‘Spring Into Greene’ County April 30

Spring Into GreeneSpring Into Greene, the county’s own home, lawn and garden show, returns Saturday, April 30, hosted by the Greene County Chamber’s business promotion committee. Jefferson Matters: Main Street and the Jefferson Garden Club are co-hosts.

Spring Into Greene will take place at and around the courthouse square. Businesses who offer home and garden services and products will display their products inside and around the courthouse from 9 am to 3 pm.

Additionally, downtown merchants will offer special promotions celebrating warmer temperatures. Participating businesses will be marked with a frog on their door.

Jerry Kluver
Jerry Kluver

A highlight of the day will be a free presentation by gardening expert Jerry Kluver, best known for the television segment “Get Growing with Jerry Kluver,” hosted by Hy-Vee.

Kluver will share his knowledge, expertise and hints on spring planning and/or planting in the Thomas Jefferson Gardens at 11 am (rain location, Homestead Coffee & Bakery). Persons with questions are invited to stop at Hy-Vee’s booth inside the courthouse.

Also, local resident expert in the art of Bonsai decoration, Lynn Menz, will share his expertise on Bonsai tree trimming. Menz’s presentation is scheduled for 1 pm in the courthouse. He will also demonstrate the art of bonsai tree trimming on the east side of the courthouse.

Participants and exhibitors for the event include Hy-Vee Inc., Shopko, PAWS, Pound Repair & Services, Skeeter Creek Fabricators, Ben Franklin, Jefferson Family Chiropractic, DCR Home Inspection, Windy Ridge Interiors, NE Nelson Lawn Care Services, GCMC-Public Health, Bee Mindful, Husband for Hire, the Stitch, The Printers Box, Addie’s, Fudge’s Flower Shop, Royal Jewelers, John’s Appliance & TV and A. P. E (Animal Protection & Education).

The Aktion Club will sell popcorn, and the Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower will be open for tours and rides to the top from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sponsors of Spring Into Greene are Deal’s Orchard, Hy-Vee Inc, Country Blessings, Krieger’s Flower Shop, Homestead Coffee and Bakery, Jefferson Family Chiropractic and NE Nelson Lawn Care Services.

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