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Gardening Tips for the Cash-Strapped and Over-Committed

Schedule and Location

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cudahy Room, Administration Building

Fees and Registration

$25.00 member
$34.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

Amanda Thompsen's car overflows with plants, baby seats, and personal belongingsWho has time to garden? You do!

Between shuttling kids to and from practice, working, keeping up the house, paying the bills, and trying to put a hot meal together, gardening can seem impossible. But take it from mom, author, and business owner Amanda Thompsen, you CAN do it and enjoy the satisfaction of home-grown veggies and colorful flowers dotting your yard. 

Learn to garden on the cheap using low-cost or free materials. Find out how to spend as little time as possible working but still reap the benefits of a fruitful garden. Get hands-on with simple garden projects you can use to get your garden started in no time at all. Bring your sense of humor and spirit of can-do!

Instructor: Amanda Thomsen, author of Kiss My Aster
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 35

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Course Details

ONLINE: Register now
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.