Get Your Summer On

Need to up your gardening game? For the Daily Herald’s annual Get Your Summer On campaign, we are kicking it off with some help to get your garden started while you’re staying home and thinking about being more self-sufficient.

The Daily Herald is partnering with Lurvey Home & Garden in Des Plaines to host four free gardening webinars. They will be recorded so you can watch them at your leisure, but you do need to sign up in advance.

Pre-register for each class to receive unique discount coupons to help you get started in your garden. Must pre-register before each class deadline listed on the Eventbrite page. (Click the registration button above for details.)

Classes are for experienced and novice gardeners alike.

Class Schedule

Monday, April 19: Spring Lawn Care & Bed Prep

Our experts will cover the proper way to care for your lawn this spring from fertilizing, installing new lawn, weed control and proper watering.  In addition, tune in and hear some tips on preparing your vegetable gardens and the “how to” of preparing your garden beds and borders for the upcoming season.

Monday, April 26: Edibles – Seeds & Cool Season Plant StartMonday, May 10: Virtual Nursery Tours

Monday, May 3: Container Gardening w/ Optional DIY Kit

Monday, May 10: Virtual Nursery Tour

All of the webinars are free. Just click here to register.  Lurvey Home & Garden is located at 2550 E. Dempster St., Des Plaines. Visit them online at