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Gardenfest - Ready, Set, Grow

Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Who should attend Gardenfest?

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 "Get Out and Grow Veggies 2020" by TV garden host, author, producer, and educator, William Moss. William will review 20 of the best veggies to grow in Chicagoland based on nutrition, productivity, maintenance, etc. He'll discuss new varieties with new features and old varieties with newly discovered attributes.

Choose from over 30 other breakout sessions to fill your day with education, information and new ideas!

Breakout sessions include:

  • Landscapes and Gardens from a Designer's View
  • Backyard Blueberries and Raspberries
  • Tool Care and Sharpening
  • Curb Appeal and Landscaping Ideas from Fixer Upper
  • and many, many more!

downloadDownload descriptions of all the Gardenfest breakout sessions!

What does it cost?

$45 Public - NCC S61 001
$25 MCC Horticulture Students - NCC S61 002
fee includes lunch

How can I register?

No registrations will be accepted before February 10, 2020.