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Events & Workshops

Hillside Nursery offers simple inspiration and meaningful moments that they hope you will enjoy. Other special events, tours or workshops can be arranged whenever possible and can accommodate large and small groups including charter buses for garden clubs, scouting groups, school groups and community organizations. They have also provided Living Color Fundraisers that can be profitable and simple.

They also wish to be available to photographers who would like a spectacular background and comfortable weather all the time for photo shoots. For all questions and information email us at or call 507-867-3643.

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Countdown To Spring 2024 Facebook Event

Begins Sunday, March 10th


An annual Facebook Event Beginning March 13th and running till yes, that's right . . . SPRING! Hillside will prove that spring is just around the corner and also show off some beautiful tantalizing color and spring fashion that will bring just a bit . . . no, A LOT-A-BIT OF EXCITEMENT as the March calendar progresses on.

Winter gets long, so any hope of spring is excellent therapy. So click on our Facebook link above and join in a fourteen day journey that will be sure to thrill.

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26th Annual Open House

May 10th & 11th 


These are two of the most exciting days of the whole season. Temperatures are usually beginning to warm and we can celebrate new beginnings. You're invited to this free annual family fun event with food, refreshments and prizes and so much more. 

Explore the greenhouses brimming with color and find just the right gift in our newly expanded shop. Come and see what's new and don't forget to experience "The Little Farm" with cute baby animals. 

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Kids Day

Is Every Day - The Little Farm Petting Zoo - OPEN Daily

Beginning The First Week Of May


Kids Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world. At Hillside Nursery we like to say that it is "KIDS DAY EVERYDAY!" Much of the the experience here centers around simply having fun.To help kids enjoy nature around them our staff quite often provides them with a special gift from Gerry and Sandy. (Hillside Nursery Owners and Growers) Kids will want to return time and time again.

Hillside Nursery also makes for a great Birthday party destination. Call for info and set a date today!

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Mother's Day Celebration  


Monday - Thursday Baskets Special for the Mom"s in Your Life

Friday, May 10th - Gelatos, Coffee & Fudge - The Wandering Scoop - 11am to 4pm 

Saturday, May 11th - Poppa J's Kettle Corn

                                    Balloons By Kevin will be here once more from 10am to Noon


Our Mother's Day Celebration has been enjoyed by many. Our festivities will begin Monday morning at 9am. See the information above. The Wondering Scoop came last year for the first time and they will be returning on Friday. Then we couldn't have our celebration without Balloons By Kevin. His talent is a blessing and is a treat for the young and young at heart, plus we will have a delicious Kettle Corn vendor with us also. Smells will be free! ;)  

Music At The Farm

Saturday, May 25th 12:30am to 2:30

At Hillside Nursery we love to have fun! Music is one thing we can share to give you a special experience. The Bandanas will be back with us again this year and we hope to add yet another group in May. Stay tuned!

Plant a Vegetable Patch

Saturday, May 25th at 10:30am


GROWING your own vegetables is both fun and rewarding plus it's an empowering activity for people of all ages and backgrounds.  With some decent soil and a few plants growing your own vegetables becomes terrific exercise, puts you in touch with nature, and can help reduce household food expenses. 


Children ages 4 and up will enjoy this opportunity to watch and participate during our planting time. Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and friends are all welcome. All will hear information on what is needed for growing their own veggies whether in the ground or in a container. There is no charge for this special event.

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