Darwin Perennials Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

IT’S NOT YOUR ORDINARY OPEN HOUSE!




8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Grab ’n Go breakfast

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Meet with more than 30 perennial suppliers and see their 2018 lineups

8:30 AM – Noon
Information Stations open for discussions and demonstrations
  • New 2018 Darwin Perennials varieties in all forms
  • Zone 5 overwintered trial garden with commercial comparisons of top-selling varieties
  • New 2018 First-Year-Flowering retail-ready color from Kieft Seed
  • Easy, innovative mixed container ideas
  • Plenty of breathtaking photo ops
  • Perennial Display Garden tours
  • Premier Seed Lab tours
  • The latest roses and flowering shrubs from Star® Roses and Plants
9:00 AM, 11:00 AM
Premier Seed Lab tours (1 hour tour) meet at Station 12 (see map)

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
“Why We Grow What We Grow”
Variety selection by a premier wholesale grower for the IGC market.
  Bob Blew, Vice President of Centerton Nursery
  (servicing Mid-Atlantic, NE, to Upper Midwest)


11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Barbecue lunch

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
“Creating Shoulder Business from Spring to Fall with Perennials”
Using Darwin’s perennial culture trial results to increase sales beyond natural flowering windows.
  Greg Soles, Darwin Perennials Product Representative

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The Gardens at Ball
1017 West Roosevelt Road
West Chicago, Illinois 60185
800 879-BALL

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


 

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