Calendar of Events 2010

Flower WorkshopSunnyfield is proud to host a variety of events to the community of all ages for enjoyment and learning.

We operate with new extended hours: Mon-Sat 9am-8pm, Sundays 10am-6pm.

April 24th & 25th


  • Welcome spring at Sunnyfield’s Spring Open House celebration! Enjoy refreshments and the season’s best selection of annuals, vegetables, and perennials for your gardens and containers. Join us Saturday for a discussion of our top picks for 2010 @ 10am and 2pm. Special this weekend only: 10% off all flowering hanging baskets. Make sure to register for door prizes. One will be awarded each day, plus one ‘grand prize’ at the end of the weekend. For more information call (309) 852-4172

April 30th, May 20th & August 20th


  • Discover the fun of gardening in miniature! Create your own little landscape and leave the mess with us. You choose the container, plants and accessories. We provide the soil, inspiration and advice. A great project to enjoy with a girlfriend, daughter, or grandchild. You can bring your own container with you, or choose one from our selection of pots and baskets. Soil will be provided at no charge. You pay for only the plants, accessories, and pot or basket. There is no fee for the workshop, but registration is required. Please call (309) 852-4172 or send an email to to reserve your space.

May 4th - 8th


  • Surprise Mom with a flowering gift for Mother’s Day! This is a special workshop for dads (or grandpas/grandmas) and kids. Plant your own pretty pot or basket especially for Mom or Grandma. Light refreshments will be served. Before you leave, make your own free card to attach. For times and more information call (309) 852-4172.

May 15th


  • Growing your own fresh vegetables and herbs is easier than you think! You would be amazed what you can grow even in the smallest of spaces! Celebrate the summer season by planting your own produce. Join us for a "Getting Started" talk at 10am and 2pm for tips on planting and tending a garden, and harvesting your crop. For more information call 309 852-4172.

June 12th – 13th


  • June is perennial gardening month at Sunnyfield! Join us Saturday at 10am for a "Getting Started" talk about perennial gardening with our favorite plants and at 2pm for a "Perennial Partners" talk about great plant combinations. For more information call (309) 852-4172.

June 19th & 20th


  • Stop at Sunnyfield on your tour of "More on 34" and enjoy a discount on daylilies for Dad or for yourself! Bargain specials on select hardgoods. For more information call (309) 852-4172.

August 10-13

Bus Trip to Minneapolis

August 27th


  • After a long summer, it’s time to look towards fall. Visit Sunnyfield to gather ideas and plants to refresh your garden and containers for the upcoming season. New to perennial gardening? Join us for a “Getting Started” discussion of the season’s best flowers and grasses and how to use them in your garden at home. For more information call (309) 852-4172.

September 18th


  • Have a fabulous finish to the gardening season. Join us at 10am for our final "Getting Started" talk to learn about readying your garden and containers for winter. At 2pm we'll discuss "Seasonal Splendor" and ways to decorate your pots, planters, and window boxes for fall and winter. For more information call (309) 852-4172.


  • Now open until October, 31! Come see us for mums, flowering kale and special fall décor. October events to be announced. For more information call (309) 852-4172.