Gardening workshop set for Dixon


Ready Set Grow Gardening Workshop Hosted By Carroll, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside counties Master Gardeners will be held on Saturday, March 21 from 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon.

 This event is open to anyone who is interested in or enjoys gardening. We offer a keynote speaker; Richard Hentschel, Apples, Getting to the Core of Things. Twelve breakout sessions over a wide variety of topics including hardy perennial vegetable crops For the Midwest, asparagus, rhubarb, horseradish, the cook’s garden, fun with fermentation, “are my trees and plants in trouble?” new invaders update, make and take succulent wreath, and many more; multiple vendors with unique items for purchase; a master gardener Q & A Desk; and continental breakfast and buffet lunch!

The fee for this program is $45, and registrations will be accepted until March 16. For more information or to register for Ready…Set…Grow…, please visit: or call Ogle County Extension Office at 815-732-2191.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Extension office at, 421 W. Pines Rd. Suite 10, Oregon, or 815-732-2191. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.