Illinois Master Gardeners

Horticulture Blogs

Chicago Urban Gardening: The day to day experiences of an Illinois Extension Urban Horticulture Educator in Chicago.

Connecting to Our Food Web: Dedicated to educational resources towards building and sustaining viable food webs and ecosystems.

Flowers, Fruits, and Frass: Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

The Garden Scoop: Featuring seasonal tips and tricks from the horticulture team at Illinois Extension.

Good Growing: Keeping you growing with good ideas.

The Humble Gardener: At University of Illinois Extension, our volunteers are at our core. Hear their voice on this volunteer driven blog.

ILRiverHort: Helping new and experienced gardeners develop their skills and knowledge while encouraging everyone to enjoy the outdoors. 

Know How, Know More: Connecting you with your food, farmers and community.

Naturalist Notebook: Reviews and journal entries inspired by nature in West Central Illinois. 

Northwest Illinois Hort Corner: In the far Northwest Corner of Illinois, gardening is a very popular pastime! Get your info here!

Over the Garden Fence: Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

Prairie to Perennials: An almanac of all things that grow in Lincoln's backyard.

Raise, Grow, Harvest, Eat, Repeat: A blog for growers, consumers, and backyard gardeners to grow, eat, and connect in the local food system.