Saturday, March 9 2013 9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Garden-Enthusiasts wanted for the 2013 “Ready, Set, Grow” Gardening Workshop on Saturday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon. Join the Master Gardeners of Ogle, Lee and Whiteside counties for this one-day event offering participants information about various aspects of home gardening.
Choose from a selection of fifteen workshops ranging from sustainable landscapes to the wonderful world of beekeeping. Other topics include organic soils, community gardening, growing vegetables, seed starting, new for 2013, vertical gardening, and much more. Three hands-on workshops are available for an additional fee: Magical Miniature Gardens, Succulent Container Gardens & Rain Barrels.
A keynote address by Mark Dwyer, Director of Horticulture at the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, WI will close the workshop. Dwyer will speak on Ornamental Edible Gardening. Learn how to incorporate a wide range of ornamental edibles into your garden borders, containers, and any open nook and cranny.