Dig in Day at The Growing Place Garden Center in Aurora

Naperville, IL, February 14, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Soon birds will be chirping, bulbs will be blooming and leaves will be budding. Welcome spring on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at The Growing Place Garden Center, located at 2000 Montgomery Rd. in Aurora, 2 blocks north of Ogden Ave./Route 34 and Rush Copley Medical Center.

Talks, tours and special guests throughout the day to help plan for your most colorful gardens yet. At 10:30 am, learn about supporting pollinators in your garden with Jane Grillo of Natural Garden Natives and Midwest Groundcovers. At 12:30 pm, the pros at Proven Winners will show you how to plant a perfect spring container and at 1:30 pm, Certified Arborist, M.D. Skeet of Bartlett Tree Experts in Bolingbrook will share tips for long-lasting trees. Plus, Growing Place experts will teach you about vegetable gardening, pruning dos and don’ts, garden combos and more.

Visit with some of The Growing Place’s favorite people to work with including Espoma, Proven Winners, Burpee Seeds, Hoffie Nursery, Chicagoland Gardening Magazine, U of I Extension Master Gardeners, and GrowIt!

Tour the production greenhouses at 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. Grumpy Gaucho Food Truck & Everdine’s Grilled Cheese will be on site 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Tool sharpener onsite 11:00 am-4:00pm. Full schedule listed at thegrowingplace.com/calendar. No registration required.

Committed to delivering uncompromised quality and selection of plants, The Growing Place Garden Center serves customers in local communities with two locations, the original site on Plank Road in Naperville and the retail and growing facilities on Montgomery Road in Aurora, IL. Both locations feature beautiful display gardens for inspiration, annuals and perennials, herbs and vegetables, trees and shrubs. Each location has a gift shop and offers container and landscape design, tours, talks and events. Family-owned since 1936, Emma and Fritz Glatzhofer specialized in field-grown perennials. Nephew Rich Massat, and his wife, Carol expanded and renamed the nursery The Growing Place in 1976. The 18-acre Aurora production farm and retail garden center opened in 1989. Learn more at thegrowingplace.com.
The Growing Place
Becca Massat