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Lifestyle

Gardener’s Pathway workshop coming to Kish College

William Moss, an authority in landscape design, horticulture and urban agriculture, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Gardeners Pathway workshop on Feb. 22 at Kishwaukee College.
William Moss, an authority in landscape design, horticulture and urban agriculture, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Gardeners Pathway workshop on Feb. 22 at Kishwaukee College.

The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners once again will host the Gardener’s Pathway workshop from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.

Advance registration is required by Feb. 15. Workshops have limited seating and sessions will be filled in the order that registrations are received.

Two keynote presentations are planned.

William Moss, “Garden Boss” and authority in landscape design, horticulture and urban agriculture, will present “Lesser Known, Lesser Grown Tasty Veggies for your Home.”

Kim Hartmann, landscape designer with Countryside Flower Shop and Greenhouse, will present “Landscape 101: From Planning to Planting.”

Along with these keynote presentations, attendees will choose from a selection of workshops including “Designing with Daylilies,” “Demystifying Hydrangeas,” “Patterns and Rhythms in the Garden,” “From the sublime to the contemptible: preserving rare plants and dealing with invasive species in the Midwest,” “If You Plant It, They Will Come … A Plan to Attract Birds,” “Pruning to Energize your Flowering Shrubs” and a make-and-take on “Terrarium/Vivarium Basics.”

The workshop fee is $50 and includes morning refreshments, lunch, a welcome bag and selected handouts.

In addition to the workshops, there will be a variety of vendors.

To register for the 2020 Gardener’s Pathway, visit the U of I Extension website web.extension.illinois.edu. If you need a paper copy mailed to you, call 815-758-8194.

Those who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program should call the DeKalb County Extension office at 815-758-8194.

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