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Springfest 2015

Monday, 20 April 2015 Written by Lisa Higby LeFevre Posted in People , Classes, Plants, Dig In, Tips, Create, Events, Monthly News, Community

Springfest 2015


May 2 and 3!





Springfest Open House

Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3

Kick off the gardening season in style! Come on out for food, hourly door prizes, Quick Classes, specials, and plants galore. All the latest Heucheras, unusual annuals, perennials, and nursery stock are ready for your perusal. 





Quick Classes



Low Care Landscape Plants

10a Drawing: Japanese Maple "Bloodgood"

10-11am 10% off

Angelina Sedum

Hen and Chick mix

Walkers Low Nepeta (Catmint)

Knockout Roses

Mops Cypress 3g size



Fantastic Foliage

11a Drawing: Foliage Plant Collection

11-12 noon 10% off 

Abutilon Chinese Lantern

Ipomoea Bright Lights Camouflag

Lantana Skittles

Coleus Under The Sea Bonefish

Coleus Kiwi Fern

Cordyline Black Knight


12 noon

Monarch Butterfly Habitat

12 noon Drawing:  Milkweek Plant Collection

12-1p 10% off 

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Marsh Milkweed Asclepias incarnata

Sand Milkweed Asclepias amplexicaulis

Prairie Milkweed Asclepias sullivantii


Dixie Sun Coneflower Echinacea

Green Jewel Coneflower Echinacea



Pretty Petunias

1p Drawing: Petunia Collection

1-2p 10% off

all 4" pot Petunias 



Heirloom Tomatoes

2p Drawing: Tomato Collection

2-3p 10% off

all Tomatoes 

Springfest 2015



Pick up your Sauk Valley Shop Small Passport and enter to win!

Sauk Valley Shop Small is celebrating National Small Business Week all month long with the Shop Small Passport Giveaway.  Between April 13 and May 9 make a purchase at your favorite Sauk Valley Shop Small business and get your Shop Small Passport stamped to enter for a chance to win one of four $100 gift certificates good at any participating Sauk Valley Shop Small business.  Winners will be announced on May 10.

We'll have an additional drawing for our Passport customers for a free hanging basket. 

Participating businesses in Sterling are: Bushel Basket Candle Company, Sauk Valley Reiki at Beautiful You Boutique, Golden Key Gifts, Tuff Dog Bakery, Candy Bouquet, Merle Norman, Air Play Sports, Showplace Antiques and SBM. Dixon participants include: Distinctive Gardens, Reagan Home Gift Shop, Dixon Furniture Mart, The Audio Video Connection, Petals to Parties, Roxie’s.






Springfest 2015



Giving Garden is picking up steam

Be a part of the Giving Garden community project.  Pick up a sticky for a buck and spread a little good cheer with a nice note.  Delivering to three area organizations in late August.






About the Author

Lisa Higby LeFevre

Lisa Higby LeFevre

Lover of art, plants, people and community.  

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