Who should attend?
If you're looking to improve your "green" thumb, or you're a seasoned gardener, you'll benefit from Gardenfest workshops.
Enjoy the keynote address "Three Seasons of Outrageous Color from Perennials" with Kerry Ann Mendez plus choose from over 30 other breakout sessions to fill your day with education, information and new ideas.
Kerry Ann Mendez has authored three gardening books: The Right-Size Flower Garden: Simplify Your Outdoor Space with Smart Design Solutions and Plant Choices; The Ultimate Flower Gardener's Top Ten Lists and Top Tens Lists for Beautiful Shade Gardens. She specializes in low-maintenance garden and landscape design, incorporating perennials, ornamental grasses, flowering shrubs, bulbs, and no-fuss annuals.
Breakout sessions will include:
- Permaculture Basics
- Fun and Fabulous Terrariums
- Cooking with Herbs
- Dragonflies & Damselflies of McHenry County: A Photographic Journey through the Life History of Odonates and more!
Luecht Conference Center, McHenry County College