Spring Gardening Workshop

Sandwich Park District

This free event provides an opportunity for participants to learn about gardening for their home. Nancy Christian of Redbud Creek Farm in Sheridan will provide a demonstration and general gardening tips. Other speakers will be on hand with fun and interesting gardening topics. Pre-register for this event and receive a gift for your garden. Gardening items and concessions will be for sale at 8:30am.

There is no charge for this community event, but please call the Sandwich Park District office at 815-786-8044 to register so we know how many people to expect.

Free Event!

Spring Gardening Workshop

Saturday, Apr 13th, 8:30am-1pm

1001 North Latham Street

Sandwich, IL


8:00a Doors Open

  • Continental breakfast available for purchase. Redbud Creek Farm will have nursery items for sale now, during the breaks and after the program.

8:30a Welcome

8:45a Ponds and Water Gardens in Your Backyard

  • Brad Anderson of Country Pond Creations, Leland 815-495-9200 Providers of ponds and other water features.

9:30a Q & A and short break!

9:45p Pest Control Decisions for Your Vegetable Garden

  • Jeff White, DeKalb County Master Gardener
  • University of Illinois Extension Service

10:30a Q & A and short break!

10:45a Growing Small Fruits in the Home Garden

  • Lynn Rott, Kendall County Master Gardener Alumnus
  • University of Illinois Extension Service

11:30a Q & A and short break!

11:45a Flowering Trees & Shrubs to Beautify the Home Landscape

  • Nancy & Larry Christian, owners of Redbud Creek Farm Garden Center 2930 N. 4351 Road, Sheridan (5 miles from Sandwich on south Main St.) 815-496-9400 or rcf4351@sbcglobal.net

12:30p Door Prizes Awarded (Must be present to win)