Green View's Holiday Events & Seminars

DUNLAP, IL - Green View Nursery, an expert in plants and landscaping, will host Holiday Open Houses on Friday, November 6, Saturday, November 7, Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14. The public will have the chance to get the first look at this year's designer theme trees, wreaths, garlands and greenery. Green View's wonderful selection of ornaments, permanent pre-lit trees and other holiday decorations will also be on display. Green View's holiday designers will be available each day.

Green View will also hold free holiday decorating seminars at 10am on Saturdays from November 7 through December 5. On December 12, Green View will hold a special “Make & Take Event: Holiday Centerpieces.”

The Open Houses, seminars and event will take place at the Dunlap facility, located at 2700 West Cedar Hills Drive.

Seminars are free and open to the public. For more information call Green View's Garden Center at 309.243.7761 or visit Green View's web site at

2009 Holiday Seminar Schedule:
To reserve seating please call Green View at 309.243.7761.

Saturday, November 7
10am “Bright Ideas for Trimming your Tree”
Seminar by Green View Nursery
Learn the secrets of decorating a perfect tree from Green View's expert designers.

Saturday, November 14
10am “Inspiring Design for your Holiday Home”
Seminar by Green View Nursery
Transform your home this holiday season with fresh ideas for elegant décor.

Saturday, November 21
10am “Designer Style Decorating Tips for the Holidays”
Seminar by Green View Nursery
Give your holiday home that extra flair with special details and simple decorative touches.

Saturday, November 28
10am “Deck the Halls with Ribbons & Bows”
Seminar by Green View Nursery
Learn how to choose the perfect ribbon or tie an exquisite bow to add elegance to the simplest gift, wreath or mantel.

Saturday, December 5
10am “How to Add Fresh Greens to your Holiday Décor”
Seminar by Green View Nursery
Embrace the season with the fragrance and tradition of fresh greens in your holiday home.

2009 Holiday Event Schedule:
Saturday, December 5
11am-2pm Photos with Santa
Green View will photograph children & pets for a suggested $5 donation to a local
animal shelter.

Saturday, December 12
10am “Make & Take Event: Holiday Centerpieces”
Add the perfect touch to your holiday décor with unique and elegant centerpieces. Our in-house designers will be available to help you create a centerpiece that fits your personality and style. Call Green View at 309.243.7761 & reserve your seat by Wednesday, December 9!
*participants of the make & take event are required to purchase the materials used in making their centerpieces.

Established in 1955, Green View Companies is a multi-faceted firm throughout the state of Illinois with award-winning landscape design-build, installation, maintenance, production facilities and five retail centers. Locations include Dunlap-Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Springfield, Champaign-Urbana and Oswego-Naperville. To find out more about Green View, visit


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