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Mulch Madness: Red Oak Rain Garden

examples of 24 native plants
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Get to know native plants of Illinois!

Boost your knowledge of 28 species of native plants found in Illinois Extension/Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant's Red Oak Rain Garden. Participate in the fun by submitting your plant selections in advance — and follow RORG on social media to dig into details for specific plants. Vote for your picks during daily matches held on RORG social media at 11 AM and 6 PM each weekday from March 14 to March 31.

Two Ways to Participate:

  • Advance plant selections due: March 14 by 11 AM (CT)
  • Vote on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter: March 14 to March 31 at 11 AM and 6 PM each weekday
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact