Presented by Carroll, Lee, Ogle, & Whiteside Master Gardeners

University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners would like to share their gardening workshop Ready…Set… Grow…  This annual workshop is presented in cooperation with Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL and draws avid gardeners from a wide area. The 2021 event will be postponed this year until Spring of 2022. Past participants will be receiving a gardening packet via email this year with tips and tricks to gardening.

During your scheduled breaks make sure to visit the Dillon Mall

· Exhibitors with unique gardening items for purchase

· Book Nook with plenty of gardening materials to take home and enjoy for free

· Master Gardener Question and Answer Help Desk

 

 

 

Keynote Speaker TBD for 2022

 

 

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8:00 to 8:25 AM - Registration & Continental Breakfast

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8:30 to 9:30 AM - Keynote Presentation: 

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9:30 to 9:45 AM -Visit Vendors & Register for Door Prizes, Master Gardener Help Desk

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SESSION ONE - 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM - CHOOSE ONE

 

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SESSION TWO - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - CHOOSE ONE

 

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12:00 PM to 1:00 PM: Buffet Lunch; Visit Vendors

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SESSION THREE - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - CHOOSE ONE

 

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2:00 PM to 2:15 PM - Evaluation & Door Prizes Announced

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Sessions will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Extension reserves the right to refuse registrations received at any time if numbers exceed room capacity. For more information about Ready . . . Set . . . Grow... and other Master Gardener programs, please call any Extension office in Carroll, Lee, Ogle, or Whiteside counties. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact your local Extension office. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. 

Becoming an exhibitor is easy and inexpensive.  Each exhibitor will receive one 6 foot table and two chairs in the Exhibit Mall area to promote your business and sell your merchandise, Continental breakfast and lunch for the cost of $30.00.

If you have any questions regarding exhibiting at Ready…Set…Grow… please contact U of I Extension Program Coordinator  Marilyn Kemmerer at 815 857-3525 or kemmerer@illinois.edu