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Home, Lawn, and Garden Day

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Home, Lawn and Garden Day welcomes spring with a variety of gardening topics! Your $50 Registration fee includes:

  • Keynote speaker, Jack Barnwell, a landscape contractor, author, and award-winning garden designer based on Mackinac Island, Michigan, will share the best techniques for design, plant selection, and maintenance practices that create stunning displays of color and form, while minimizing care so that anyone can handle it!
  • Morning Session with Dr. David Kopsell will inspires us all with “Landscape Design Tips, Techniques and Secrets.”
  • 3 Workshops (Choose from over 35!)
  • 1 Mid-day session with Master Gardeners from the WJBC radio show who will be answering questions submitted by the attendees.
  • Lunch and morning refreshments


  • Vendors and Exhibitors
  • Door Prizes
  • Silent Auction to benefit local Master Gardener projects

See the full workshop brochure.

Space is limited to 300 participants.  Registration closes February 21, 2019



March 2
8:00 am - 3:30 pm


University of Illinois Extension
McLean County Master Gardeners


Central Catholic High School
1201 Airport Road
Bloomington, IL United States
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