If you're looking to improve your "green" thumb, or you're a seasoned gardener, you'll benefit from Gardenfest workshops.
Get Out and Grow Veggies 2020
Enjoy the morning 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.
In her afternoon keynote address, Nina Koziol looks at public and private gardens--from the quirky and magical to the elegant and innovative (and their creators)—and the plants and garden art within them. If you need inspiration, this is for you.
Choose from many 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!
McHenry County College
$45 Public - NCC S61 001
$25 MCC Horticulture Students - NCC S61 002
fee includes lunch
Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020 (no refunds after this date) After March 27, registration is only accepted the day of the conference for an additional $5 fee (space limited)
If paying by check, complete the registration form(s) and mail to:
8900 U.S. Highway 14
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761
If paying by credit card, complete the registration form and fax the information to (815) 479-7775.