Allsup: Property, Garden, and Garden Working day goes digital | Property & Yard

For the past 18 many years, gardeners have packed the halls of Central Catholic High College the first Saturday of March. They bustled in between a plethora of lessons and displays by McLean County Master Gardeners and area professionals, then remaining with their palms filled with goodies for the forthcoming period and their heads stuffed with inspiration — a working day loaded with shared encounters. Just one Saturday early morning in spring would support them turn out to be superior gardeners.

The 19th once-a-year House, Lawn, and Backyard garden Working day will go digital this 12 months — McLean County Learn Gardeners continue to have heads, fingers and hearts to inspire. Still assisting others find out to develop, but in a various environment. When you are in your living place with seed catalogues strewn about or looking at the wintertime birds outside of your window, you can enjoy this gardening event are living, presented on line, from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6.

Registration is open up now through March 3 at the University of Illinois Extension web page:

Property, Lawn, and Back garden Day is an event packed complete of gardening speakers and workshops. Attendees will show up at 5 live, on-line workshops on trending horticulture subject areas, which includes what’s new at the nursery this spring heirloom vs. hybrid tomatoes designing breathtaking container gardens native shrubs for your landscape and gardening for birds, butterflies and bees.