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Beautify your landscape with plants from the annual Master Gardener Plant Sale

DECATUR, Ill. – Warming temperatures signal that it’s almost time to get your hands in the dirt. Prepare for garden and landscape plantings with a visit to the Master Gardener Plant Sale hosted by University of Illinois Extension.

The Master Gardener Plant Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 7 at Macon County Fairgrounds, 3700 N. Westlawn Ave., Decatur, Ill. This shopping event will include annuals, perennials, house plants, natives, succulents, hanging baskets, vegetables, tomato plants, herbs, and more. Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will be available for consultations. Don’t miss the Bargain Garden Shed for new-to-you supplies and tools!

Registration is preferred and will open April 11. Register by May 4 at, walk-ins are welcome. Accepted payment options are cash, credit, and check. For more information, please contact Julia Duncan, master gardener Extension coordinator, at or call 217-877-6042.

The horticulture program is a branch of University of Illinois Extension that provides research-based information and training about soil testing, tree health, lawn care, pest identification and control, vegetable gardening, and more. The horticulture program also provides Master Gardener training. Find DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt Extension Master Gardeners and Horticulture on Facebook.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact 217-877-6042. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

Source: Julia Duncan, Master Gardener Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension

Writer: Laura Crider, Marketing and Communications, University of Illinois Extension

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