Green View Nursery, an expert in plants and landscaping, will be holding an Old-Fashioned Favorites Day on May 19th at the Dunlap facility, located at 2700 West Cedar Hills Drive.
Seminars are free and open to the public. For more information call Green View’s Garden Center at 309.243.7761 or visit Green View’s web site at www.greenview.com.
Old-Fashioned Favorites Day Schedule:
To reserve seating please call Green View at 309.243.7761.
Come in for old-fashioned homemade ice cream, seminars and garden advice.
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. “Old-Fashioned Garden Tips – Fact or Fiction”
There are many great garden tips that have been around for years. Some still hold true but others have changed due to advances in plants and horticultural practices.
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. “Creating a Keepsake Miniature Garden”
Kathryn Newman from Minature Garden Shoppe will show her handmade mini garden pieces
and how to choose plants, personal items and a container to create a tabletop heirloom.
12:00 a.m. Uncle Ben’s Homemade Ice Cream
Homemade ice-cream will be available for purchase from 12 to 5pm from Uncle Ben’s a
family-owned local business from Eureka, IL.
1:00 –1:45 p.m. “Best Heirloom Plants”
Which varieties have stood the test of time and why? Our recommendations for great old
plants that still work today.
Established in 1955, Green View Companies is a multi-faceted firm throughout the state of Illinois with national award-winning landscape design-build, installation, maintenance, production facilities and retail garden centers. Locations include Dunlap-Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Springfield, Champaign-Urbana and Oswego-Naperville. To find out more about Green View, visit www.greenview.com.