On Thursday, April 4, the Sycamore History Museum will sponsor, “Think Spring,” as part of their Brown Bag Lunch series. Local gardener Deborah Smith will help listeners get ready for spring gardening. Her talk will explore the classes she took at Kishwaukee College, her internship in England, and how she applies her knowledge and experiences at home in Sycamore. The program will be held at noon at the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Freight Room, 475 DeKalb Ave. in Sycamore.
Smith is an avid gardener and former horticultural student at Kishwaukee College who competed a three-month international internship at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in London, England. Smith’s presentation regarding her internship at Kew and visits to other spectacular gardens in the area, including Sissinghurst, Great Dixter and Hampton Court, will be accompanied by a slide show featuring many of the plants and gardens she saw during her time in England.
The Brown Bag lunch program takes place on the first Thursday of the month at noon and are sponsored by the Sycamore History Museum. The program is free and open to the public, donations are welcome. Coffee and cookies are provided. Please park for the program on Sacramento Street or in the public lot at Sacramento and State Street. For more information call 815-895-5762 .
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