Spring Container Garden Gala

The annual Spring Container Garden Gala is held at the McHenry West High School auditorium and features containers planted during demonstrations by local nurseries. Drawings will determine a winner from the audience for each garden container to take one home.

The Gala includes an informative show by the featured garden centers.  And Bake Sale goodies, refreshments, and drawings for beautiful gift baskets are also available as raffle prizes.

 

2024 Spring Container Garden Gala

April 23rd, 2024

Garden centers creating containers on the show stage

The commentator at this year’s show was again Heather Moister. The participating local garden centers creating the containers were Country Bumpkin Garden Center in Mundelein, Harms Farm & Garden Center in McHenry, Hawthorn Gardens in Hawthorn Woods, Lockers Flowers, Greenhouses and Gifts in McHenry and Soil & Spade in Crystal Lake.   Our thanks to Heather and to the designers for the beautiful containers they made.  Also thanks to the McHenry High School students who helped with the show.

 

 

 

 

Garden Club Members at the show

 

 

These are some of the beautiful container creations made on stage which drawing winners took home

 

Below are some of the winners who took home containers when their show ticket was picked in the drawing

 

2023 Spring Container Garden Gala

April 25th, 2023

Heather Moister describes each of the containers for the audience

 

The commentator at this year’s show was Heather Moister. The participating garden centers creating the containers were Harms Farm & Garden Center in McHenry, Lockers Flowers Greenhouses and Gifts in McHenry, Soil & Spade in Crystal Lake and Stonewood Farms Design Group in McHenry.  Our thanks to Heather and to the designers for the beautiful containers they made.  Also thanks to the McHenry High School students who helped with the show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers being made on stage

Garden Club Members at the show

 

 

Above are some of the many beautiful container creations which drawing winners got to take home

 

2019 Spring Container Garden Gala

April 30th, 2019

On Stage: MC Heather Moister describes a container. Designers work behind her

The commentator at this year’s show was Heather Moister. The participating florists creating the arrangements were Harms Farm & Garden Center, Lockers Flowers Greenhouses and Gifts, The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center and Perricone Garden Center & Nursery.  Our thanks to Heather and the designers for another great show this year.

 

 

 

 

 

Above are some of the many beautiful container creations made on stage by the designers

Some of the winners who took home containers when their show ticket was picked in the drawing

Some of the gift baskets made by club members which were won from raffle tickets drawing

 


2018 Spring Container Garden Gala

Local nurseries at the Gala in 2018 were Harms Farm Garden Center, Locker’s Flowers, Greenhouse & Gifts, The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center, and Whispering Hills Garden & Landscape Center.