Alternative Gardening Techniques- Belvidere

 20 May
 205 Cadillac Court, Suite 5 Belvidere, IL
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 University of Illinois Extension Horticulture- Northwest Illinois
When you don't have or want a traditional garden, you can still enjoy homegrown vegetables and herbs, thanks to some alternative ways of planting. Come learn from University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator, Candice Miller, about some of these alternative gardening techniques. Topics covered will include growing in pallets, strawbale gardening, vertical gardening, and using self-watering containers, among others. Participants will also have the option of participating in a hands-on portion where they can make their own 18 gallon self-watering container to take home. Topics covered will include: growing in pallets strawbale gardening vertical gardening using self-watering containers, and more! Join us May 20 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm at University of Illinois Extension in Boone County. The cost of this program is $5 and an additional $15 to make the self-watering container. Pre-registration is recommended, as space will be limited.

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