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Get Gardening Tips, Tour Farm on April 9

Waubonsee Community College is partnering with Heritage Prairie Farm in Elburn to present “The Educated Gardener,” a half-day of gardening fun and information, on Saturday, April 9. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive. The cost is $69, and for an additional $20, guests can enjoy a farm-fresh lunch and tour of Heritage Prairie at 1:15 p.m. Tickets are available at or by calling (630) 466-2360.

After a keynote address by Heritage Prairie Farm owner Bronwyn Weaver, participants will be able to attend three different breakout workshops. Taught by instructors from the University of Illinois Extension, workshop topics will include soils, perennials, vegetable gardening, natural lawn care, beekeeping and composting.