Saturday, April 14, 2012


Um diddle diddle diddle um diddle ay! 
Um diddle diddle diddle um diddle ay!

Even though the sound of it
Is something quite atrocious
If you say it loud enough
You'll always sound precocious

That pretty much sums up how gardeners react while visiting a garden nursery.  There are so many supercalifragilisticexpialidocious plants ~ annuals, perennials, hardscapes, hanging baskets, trees, bushes - Oh my gosh let me gasp for air I'm running on high.

We've a couple of new nurseries in this area and I wish them well.  The nursery business is so "tender" and that's not a pun.  They have such a big investment and it can go bad from so many of nature's little surprises.  I'm all about supporting our local retail businesses.

The Galva News featured 19 year old Ryan Werkheiser's new nursery "Nature's Creations".  I bought a beautiful little succulent last year from Ryan.  Open 9 to 7 Tues. - Fri. and 9 to 6 Sat. & Sun.  309-932-3834.  GPS it at:   21229 N 500 Ave, Kewanee IL.

"Pink Prairie Gardens", 16301 Weber Rd., Geneseo IL is open daily 10 to 7.    309-944-2371 or at     Nick and Kim Gehling are the owners.

Both of the new nurseries have unusual offerings.  Isn't that why we go to every single nursery within the area - because they reflect the owners' interests and are always offering something different from the next one.   They're simply Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

This is a photo of my granddaughter enjoying lilac Sensation

1 comment:

  1. Diane, thanks so much for mentioning Pink Prairie in this article! We have had a lot of fun running the business the past two seasons and are looking forward to our third! We sure appreciate you support!