WTVP and University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners present...

Garden with spider gate

A tour of the six central Illinois gardens featured in the WTVP program Unearthed: Garden Stories.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2007  -  10 am to 5 pm (Rain or Shine)

TICKETS:

WTVP Members: $5, must show WTVP membership card (mailed to members by May 25th) , or call (309) 495-0547 for discounted tickets.
[To become a member of WTVP click here.]

Water LillyGeneral Public: $10 advanced sales, until June 8th, $15 the day of the tour available at each garden, $10 Kids under age 12. Tickets are nonrefundable. No strollers in gardens

Tickets may be purchased in advance at WTVP, 101 State St, Peoria, or at any of our contributors listed on the right. Tickets are also available the day of the tour at each garden.

All proceeds benefit gardening programming on WTVP and promotion on public television for the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners.

 

The GARDEN STORIES TOUR:

This is a self-guided tour. You may visit the gardens in any order between 10am-5pm. The gardens as listed are from north to south. (see map below)

 

  1. TRACY & VICTOR HEUERMANN
    148 W. DETWEILLER DRIVE

    [Click for garden description]

  2. NANCY & JOHN CRAWFORD
    7417 N. EDGEWILD DRIVE

    [Click for garden description]

  3. JACKIE BUSTER
    464 E. HIGH POINT DRIVE

    [Click for garden description]

  4. JAN & MIKE POWERS
    2320 W. MOSS AVENUE, WEST PEORIA

    [Click for garden description]

  5. ANDY & BEATRIZ ANDRADE
    708 BLAINE, SOUTH PEORIA

    [Click for garden description]

  6. PINKY & ROBERT RIFFLE
    1003 CHELSEA PLACE, WASHINGTON

    [Click for garden description]

 

DVDs of the WTVP production, “Unearthed: Garden Stories,” will be available for $19.95 at the Crawford Garden.

THANK YOU CONTRIBUTORS!!!

We want to thank the following businesses who have contributed to the success our Garden Stories Tour:

  • Beck’s Florist (Peoria & E. Peoria)

  • Carol’s Flower Shop, Peoria

  • D.A. Hoerr Nursery, Peoria

  • Green View Companies, Dunlap

  • Happy Thought Coffee & Confection, Chillicothe

  • Kelly Seed & Hardware Co., downtown Peoria

  • Luthy Botanical Garden, Peoria Heights

  • Monier Flowers & Gifts, Grand Junction

  • Sheridan Nursery, Inc., Peoria
    (both Sheridan Rd. & Alta Rd. locations)

  • Sunnyfield Green House, Galva

  • Washington Greenhouse, Washington

  • Whitledge Flowers, Inc., Edelstein

  • Wild Birds Unlimited, Metro Center

  • Woodford Extension Office, Eureka

  • Tazewell County Extension, Pekin

  • Peoria County Extension, Peoria

Please show your support, and give them your business.

Picture of garden       Garden potting table       Garden picture

 

GARDEN STORIES TOUR Map (click the map markers to get directions to the various gardens on the tour)

 

The Garden Stories Tour is presented by:

  WTVP Channel 47, Peoria, Illinois           University of Illinois Extention - Master Gardener

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