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The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners of Lake County will beholding their annual plant sale – “From our Garden to Yours” –Saturday, May 16th, 2015 on the Extension grounds, 100 S U.S. Highway 45,Grayslake, IL. The sale runs rain or shine, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Plants available include perennials shared from the Master Gardener’s gardens,herbs and vegetable plant seedlings. Used garden-related items will be available for sale in our “Garden Treasures” area. Payments accepted in cash and check only. Come early for the best selection. As an example ofthe plants that may be available, the previous year’s plant list is posted at: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lm/lakemg/4140.html. A map will be available the day of the sale locating three additional plant sales in the Grayslake vicinity.


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February 28

“How To Make Your Rock River Area Lilies Great.” A presentation by John Moors, director of collections at Klehm Arboretum. Learn about seed selection, growing supplies, artificial lights and caring for tender young plants. Klehm Arboretum, 2715 S. Main St. Rockord. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free for Klehm members and $6 for visitors. Info: klehm.org/lilies-rock-river-valley.


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