Session I
10–11 a.m.
__ Greenhouse Tour—Rich Tobiasz
__ Curb Appeal and Landscaping Ideas from Fixer Upper—
Heather Moister
__ Cooking with Herbs—Anthony Staskiewicz (limit 20)
__ Long Blooming Perennials—Kim Hartmann
__ Backyard Blueberries & Raspberries—Bruce Spangenberg
Session II
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
__ Cooking with Herbs—Anthony Staskiewicz (limit 20)
__ Landscapes and Gardens from a Designer’s View—
Kathy Uszler
__ Tool Care and Sharpening—Rich Tobiasz
__ May-Bee a Superhero!—Cindy Hayden
__ Growing Your Own Bouquets—Liz Cardella/
Collie Flower Farm
Required Info (to reduce duplicate records in our system)
Name ___________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip ______________________________________ Phone ________________________________________________________
Email __________________________________________ Birthdate _______________________________ Male Female
No Registrations will be accepted before February 10, 2020
Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020 (no refunds after this date)
__ $45 Registration fee (NCC S61 001)
__ $25 MCC Horticulture students (NCC S61 002)
After this date, registration is only accepted the day of the conference for an additional $5 fee (space limited)
Make checks payable to: McHenry County College
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Card # _______________________________________________________________
Exp.Date ____________________________________ CCV# _____________ (last three digits on back of card)
Cardholder’s Signature _________________________________________________
Mail or fax this registration form with session choices and payment to:
MCC Conferences, 8900 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Fax #: (815) 479-7775
No phone registrations accepted—we need your session choices!
For more information call (815) 479-7570 or email
University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners in McHenry County and
McHenry County College are sponsors of Gardenfest 2020.
Lunch and Exhibitors 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Afternoon Welcome 1:15–1:30 p.m.
Afternoon Keynote Speaker 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Nina Koziol: The Gardener as Artist
Session III
2:45–3:45 p.m.
__ Tool Care and Sharpening—Rich Tobiasz
__ Pointers for Pruning Trees Like a Professional—
Bruce Spangenberg
__ Best New Plants for 2020—Kim Hartmann
__ Landscaping for Birds—Lisa Maier/
McHenry County Audubon
__ Native Plants—Beauty and Benets—Carol Rice and
Kris Hall/WPPC
3:45–4 p.m. Pick up Door Prizes/Exhibits
Gardenfest 2020 Registration Form
Mail this registration form or fax to (815) 479-7775 indicating your rst and second choice for EACH session. The $45 fee includes
lunch. Please submit a registration form for EACH person attending. View workshop descriptions and download additional forms at No registrations will be accepted by phone.
*Indicate your rst and second choice for EACH session