Illinois Extension has a vast collection of resources addressing horticultural interests across Illinois. Home and commercial horticulturalists each have unique needs, and we've cultivated resources to address their top concerns.

How can I learn more?

  • Contact the local Garden Help Desk at 217-782-4617 or uiemg-lms@illinois.edu to get timely research-based answers for your home horticulture and gardening questions from a Master Gardener volunteer.
  • Visit one of our local Demonstration Gardens to look and learn from what our Master Gardener volunteers are growing.
  • Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with local horticulture activities and programs.
  • Read the Prairies to Perennials Blog, an almanac of things that grow, by Jennifer Fishburn.