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 container garden 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
2023 Spring Container Garden Gala
April 25th, 2023
The commentator at this year’s show was Heather Moister. The participating florists creating the arrangements 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
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.