Dig into a Beautiful Spring Garden


Heather talks to Micah Putman, Assistant Facilities Manager at Allerton Park and Retreat Center, about the upcoming plant sale.

The plant sale starts on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, continues to Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and ends on Sunday, May 6, 2018 with the sale starting at 9:00 am and ending at 5:00 pm. All proceeds from the sale go to the care of the gardens at Allerton and community programs. The sale is in the Meadow and includes annuals, perennials, natives, veggies, herbs, and Allerton Bluebells.

Classes will also be offered at the sale, but preregistration is required. There will be a container gardening workshop in the Visitor Center on Friday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm with Candice Hart extension Educator. Flower Arranging with Becky Newton from Wrens Gate Garden and Studio is another workshop offered on Saturday at 10:00 am. There will also be a yoga class on Sunday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

For more information, please visit their website at https://allerton.illinois.edu/.

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