Attention, all gardeners and wanna-be gardeners! This year’s Glorious Garden Festival Garden Walk entitled Welcome Summer! will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 21st. Begin the driving tour at the David Davis Mansion State Historic Site at 1000 Monroe Drive in Bloomington where you’ll exchange your tickets for the Garden Resource Book, event coupon and map showing the location of 9 stops with 12 beautiful privately-owned gardens in the Bloomington area. We have a great variety of gardens this year including those with naturalized settings, wonderfully designed hardscaped areas, lake views, a private family Memory Garden, beautiful mosaic artwork, gorgeous flowers, rustic log cabins, gorgeous water features, and more. You won’t want to miss any of these beautiful sites! Gardens will be open 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 21st, and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m Saturday, June 22nd.
Advance tickets for the event are available May 1st through 12:00noon June 20th. Advance tickets are $18.00 for Adults and $10.00 for ages 1-17. Tickets can be purchased online at www.daviddavismansion.org, at the David Davis Mansion Visitors’ Center or at any of these other locations: AB Hatchery & Garden Center, Casey’s Garden Shop & Florist, Growing Grounds Garden Center & Florist, Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses & Garden Center, both Schnucks’ locations and The Garlic Press. Tickets on event days will be $20.00 for Adults and $10.00 for ages 1-17. The event will proceed rain or shine. No ticket refunds.
David Davis Mannsion Foundation would like to thank all our generous sponsors for supporting this year’s walk. Please click on their links to check out their websites.
Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau: www.visitbn.org
Casey’s Garden Shop & Florist: www.caseysgardenshop.com
Chizmar Landscaping: www.chizmarlandscaping.com
Green View Companies: www.greenview.com
Growing Grounds Garden Center & Florist: www.growinggrounds.com
Illinois Farm Bureau: www.ILFB.org
Penn Landscaping and Sunburst Nursery: www.pennlandscaping.com
Serenity Creek Design & Landscaping, Inc.: www.serenitycreekdesign.com
Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses & Garden Center: www.niepagens.com
WJBC AM 1230: www.wjbc.com
Zimmerman & Armstrong Investment Advisors, Inc.: www.firstalliedbn.com
AB Hatchery & Garden Center: www.abhatcherygarden.com