Gardenfest 2017 Ready, Set, Grow

Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Who should attend?

If you're looking to improve your "green" thumb, or you're a seasoned gardener, you'll benefit from Gardenfest workshops.

What will I learn?

Enjoy the keynote address "Garden Renovations for Any Size Landscape" with Melinda Myers plus choose from over 30 other breakout sessions to fill your day with education, information and new ideas.

Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books. Melinda is a dynamic presenter, appearing at many of the major flower shows and home and garden events throughout the country each year. Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist, and was a horticulture instructor with tenure.

Breakout sessions will include:

  • Controlling Garden Pests and Diseases
  • Dormant Deciduous Tree ID
  • Cooking with Herbs
  • Native Plant Landscape
  • See session descriptions


Luecht Conference Center, McHenry County College