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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

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Bus Trip

March 14, 2018

University of Illinois Extension and our Master Gardeners invite you to join us for a bus trip to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show on Wednesday, March 14 where you can welcome spring after a long and cold winter. You will bewowedwithlife-sized gardens,how-to workshopsandinstructional seminars. 

This year’s theme is “FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story to Tell.” where the creators of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show interpret the unique role flowers, plants and gardens play in the stories of our lives and literature.

The event will feature 20+ life-sized gardens that you can walk through, daily seminars, DIY workshops and a bustling marketplace. Perfect for families, gardening veterans and newbies, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show will be an event filled with hands-on experiences and non-stop fun.

Trip sponsored by U of I Extension Master Gardeners

Departure Times/Locations: Rock Island County Fair Grounds, East Moline @ 7:10 a.m.
or Best Western Annawan @ 7:50 a.m.
Leave from Navy Pier to return home @ 4:30 p.m.

Cost is : $60 per person (includes show admission and charter bus transportation) Meals are on your own.
Bus will have water and light snacks. 


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