The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners will be assisting with three area garden tours next month.
Are you looking for new garden ideas? Or do you just want to escape to a garden paradise for the day? The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners will be assisting with three area garden tours.
Gardens in Bloom Garden Tour featuring seven gardens in the O’Fallon area
Produced by St. Clair County Extension and Education Foundation, benefitting University of Illinois Extension programs. Sponsored by Sandy’s Back Porch, Eckert’s Garden Center and Effinger’s Garden Center.
Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, tickets $10 in advance or $12 day of the tour.
Plant sale and garden item raffle to be held at United Methodist Church, 504 East US 50, O’Fallon.
Presale Ticket Locations: Sandy’s Back Porch, Belleville; Eckert’s Country Store, Belleville; Hometown Ace Hardware, Belleville; Starr Florist and Greenhouses, Belleville; Ace Hardware of O’Fallon, Terry’s Home and Garden Center, Centreville; or University of Illinois Extension offices in Waterloo and Collinsville. For information, call (618) 939-3434.
Tickets available the day of the tour only at United Methodist Church, O’Fallon.
2014 Monroe County Garden Tour featuring gardens in Historic Maeystown
Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension, Monroe County Master Gardeners, and Midwest Block and Brick, Waterloo
Saturday, June 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance or $12 day of the tour.
Demonstrations during tour by Master Gardener, Karlene Feldker
10:30 a.m. – Classy Containers and 11:30 a.m. – Butterflies and Hummingbirds at Old Stone Mill, 1113 Mill St., Maeystown
Presale Ticket locations: Diehl’s Floral and Gifts, Waterloo; Shady Creek Nursery and Garden, Columbia; Stuckmeyer Plants and Produce, Illinois 3 between Waterloo and Columbia; Sonnenberg Landscape Material and Supply, Illinois 3 between Waterloo and Columbia; University of Illinois Extension offices, Waterloo and Collinsville. For information, call (618) 939-3434.
2014 Madison County Garden Tour featuring nine gardens in the Edwardsville-Glen Carbon area
Saturday, June 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets $12 in advance or $15 day of the tour. (Children 10 and under free)
Free demonstrations presented by Master Gardeners:
9 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Container Gardening; 1 p.m. – Cooking with Herbs
Presale Ticket locations: The Bank of Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Alton, Highland and Maryville Road, Granite City; Creekside Gardens, Collinsville; Edwardsville City Clerk’s Office; Edwardsville Public Library; First Clover Leaf Bank, St. Louis St., Goshen Road and Illinois 157 locations in Edwardsville; First Collinsville Bank, Edwardsville, Maryville and Troy; Glen Carbon Centennial Library; Market Basket, Edwardsville, Godfrey and Troy; University of Illinois Extension Offices in Collinsville and Waterloo. For more information, call (618) 344-4230.
Tickets may be ordered by mail: University of Illinois Extension, 1 Regency Plaza Drive, Suite 200, Collinsville. Tickets available the day of the tour at Stephenson House, 409 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville.