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!
  • See 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.