University of Illinois Extension serving Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion Counties
801 North Country Fair Drive
Champaign, IL 61821
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 11:30 - 12:30pm)
201 W. Kenyon Road
Champaign, IL 61820
916 W Seminary Ave
P.O. Box 163
Onarga, IL 60955-0163
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)
3164 North Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12-1pm)
2018 Garden Day Workshop and Spring Festival
March 1-10, 2018 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM )
The Garden Day Workshop has sold out-However...
The Spring Festival is open to the public from 8-4 at no charge with garden themed vendors, raffle items and a silent auction.
Vendors are featuring everything plant lovers enjoy: hand crafted wrought iron garden art, artisan herbal bath salts and lotions from The Herb Basket, Schuren Nursery succulents, Lost Traesures, Sandy's Breads and More, 5 Acre Farm Daylilies, Walts Acres, International Greenhouse Supply, Berry's Garden Center and others.
The silent auction includes 12 yards of compost, elevated cedar planter, solid hand made potting bench, kit to raise monarchs and other butterflies, hobby greenhouse, garden cart full of supplies, Georgetown Pallet mulch, Sunrise Nursery gift basket, Deer and pest resistant gardening supplies, hand crafted leaf casts and more.
There is also a prize room with over 40 baskets with themes like Plants for Pollinators, coffee, herbs etc.
Garden Day Festival is a great way to shake off the winter doldrums and get inspiration for this year’s garden.
Profits are used to fund and maintain Master Gardener educational programs and community projects in Vermilion County. If you have questions, call the University of Illinois Extension office at 217.442.8615 and ask for Jenney Hanrahan.
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate call 217.442.8615.