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CLICK HERE for our Open House Specials List!  Open House is June 11-12-13. 


OPEN HOUSE and HOSTA WALK on June 11-12-13, 2021  
Friday 8 am to 7 pm
Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday 12 to 5 pm

This annual 3-day event offers many items with special pricing including nearly 40 hostas. There will also be refreshments, door prizes, and the gardens will be looking their best! The Princeton Jaycees will be serving up pork chops, brat burgers, and hot dogs hot off the grill on Friday 11-2 and 4-7, and Saturday from 11-2.  The Cows Coffee trailer will be here Friday from 8-2. Our mini bar will be open in the afternoons throughout the weekend. 

***FRIDAY EXTENDED HOURS...we will be open from 5-7 p.m. on Friday night with food, wine and beer.


Friday, June 11 -- 4-7 p.m. 
Friday Night Sip and Stroll: Grilled sandwiches, beer & wine in the gardens! The garden center will be open until 7:00 p.m. Come check out the Open House specials and stroll the beautiful display gardens. The Princeton Jaycees wiil be serving up grilled sandwiches. We’ll also have a mini-bar selling wine and beer. 

Sunday, July 18 -- 2021  CLICK HERE to get registered. 
SPECIAL EVENT!  Hosta expert Bob Solberg, of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina, will join us to share his knowledge and experiences. Hosta hybridizing has been a passion of Bob’s for almost 30 years. He has introduced about 100 hostas to date. A few of his best known cultivars are: 'Guacamole', ‘Orange Marmalade', ‘First Frost’, ‘Curly Fries’, and 'First Blush’. The garden center will be open this day from 9 am to 5 pm.  

Bob will present the topic "Growing Hostas in Containers at Home and in Japan" at both 11 am and 1 pm.    REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

9:30 to 10:30 - Meet and Greet with Bob Solberg in the garden center
11:00 am - Bob's Presentation at The Barn
12:30 - Boxed lunch  (optional)
1:00 pm - Bob's Presentation (repeat) at The Barn
3:00 to 4:00 - Meet and Greet with Bob Solberg in the garden center

Door prizes, photo contests, $2 off all hostas, contest for floral arrangement featuring one or more hosta leaves.
Reservations are required. This is a free event unless you want lunch ($10). CLICK HERE to get registered. 

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10 am to 4 pm 
8th Annual Artisan Market.   Join us in our beautiful country setting for a day filled with 30+ fine artists, craft beer, delicious home baked items, live music, wine tasting, fresh-picked local produce, local lunch fare, ice cream and more. Mark your calendars now and plan to spend a beautiful, fall day in the country. Free Admission.  


Earlier In 2021....

FOOD TRUCKS AT THE GARDENS 
Saturday, May 1 – Didough's Pretzels
Saturday, May 22 – Buck Shot BBQ
Friday, May 28 – Didough's Pretzels
Saturday, May 29 -- Jimmy's Woodfired Pizzas
Saturday, June 5 –  La Katrina Autentica
Friday, June 11 - Cows Coffee
Friday, June 11 & Saturday, June 12 – Princeton Jaycees Grill

Saturday, May 15 -- 10 am
Arbortetum Walk. The Hornbakers have been planting trees and shrubs on their 40 acres for over 40 years. Join Rich and Dave for a morning stroll around the grounds while they point out and discuss some of the highlights. Several varieties of Beech trees will be featured, along with many other unusual and standard plants, including conifers. 

Friday, May 28 -- 4-7 pm
Friday Night Sip and Stroll: Food, beer & wine in the gardens!  Perfect for a date night, girls' night out, or fun for the family. We will have our grill fired up to serve some tasty sandwiches. The garden center will be open until 7:00 p.m. We’ll also have a mini-bar selling wine and beer.

Friday, June 4 -- 4-7 pm
Friday Night Sip and Stroll: Food, beer & wine in the gardens!  Perfect for a date night, girls' night out, or fun for the family. We will have our grill fired up to serve some tasty sandwiches. The garden center will be open until 7:00 p.m. We’ll also have a mini-bar selling wine and beer.

   

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