Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Whiteside County
12923 Lawrence Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-632-3611
FAX: 815-716-8922

Carroll County
807D S Clay St
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Phone: 815-244-9444
FAX: 815-244-3708

Lee County
280 W Wasson Rd
Amboy, IL 61310
Phone: 815-857-3525
FAX: 815-857-3527

Upcoming Events

Seed Starting 101

March 14, 2018 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM )

Rock Falls Public Library
1007 7th Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071 (Whiteside County)

March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2018- Various Times- Local Libraries

Are you interested in starting a garden but don’t know how?  Stop by your local library in March to talk to a Master Gardener. Whiteside County Master Gardeners will be on hand to offer expert advice and knowledge on backyard gardening and demonstrate how to start seeds. Check out the assortment of free seeds to get started from the Seed Library. The Seed Library will be available throughout the growing season. Check out the following times and locations in your area.

March 7/ 9-11am-Sterling Public Library

March 14/9-11am-Rock Falls Public Library

March 14/2-4pm-Henry C. Adams Memorial Library, Prophetstown

March 21/10-noon-Odell Public Library, Morrison

March 28/ 2-4pm-Schmaling Memorial Library, Fulton