Name ___________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip ______________________________________ Phone ________________________________________________________
Email __________________________________________ Birthdate _______________________________ Male Female
No Registrations will be accepted before February 11, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 22, 2019 (no refunds after this date)
__ $45 Registration fee (NCC S61 001)
__ $25 MCC Horticulture students (NCC S61 002)
__ $58 Registration fee with Vermicomposting Class (NCC S61 003)
__ $20 Gardening with Family—ONLY one adult, one child (NCC S61 004)
__ $30 Gardening with Family—ONLY one adult, two children (NCC S61 005)
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
Please check: Visa MC Discover AmEx
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 2019.
Session III
1:30–2:30 p.m.
__ Tool Care 101 (2-part class)—Rich Tobiasz
__ Canning 101—Jams—Lisa Faber and Amanda Olsen
(limit 20 participants)
__ Successful Backyard Apple Orchards—Bruce Spangenberg
__ Photography—Your Flowers Are Smiling—Al Popp
__ So, You Want to Create an Ornamental Garden: Where do
You Begin?—Kathy Uszler
Session IV
2:45–3:45 p.m.
__ Tool Care 101 (2-part class)—Rich Tobiasz
__ Canning 101—Salsa—Lisa Faber and Amanda Olsen
(limit 20 participants)
__ The "How Tos" of Vermicomposting & Building your
own Worm Bin—Brenda Dahlfors and Christina Rank
(limit 20 participants/additional fee $13)
__ Invasive Species in Northern Illinois—Bruce Spangenberg
__ Introduction to Bonsai-Cindy Hayden
Gardenfest 2019 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 first and second choice for EACH session
Session I
10–11 a.m.
__ Starting Your Vegetable Garden: Basic How To's for
Beginners—Anne Miller and Ann Huetter
__ Monarch Mysteries—Traci Brandenburg
__ Cooking with Herbs—Anthony Staskiewicz (limit 20 participants)
__ The Hottest Trend—Interior Decorating with House
Plants—Heather Moister
__ Hydrangea Highlights—Kim Hartmann
Session II
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
__ Cooking with Herbs—Anthony Staskiewicz (limit 20 participants)
__ Best New Plants for 2019—Kim Hartmann
__ Illinois Bats—Traci Brandenburg
__ Weed ID and Control in Northern Illinois—Gemini Bhalsod
__ Experiencing the Working Family Farm—From Suburban
Upbringing to Life in the (sticks) Weeds—Myra and John Patyk
Lunch and Exhibitors 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Required Info (to reduce duplicate records in our system)