Prepare for gardening season with free Master Gardener seed sowing event

CLINTON, Ill. – Does the cold weather of winter have you yearning to get back into your garden? No need to wait until it warms up. Get a head start on your garden plans by sowing your seeds now.

Sowing of Seeds hosted by DeWitt County Master Gardeners will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on March 5 at Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N. Quincy St., Clinton, Ill. You will learn about sowing seeds for your garden at this free event and create a milk jug greenhouse with seeds.

Register by March 4 by calling Marie at Vespasian Warner Library at 217-935-5174. For more information, please contact Beth Miglin, horticulture Extension coordinator, at or call 217-935-5764.

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 217-935-5764. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

Source: Beth Miglin, Horticulture Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension

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

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