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McHenry County Master Gardeners

1102 McConnell Road, Woodstock, IL
815-338-3737

Master Gardeners are adults of all ages who love gardening and who have previous gardening experience.

Recent News

New Seed Library for Gardeners

Ever heard of a seed library? Similar to borrowing a book, gardeners can “borrow” seeds with the intention of collecting seeds from mature plants and returning those seeds in the fall. The University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master…

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McHenry County Gardenfest

Earn your green thumb while in pajamas at the virtual 2021 McHenry County Gardenfest, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 10, via Zoom. You will learn about new garden trends, plants and techniques at this half-day-long series of garden…

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Meet Chicagoland Experts at Gardenfest 2020

Earn your green thumb at the annual McHenry County Gardenfest. Learn about garden trends, new plants and techniques at this day-long series of garden-related seminars. Gardenfest 2020 will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at…

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Field Trip to Wisconsin Garden Expo

Calling all gardeners with cabin fever — time for a road trip. The University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master Gardeners will host a bus trip to the PBS Wisconsin Garden & Landscape Expo on Saturday, Feb. 8, in Madison, Wisconsin.…

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McHenry County Farm Stroll 2019

Come out for a day in the country on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the fifth annual McHenry County Farm Stroll. A total of 12 farms will be part of this educational family-friendly tour, which includes fruit and vegetable growers, dairy and beef cattle…

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Garden Walk 2019

Visit some of the best home gardens in McHenry County. The University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master Gardeners and McHenry County College will hold their annual Garden Walk from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, to showcase nine…

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McHenry County Gardenfest 2019

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Master Gardener Milena Buck, 815-459-4430, milenab2000@gmail.com Master Gardener Agnes Burkus, 815-455-6872, agnesburkus@yahoo.com Master Gardener Michelle Walsh, 847-515-7026, mbyrnew@comcast.net …

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McHenry County Farm Stroll

Take an excursion through McHenry County from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 24, to see 12 diversified family farms during the annual Farm Stroll. The self-guided tour is free, but farmers will sell products and produce (cash only). …

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McHenry County Gardenfest 2017

McHenry County Gardenfest 2017 Saturday, April 8, 2016, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presented by University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master  Gardeners and McHenry County College   Costs $45 and includes lunch   Get a much-needed…

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McHenry County Farm Stroll and Market

Come out for a day in the country from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, to experience a variety of farms, from apple orchards to animal farms, during the free McHenry County Farm Stroll and Market. A total of 11 farms will be part of this…

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Garden Walk 2016

Garden Walk, sponsored by the McHenry County Master Gardeners and McHenry County College, will showcase eight spectacular gardens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9. The tour starts at the MCC Demonstration Garden and meanders through Crystal…

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McHenry County Gardenfest 2016

For Immediate Release McHenry County Gardenfest 2016 Seasoned gardeners and novices alike will enjoy McHenry County Gardenfest, a day-long series of garden-related seminars and workshops, sponsored by McHenry County College and the University of…

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Garden Walk 2015

Garden Walk, sponsored by McHenry County Master Gardeners and McHenry County College, will feature nine incredible gardens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Gardens in Crystal Lake, McHenry, Wonder Lake and Richmond will feature…

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