Vendors needed for Garden Fair Extravaganza

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is inviting inquiries from vendors wishing to receive an application for the 14th annual “Garden Fair Extravaganza” held June 1-3. The event is the Midwest’s premier “Gardening & Outdoor Living” marketplace and attracts vendors from throughout the nation selling garden related-items such as flowers, herbs, trees, bulbs, water gardens, pottery, tools, art, furniture, gourmet edibles, botanicals and other gardening and outdoor living related items.

The event is held on the grounds of Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Rockford and is expected to draw 11,500 plus shoppers from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and beyond. Garden Fair Extravaganza, includes a variety of activities for the entire family and is popular with bus tours from throughout the region. Vendors with questions or requesting to receive an application call 815-965-8146 or download an application at

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is at 2715 S. Main St. in Southwest Rockford. Experience this unique “living museum” of rare and unusual specimens and beautiful gardens. Open year-round, daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., September through May and 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., June thru August. For more information, visit Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden online at or call 815-965-8146.

From the Feb. 21-27, 2007, issue

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