e-Newsletter                  August 14, 2018

Congratulations "Backyard Paradise"
Congratulations to Stacy and Jim DeMarsh and their "Backyard Paradise".
Pictured left to right:
Kerri Arthur, Countryside Garden Center Manager,
Jim and Stacy DeMarsh,
Rick Peterson, Northwest Herald Newspaper.
They received the most votes in the Northwest Herald's Best Flower Garden Contest and are the happy recipients of Countryside's $200 Prize!

Thank you to all those who participated! Your gardens are incredible!

Second place was:
 "Nature vs. Nurture", sub mitted by Jennifer Baker.

Third place was "Day at the Beach" submitted by Bijou.

"What To Do With What you Grew"
Join us for Karen Campney's FREE seminar this Saturday, August 18 at 10 a.m. and learn how to can and freeze this year's harvest!


Let us know you'll attend to be entered into our prize drawing. Email marcy@countrysideflowershop.com or call 815-459-8130
Bring a friend and meet us in the Greenhouse for our Terrarium Bar Party this Saturday, August 18 at Noon.

Get your creative juices flowing with Arlene and Peggy for this hands-on workshop to make your own Terrarium.

Everything you need is included in the $45 fee. Pre-registration is required so we have enough materials ready for everyone.
Email marcy@countrysideflowershop.com to register or call 815-459-8130.

You know Fall is on it's way when the Greenhouses change from our flowering annuals to our beautiful MUMS!
Countryside Home Grown Mums are growing beautifully as you can see here. They are getting ready for their season and you should too.
Now is the time to contact Lori and schedule your school or organization's Fall Mum Fundraiser!

Is it too late to plant landscape plants? Is it too late in the growing season to have my landscaping installed? No, and No!
Installation of landscape plants, such as trees and shrubs, can be installed during the full growing season. The window for planting in the fall is generally larger than spring time, up to 90 days!
Call today to talk to our award winning Landscape Design Department today!

Now is the perfect time to treat yourself to new pots!

Glazed pottery, Concrete Urns and Planters, Resin and Clay - All Empty Containers are now Buy One Get One Free!

Click here to check out our August gardening calendar. Know when to prune raspberry canes and much more!

Don't miss our Summer Sales!
Feed your family fruit from your own backyard!
Fruit Trees are NOW 50% Off

Champagne & Chandelier Gazebo Dinner Raffle
You, along with your seven closest friends, could be the lucky winner of this one of a kind dining event! The winner of Downtown Crystal Lake Gazebo Dinner Raffle will be wined and dined by Dukes Ale House - a delightful farm to table experience sure to awaken your every taste bud! You will be seated in our Downtown Crystal Lake Gazebo beautifully decorated and elegantly set by the design team of Yours & Meyn, music is provided by The Players Bench. Tickets are limited, so the odds are great! Purchase your tickets right here at Countryside Flower Shop, Nursery and Garden Center or  click on this link
to purchase them online!  Dinner date is Thursday, Sept. 6. Drawing will be held August 20.

5301 E. Terra Cotta Ave (Rte 176), Crystal Lake
Open Monday - Friday  9 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.   Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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