Gardening seminar at IVCC March 8

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 3:30 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 3:58 p.m. CDT

OGLESBY — People interested in gardening can attend the Spring Garden Seminar on March 8 at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) in Oglesby. Paul Barrett will help anyone interested in learning more about gardening with garden-related seminars, co-sponsored by University of Illinois Extension and IVCC.

The Spring Garden Seminar will have four sessions with four to five classes available in each session. Check-in is at 8 a.m. with the first class starting at 8:30 a.m. Classes are one hour and 15 minutes long, with 15-minute breaks between classes. The last class ends at 3:15 p.m. There will be several vendors to visit during breaks and lunch. A continental breakfast, cold drinks and snacks between classes, lunch and an afternoon snack are all included in the registration fee. There will also be door prizes awarded throughout the day. Advance registration is required by March 1 to the LaSalle County Extension Office. To sign up for the course and get fee information, go to or call the LaSalle County Extension Office at 815-433-0707.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate, indicate when registering. For more information, contact Paul Barrett, University of Illinois Extension at 815-433-0707 or email

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