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Summer Field Day 2015

WEDNESDAY, August 5, 2015


Cantigny Park
1S151 Winfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189


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Summer Field Day at Cantigny: Where history meets horticulture


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2015 Exhibitors
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A. Block Marketing
LS Training System
Agrecol LLC
Manitex International
Arlington Power Equipment
Mariani PLANTS
Atlas Bobcat LLC
Martin Implement Sales, Inc.
Bailey Nurseries, Inc.
McCann Industries
Ball Horticultural
McGinty Bros, Inc.
Beaver Creek Nursery
Midwest Arborist Supplies
Better Bilt Products, Inc.
Midwest Groundcovers &
Burris Equipment
Midwest Trading
Cardno Native Plant Nursery
Mississippi Valley Stihl
Carlin Sales/ProGreen Plus
Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc.
Cantigny Park
Montale Gardens
Cassidy Tire
National Nursery Products
Central Sod Farms, Inc.
National Seed
Chicagoland Grows, Inc.
Northern Family Farms
Clesen Wholesale
NYP Corp
College of DuPage
Ornamental Growers Association
Dayton Bag & Burlap
Patten Cat
Deere & Company
Pizzo Native Plant Nursery
DeVroomen Garden Products
Power Equipment Distributors
Ditch Witch Midwest
Premium Travertine
Emergent Safety Supply
ProLine Division
Fox Ridge Nursery
RCOP, Inc.
Goodmark Nurseries, LLC
RentalMax LLC
Gravely, an Ariens Company Brand
Russo Power Equipment
Haggerty Auto Group
Shindaiwa Outdoor Power Equipment
Staple Ease Inc.
Hoffie Nursery, Inc.
The Davey Tree Expert Co.

The Care of Trees, a Davey Co

Hortica Insurance+Employee Benefits
The Tree Connection
Intrinsic Perennial Gardens
River Front Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Twixwood Nursery, LLC
J.K.S. Ventures, Inc.
United Label & SATO
Kafka Granite
Vermeer Midwest
Kankakee Nursery
West Side Tractor Sales
Kenney Outdoor Solutions
Wilson Nurseries, Inc.
Kramer Tree Specialists, Inc.
Xylem Ltd / Rocks Etc


Summer Field Day 2015 Schedule of Events

Event start and end times are subject to change without notice.
Show Opens (Parking is onsite and free)

Professional Secrets to Container Gardening
Jennifer Brennan
Horticulture Information Specialist at Chalet Landscape, Nursery and Garden Center, Wilmette, IL
Containers are just like landscapes, only fun-sized. Containers can be downright dull before learning the secrets that the pros use! Time released fertilizers, acrylic polymers and innovative planting techniques will delight clients and lead to the all-important upsell. Jennifer Brennan, Horticulture Information Specialist at Chalet Landscape, Nursery and Garden Center for the past 24 years will share the secrets that she has learned. Psst! Just remember, keep it a secret!   


View and Brew - A Professional’s Tour of Cantigny’s Landscapes
Jack Pizzo, The Pizzo Group
Teresa Hoffman, Ball Horticultural Company

Join two incredible horticulturists for an incredible tour of Cantigny’s recent landscape improvements and the Summer Field Day booths. A new emphasis on sustainability is evident as soon as you enter the property. These spanking new areas will be spotlighted on this fun, light-hearted, tour. As a special treat, Jack Pizzo will be providing some of his own special home brew at the conclusion of the tour.


BierGarden Beer Tent Opens
Beer is FREE and is first come-first served. Attendees are not guaranteed a beer. You must be 21 years old with proper identification in order to consume alcohol.

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Bags Tournament Begins (please pre-register)

Lunch Tent Open

sOIL! The Black Gold of the Landscape Industry
Ryan Wagner
Sales Representative, Midwest Trading Horticultural Supplies Inc., A Midwest-Orum Company
For too long, plants have been hogging all the credit and taking all the blame. When all along, the answer to incredible planting beds has been just beneath our feet - soil. Finding the right soil for the right place will dazzle clients. This interactive session will pull soil's name out of the mud and be anything but boring. Understand the uses of various soils and how to integrate them into a planting plan. Learn to sell soil as a primary component of a landscape job. Finally, understand when to amend and not to amend, so the client just says, "AMEN!"



Show Closes



Summer Field Day 2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

hosted by
Cantigny Park
1S151 Winfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189


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