For your added knowledge and enjoyment, Plantscape offers FREE seminars and special
events throughout the year. Presentations are made here at Plantscape in our seminar
building located behind the garden center building.
The seminar building is also available for meetings at no charge. Contact us to arrange
date and time.
Saturday, July 20, at 10:00 a.m.
Karen Frailey of the Shawnee Chapter, Illinois Audubon Society
Karen Frailey, a member of the local Shawnee chapter of the Illinois Audubon
Society, will present an informative program on hummingbirds on Saturday, July 20,
at 10:00 a.m. here at Plantscape. Her new program has updated information on the
natural history of hummingbirds, interesting facts and fallacies, and how to attract
these tiny jewel-like birds to your garden with flowers and feeders. A new power
point presentation and informative handouts from the Illinois Audubon Society will
also be available. She has presented programs on gardening for hummingbirds locally,
throughout the state and Midwest for the past decade, so this will be a fun and interesting
topic to inform us about these favorite birds.
Seating for the presentation is limited, so please call 942-4865 or email us
at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat for this free seminar so we will
know how many people to expect. Participants can register to win a FREE hummingbird
feeder or accessories after the seminar, so come and enjoy this interesting presentation!
Flower Arranging Demonstration
Saturday, August 24, at 10:00 a.m.
Chris Lueking, from “Flower Girls” Flower Farm, Woodlawn, IL
You can learn how to grow great flowers throughout the seasons by attending a
seminar and demonstration by Chris Lueking of Woodlawn, IL on Saturday, August 24
at 10:00 a.m. here at Plantscape. Chris and her daughters Cassandra, Kiara, and Callie
started their own cut flower business, “Flower Girls” flower farm, three years ago
and grow fresh flowers in a high tunnel and in the field for farmers markets, weddings,
and weekly customer sales. They will present information on which flowers to grow
in a cutting garden, how to grow the different types of flowers and the best time
for cutting them such as in a pre-bloom stage or in full bloom. They currently grow
flowers such as Lisianthus, snapdragons, dahlias, zinnias, cosmos, sunflowers, and
cockscomb. A PowerPoint presentation and handouts will be included, and they will
also present a flower arranging demonstration with a fall theme.
Pre-register by calling 942-4865 or email us at email@example.com so we
can reserve a seat for you for this free presentation. Also sign up for a drawing
to win FREE “hand wrap bouquets” to be given away after the seminar! Join us for
this fun and educational presentation.