How does your garden grow? Ask a professional landscaper over lunch

How does your garden grow? Ask a professional landscaper over lunch
March 23, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Community residents can get gardening tips for spring from a professional landscaper and enjoy a complimentary lunch during Benedictine University’s “Lunch with Landscapers” from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m on Tuesday, March 27 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. Tom Kelley, vice president of Balanced Environments, Inc., a regional landscape company in Old Mill Creek, Illinois, will be the main presenter. Kelley earned a bachelor of science degree in Landscape Contracting and Architecture and has more than 27 years experience in landscape management, irrigation, design and construction. Balanced Environments provides professional, reliable and consistent landscape management services. It offers a variety of professional landscape services including lawn and turf maintenance, landscape design and enhancements, annual and seasonal flowers and plantings, tree and shrub care, and hardscape installation (brick pavers and retaining walls). The free event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Services at Benedictine University. Guests will receive a thank-you gift for attending and be eligible to win prizes. Space is limited and guests must R.S.V.P. by March 23. For more information about this event, contact Pat Ariano at (630) 829-6004.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.