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Sat, Jul 17


Hidden Timber Gardens

Daylily Bloomfest 2021

View all of the gorgeous, one-of-a-kind daylilies in the Robert Ellison Memorial Garden!

Daylily Bloomfest 2021
Daylily Bloomfest 2021

Time & Location

Jul 17, 2021, 9:00 AM – Jul 18, 2021, 3:00 PM

Hidden Timber Gardens , 462 S Chana Rd, Chana, IL 61015, USA

About the Event

Robert Ellison was an award-winning daylily hybridizer and longtime friend of one of our employees, Michelle Rogers. Mr. Ellison taught Michelle the art of breeding beautiful and unique daylilies. Before Mr. Ellison left this Earth in August 2018, he asked Michelle to carry on his legacy of creating these amazing daylilies. We have collaborated with Michelle to create the Robert Ellison Memorial Garden at Hidden Timber Gardens.

On July 17th and 18th we will be hosting our 3rd Annual Bloomfest to celebrate the work of Mr. Ellison and showcase all of the gorgeous daylilies in bloom! Visitors can tour the memorial garden and purchase hand dug daylilies right from the garden, or purchase potted daylilies. Many of the lilies are only available at Hidden Timber Gardens since they were Bob’s individual creations. There are a wide variety of lilies available for the collector to the hobby gardener.

The Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions and vendors will have local products for sale. Door prizes and raffle items will be given away all weekend. Other unique trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals will also be available. Come out and enjoy walking through the lovely display gardens and get ideas for your home landscape.

We will again have vendors at the festival showcasing their homemade items all weekend. Our vendors will include the following:

Breakfast treats and Coffee provided by Hazel's Cafe; Lunch provided by Hazel's Cafe, Ralphie's BBQ and Hector's Cocina;

Handmade and Homemade food and crafts inspired by nature from: Bittersweet & Burlap - Handmade signs and home decor Greg Hunt - wood carvings Libra Farms - produce & fresh cut flowers; Hough's Maple Lane Farms - maple syrup, homemade sweets, maple root beer and maple dog treats; Simple Comforts Soy Candles - candles, melts & gift sets; Country Gems - Handcrafted jewelry. Bundles & Brand - dried flowers and homemade preserves; Modern Magnolia - Hand painted graphic tees; Nomia Farms - honey and creamed honey; Home Spun Goodz - homemade vanilla and vanilla bean paste; Five Dogs and Fruit Trees - Handmade lotion, body scrubs, oils, serums, tinctures, and soaps; homemade lemonade; R.F.M Creations - Pottery, screen printed merchandise; The Salvage House - Vintage thrifts & salvaged finds; Meadowland Simple Syrup - Handcrafted simple syrups inspired by the prairie; Bundles & Brand - Fresh veggies, dried flowers & home decor Petal Pushers - Hand crafted greeting cards and stationery Sue's Stuff - Expertly handsewn crafts Art By Tempest - Paintings, Resin pieces and Jewelry; Grampa's Sweet Treats - Ice-cream truck Sweets on Ivy - Sweet treats

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