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Learn Gardening Tips and Enjoy a Farm-Fresh Lunch at Waubonsee Event

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 14. 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 $59. 

For an additional $20, guests can enjoy a farm-fresh lunch and tour of Heritage Prairie at 1:15 p.m.

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

For more information, call Community Education at (630) 466-2360.