Russel Allen Garden Day scheduled for
Discounts given for early registration
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[February 15, 2017]
- The University of Illinois Extension Logan County Master Gardeners
will host Russel Allen Garden Day on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at
the Meyers-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College. Sessions will run
from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, with registration from 8 to 8:45 am.
The public is invited for this event that will feature various
presentations related to gardening, as well as displays by area
plant and gardening societies. Pre-registration is high encouraged.
There will also be a registration fee discount for those who
register in advance.
The day is in honor of Russel Allen a charter member of the Logan
county Master Gardener volunteer program.
Key note speaker Deanna Fratschi, Creating a Hummingbird Haven. She
will discuss ways to attract and create habitat for ruby-throated
hummingbirds. Deanna is a University of Illinois Extension Master
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Other presenters and session topics will include: Pruning and Care of
Hydrangeas, Rich Hornbaker, Hornbaker Gardens; Wildflowers of Elkhart Hill, Dr.
Peggy Lee; Square Foot Gardening, Mel Tracy, U of I Extension Master Gardener
volunteer; The Healing Power of Herbs, Amy Wertheim, Certified IL Herb Gardener;
How Local Food Can Change Logan County, Katie Bishop, PrairiErth Farm, and
Nicole Cox, Coordinator of The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Market; and
Create Your Own Stepping Stone, Carol Mills and Grace Wibben, U of I Extension
Master Gardener volunteers.
To view a brochure and register on-line, visit the U of I Extension
Logan-Menard-Sangamon website at
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lms/ . For additional information call
[Joyce L. Leesman
Logan County Master Gardener Volunteer]