Gardening News: ‘Let’s Get Growing’ session set for May 24 at Nicholas Conservatory

• Pre-registration required; attendees will receive a ‘garden to go’ kit

Staff Report

Rockford Park District’s City of Gardens will hold a “Let’s Get Growing” session from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 24, at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N. Second St., Rockford.

This session will be an introduction to vegetable gardening for the novice gardener, and will include a planting demonstration and question-and-answer period.

Those in attendance will receive a “garden to go,” complete with a tomato plant and a variety of seeds to get your garden started.

Admission is free and is limited to the first 50 people who pre-register. Pre-registration is required.

Let’s Get Growing” is a series of events offered by the Rockford Park District’s City of Gardens program. The City of Gardens’ mission is to provide community-wide enhancement of public and private places to create a beautiful, healthy and safe environment in which to live, work and play.

To register or for more information, contact Brenda Smith at (815) 987-8863, brendasmith@rockfordparkdistrict.org, or fax form to (815) 987-8860. Pre-registration is required to receive a “garden to go.”

From the May 23-29, 2012, issue

2 thoughts on “Gardening News: ‘Let’s Get Growing’ session set for May 24 at Nicholas Conservatory

  • May 23, 2012 at 4:49 am
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    This looks great! I’m getting to that age now where I really want to have my own allotment. Learning how to grow vegetables is a must!

  • May 23, 2012 at 4:52 am
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    I really want to get an allotment and learning how to grow vegetables is a must!

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