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  As we get into the heart of the summer, gardens and containers are filling out and reaching their colorful peaks. Some annuals have not been performing up to expectations, due to the large amount of rain that we have had. The other thing that goes hand in hand with the rain is a lack of sunshine and that affects growing and blooming as well. As with every year, the best thing we can do is roll with it and enjoy the fact that we have had to water much less. This is the time of the year that we were looking forward throughout the snowy winter months. Get outside and enjoy it. Cook something on the grill, enjoy the colors of flowers in your yard or garden, take a walk and enjoy nature.

  This is a great time of the year to look at your garden or yard and make some plans for any changes to make in the future. Do you need something taller here? Do you want something more colorful there? Is there a plant or bush that needs to move to another spot? The best changes are those that are made after you think about it for a while and look at some other gardens to “borrow” ideas from. And that goes hand in hand with the many garden walks that happen at this time of the year.

Our current hours are:

Monday through Saturday, 9 am until 5 pm
Sunday, 11 am until 4 pm
CLOSED, Saturday July 4

Wednesday and Thursday Specials

  We have two, ongoing specials throughout the season. The first is our Weekly Wednesday Special that is back again this year. This is a sale for Wednesdays only and it changes from week to week. It will be good all day on each Wednesday and we will post the item that will be on sale and the price here each week.

For Wednesday, July 1, our special will be not just on one plant, but on everything in the greenhouse. Everything will be 30% off. This includes annuals, pots, perennials, shrubs, garden art and anything else. The only thing not included is gift cards. This sale is only for Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

The second is our Thursday Perennial Day where all of our one gallon pots of perennial plants are 20% off for the day. These are the plants that come back year after year in your garden and may not have as long a blooming period as annuals, but the trade off is that they return each spring.

   If you have any questions or need any information about anything going on at Shady Hill, please call us at 630-365-5665 or e-mail Joe at jheidgen@sbcglobal.net or Matt at mheidgen@sbcglobal.net .