- July 12, 2018
-- Step into a magical wonderland of nature's colorful summer array in splendor. The Growing Place Garden Center in Aurora is in full bloom and they are celebrating the beauty with you! All day Saturday, July 21, the paths are open to stroll through their inspirational gardens and gather ideas for your own yard.
The Flower Power Fest offers time to enjoy the beauty around us. See what's growing in the Veggie Patch while learning how to care for your veggie plants with staff gardener, Gail. Meander through the Learning Gardens with Landscape Designer, Mary as she shows you how to deadhead and share tips for maintaining a lush landscape.
Flowers bring smiles to our faces and bountiful harvests. Learn how to brighten up the indoors with a bouquet of blooms from your garden with Perennial Retail Manager in Aurora, Joannie. Award-winning canner, Donna, will teach you the basics of canning and pickling and give you some of her recipes to try at home. Local winemaker, Susan will help get you started making your own wine.
Give yourself this respite to play amongst the flowers and power up your soul.
The Growing Place Garden Center is located at 2000 Montgomery Rd in Aurora, just 2 blocks north of Ogden Ave/Route 34 and Rush Copley Medical Center. Classes are free to attend, start at 10am and run through 2pm. Visit thegrowingplace.com/calendar
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