18th Street Community Garden Hotspot

The 18th Street Community Garden Hotspot is located in the back of the Coles County Health Services Building on 18th St. and is adjacent to the community garden.  One of the features of this site is a Milkweed Demonstration Garden in which a variety of different milkweed plants will be planted and labeled. Planting was initiated in Spring 2020. 

Partners:

Eastern Illinois University

City of Charleston

Coles County Health Department

Coles County Mental Health Dept.

Eastern tiger swallowtail at Coles Health Dept
Eastern tiger swallowtail at Coles Health Dept

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Planting milkweed demonstration garden at Coles Health Dept
Planting milkweed demonstration garden at Coles Health Dept

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Monarch laying eggs at Coles Health Dept
Monarch laying eggs at Coles Health Dept

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Eastern tiger swallowtail at Coles Health Dept
Eastern tiger swallowtail at Coles Health Dept

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