Gardenfest - Ready, Set, Grow

Saturday, April 6, 2019 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 "The Sievert Gardens--From 1970 until Today" with Dale Sievert plus choose from over 30 other breakout sessions to fill your day with education, information and new ideas.

Join Dale as he discusses the over 49-year development of his award-winning moss gardens. He will touch on how his style and thought of gardening has changed over the years.

Breakout sessions will include:

  • Gardening With Family
  • Invasive Species in Northern Illinois
  • The "How tos" of Vermicomposting and Building your own Worm Bin
  • Hydrangea Highlights
  • and many, many more!

downloadDownload descriptions of all the breakout sessions!


Luecht Conference Center, McHenry County College

What does it cost?

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

How can I register?

Registration Deadline: March 22, 2019 (no refunds after this date) After March 22, registration is only accepted the day of the conference for an additional $5 fee (space limited)

If paying by check, please fill out the registration form(s) and mail to:

The Luecht Conference Center
McHenry County College
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761

If paying by credit card, please fill out the registration form and fax the information to (815) 479-7775.