Step into Spring at McHenry County Gardenfest




Melinda Myers

Presented by the University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master Gardeners and McHenry County College, McHenry County Gardenfest 2017, a daylong series of garden-related seminars and workshops, will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 8. Experienced and seasoned gardeners alike will get a much-needed dose of spring and learn about new garden trends, plants and techniques.

        Nationally renowned keynote speaker Melinda Myers will talk about Garden Renovations for Any Size Landscape. In addition to more than 30 breakout sessions covering gardening topics such as how to control garden pests and diseases, identifying dormant deciduous trees,  cooking with herbs, native plant landscaping, new plants, organic gardening and garden design, dozens of exhibitors will be selling books and garden-related products, and performing demonstrations.

Cost is $45 in advance/$50 at the door, and includes lunch. Location: McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Rte. 14, Crystal Lake. Pre-register at McHenry.edu/gardenfest by Mar. 28. For more information, call 815-479-7570.

 

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