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Back to School with Gardening 101 at Hoerr Nursery

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Gardening 101

Peoria, IL. – Hoerr Nursery’s “Fall Semester” of Gardening 101 GardenTalk Seminars are back in session starting September 10. Gardening 101 is a seven week series of brief, 20-minute seminars covering a variety of fall-themed topics. All seminars are free and open to the public. Each topic is presented on Thursday at 5:30p.m. and repeated Saturday at 10:00a.m. at the Garden Center at Hoerr Nursery.


Fall Schedule for Gardening 101:

September 10 & 12: Fantastic Fall Containers for a SPLASH of COLOR

September 17 & 19: Fall Decorating Ideas: Small Ideas for Big Impact

September 24 & 26: Lawn Care for Fall – What Do I Do Now?

October 1 & 3: Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring WOW

October 8 & 10: Shrubs for Fall Color & Winter Interest

October 15 & 17: Top Trees for Fabulous Fall Color

October 22 & 24: Winterizing Your Garden: Put Your Garden to Bed for Winter


Each presentation is led by Hoerr Nursery horticulturists and garden experts and is only 20 minutes with time for specific questions and answers. Gardening 101 is all about to-the-point knowledge so people can the info quickly and get home to enjoy gardening. There are handouts for every session.

“With fall just around the corner, our lineup of classes is focused on what you can do right now to get the most of this beautiful season,” said Dan Mulch, Marketing Manager. “And we want to give customers the opportunity to learn the basics and ask questions before problems come up…Gardening 101 seminars do just that.”

Hoerr Nursery was named one of the 100 Most Revolutionary Garden Centers for 2009 by Today’s Garden Center Magazine for the fourth consecutive year and recently ranked in the Top 100 Garden Centers in the country by Nursery Retailer Magazine. Hoerr Nursery was established by D.A. Hoerr in 1926. Today, the 3rd generation owns and operates the Central Illinois business which has expanded to a full service Garden Center, Nursery and Landscape Services provider including landscape design and installation, lawn care, maintenance, and irrigation services. Hoerr Nursery is located north of the Shoppes of Grand Prairie on Rte 91 and online at


Hoerr Nursery | 8020 N Shade Tree Drive, Peoria, IL | 309-691-4561

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Hoerr Nursery  |   8020 N Shade Tree Drive  |  Peoria, IL 61615
Just North of the Shoppes on Route 91  |  309.691.4561  |  Contact Us
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