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Proven Winners Day Celebration

Category: Store News & Events | Posted by: Nancy Coons
Saturday, June 12th

White Oak Gardens is proud to be a Proven Winners Destination Garden Center and this year we are celebrating!

Join us on Saturday, June 12th for seminars by the experts from Proven Winners and White Oak Gardens. We will be giving away hundreds of dollars in door prizes and drawings featuring beautiful Proven Winner annuals, perennials and shrubs and serving up hotdogs off the grill and Snobug shaved ice as our treat to you!


11:00AM – 1:00PM: Free Hotdogs fresh off the Grill

11:00AM – 11:30AM: Creating Beautiful Container Gardens

This seminar is presented by Jessica DeGraaf of Proven Winners.  Jessica will build on the well-known concept of using a Thriller, Filler and Spiller and how to take it to the next level.  From simple to complex, this seminar will cover a variety of sizes, spaces, budgets and skill levels to give you the tools you need to create your own beautiful containers.  All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a container garden filled with Proven Winners plants.

11:30AM – 12:15PM: Make & Take Workshop / $48

Create your own container garden featuring Proven Winners robust summer annuals. Renee will also share tips on how to keep your containers blooming and healthy all summer long.

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1:00PM – 1:30PM: Perfect Perennial Pairings

This seminar is presented by Josh Roggenbuck of Walters Gardens in Zeeland, MI. Walters Gardens is a partner of Proven Winners, growing their extensive line of perennial plants for White Oak Gardens and other independent garden centers across the U.S.

Josh will share the formula for combining color, textures, care and quantity to create the perfect perennial pairings for your landscape. All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a perennial planting package.

1:45PM – 2:15PM: Planting for Pollinators

This seminar is presented by Mandy Wells, White Oak Gardens Perennial Buyer.  Mandy will share the why and how of attracting pollinators to your garden and landscape featuring plants that butterflies, bees and other pollinators just can’t resist.  All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a pollinator planting package.

2:00PM – 4:00PM: Free Snobug Shaved Ice

2:30PM – 3:00PM: Shrubs, Adding Color and Interest to your Landscape.

This seminar is presented by Jeff Webeler, owner of White Oak Gardens. Shrubs are an important part of your landscape, adding color and texture through all four seasons. Let’s talk about shrubs that provide solutions for many of your landscape needs including screening, shade, and small spaces.

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