The 34nd annual Gardenfest hosted by the Boone County Master Gardeners will be Saturday, April 4 from 9AM to 3PM at the Boone Co. 4-H Fairgrounds. 20 garden-related vendors will sell unique garden art, gifts, flowers, herbs, succulents and other garden items. Gardenfest highlights include a used tool and garden item sale, free soil testing, door prizes throughout the day and expert speakers. Speakers include Mary Wertz on Invasive Landscape Plants, Myrene Brown on Cultivate the Wild: Wild Flowers in a Traditional Garden and John Thieme on Where Are All The Butterflies?
Children’s activities, free Q & A, and lunch and homemade desserts will also be available. Free native tree seedlings will be given to the first 300 participants. (Pin Oak, Hazelnut and Common Chokeberry.)
Gardenfest is sponsored by the Boone County Master Gardeners and is free and open to the public in the Farm Bureau Community Building at the Fairgrounds, 1300 E. 100 S. in Lebanon.
Find more info at www.mastergardeneboonecounty.org or
Gardenfest April 4, 9AM-3PM
Mary Wertz – Invasive Landscape Plants
Myrene Brown – Cultivate the Wild: Wild Flowers in a Traditional Garden
John Thieme – Where Are All the Butterflies?