Proven Winners to Host Garden Event on Mackinac Island This Summer

June 6, 2013 - 17:31

Proven Winners has joined with the Grand Hotel to host The First Annual Grand Garden Show this summer on Mackinac Island, Mich.

Proven Winners has joined with the Grand Hotel to host The First Annual Grand Garden Show this summer on Mackinac Island, Mich.

This is a three-day, hands-on event will take place, August 25-27, and is for gardeners of all levels.

Guests will have an opportunity to step back in time as they step onto Mackinac Island. They can look forward to a two-night stay at Grand Hotel, an exclusive cocktail reception on the Grand Porch complete with live jazz, dinners created in "Grand Style" and time to create art in the garden.

Each day, small groups will break into individual gardening sessions after breakfast and enjoy walking tours of 12 private gardens.

Television host and gardening expert P. Allen Smith will join the guests during the evening reception on Aug. 26, and will present “A Journey of Colors, Trends and Textures” on Aug. 27.

Other topics include “Tips ‘n Tricks for Maximizing Garden Performance”, “Hydrangeas Demystified” and “How to Combine Perennials for Late Season WOW!”.

Jack Barnwell, owner of Barnwell Landscape and Garden Services, will discuss a variety of topics and  share the story of what goes into designing hundreds of beautiful landscaping beds each year on an island that cannot be accessed by cars and trucks.

For more information about this event please visit www.provenwinners.com/Grand-Hotel.

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