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University of Illinois Extension serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

Rock Island County
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm (closed from 12pm - 1pm)

Henry-Stark County
358 Front Street
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: 309-932-3447
FAX: 309-932-3454
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am - 4:30pm (closed from 12pm - 1pm)

Mercer County
2106 SE Third Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: 309-582-5106
FAX: 309-582-7338
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 8am - 4:30 pm, (closed from 12pm - 1pm)

Upcoming Events

Mid-Winter Horticulture Workshop in Geneseo

January 28, 2017 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM )

First Lutheran Church
114 E Main St
Geneseo, IL 61254 (Rock Island County)

A little cold weather, and yes, even some fluffy, white snow for Christmas is always nice, but once the new year has gotten underway, it's time to start dreaming and planning for the spring growing season. If this sounds like you, plan to join us for the Saturday morning Mid-Winter Horticulture Workshop. 

Check-in 8:30 a.m. – enjoy rolls, juice, fruit, & coffee. Programs start at 9 a.m. on January 28th 

Mid-Winter Program Topics:

9 A.M.: Martha Smith University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator presents: Gardening for Birds and Butterflies. Birds and butterflies give our gardens wings. Learn simple practices that can help maximize their number and variety in your garden. We’ll cover the basics, including which plants are most likely to draw these visitors into your unique landscape.

10 A.M: LuAnn Urban a Natural Area Guardian of Henry County Soil and Water for over 20 years presents the Four Seasons of Prairie Flowers. She also discusses her work at Munson Cemetery.  

11 A.M: Jason Haupt Energy & Environmental Stewardship Educator from University of Illinois Extension presents: Green Cleaning- Learn about the many options you have when choosing cleaning products.  Learn about making your own cleaning products and how to make better choices when you but cleaning products from a store.

 Registration for the program is $12.00 per person in advance $15.00 at the door.

You can find the exact location via an online map by Googling the First Lutheran Church or go directly to    114 E Main St, Geneseo, IL 61254


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