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University of Illinois Extension serving Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties

Marion County
1404 E Main
Rt 50 East
Salem, IL 62881
Phone: 618-548-1446
FAX: 618-548-9891

Bond County
925 E. Harris
Greenville, IL 62246
Phone: 618-664-3665
FAX: 618-664-9277
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Clinton County
1163 N. Fourth Street
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-4551
FAX: 618-526-4597
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Jefferson County
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Washington County
9623 Wall Street
Nashville, IL 62263
Phone: 618-327-8881
FAX: 618-327-8882
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Upcoming Events

Individual Master Gardener Classes-Open to the Public

February 27, 2018 (9:00 AM )

Illinois Extension has opened up the Master Gardening Classes for those who want to advance their knowledge and understanding of plants and Ornamental Horticulture.  If you would like to become a Master Gardener and currently do not have the time to devote to the full program or would like to try out a few classes to see if the program meets your needs then this is your opportunity. January and February classes will be at the Illinois Extension Office in Breese and the March and April classes will be at the Illinois Extension Office in Salem. 

·         January 30     Insects-Location Breese         

·         February 6     Vegetables-Location Breese  

·         February 13   Soils-Location Breese             

·         February 20   Wildlife  and Organic Gardening and Composting-Location Breese

·         February 27   Lawns-Location Breese

·         March 6          Diseases and Diagnosis-Location Salem       

·         March 13       Trees, Shrubs and Vines-Location Salem

·         March 20       Annuals/Perennials-Location Salem

·         March 27      Fruits-Location Salem

·         April 3           Integrated Pest Management(IPM) Salem

Classes are individually priced and you can earn a $25.00 certificate to be used off of your next year’s training if you choose to attend. Classes run from 9am-4pm with a full lunch break.  Each class is taught by a University of Illinois specialist and will provide an in-depth look into each subject being offered.

Please call if you are interested in attending any of the classes-618-526-4551.