History: During regular breakfast meetings of the Glenview Chamber of Commerce, a frequent subject of conversation was gardening and the Glenview Gardeners club was born. While specialty groups were well-established, the new group would focus on the general aspects of planning, designing, establishing and maintaining gardens and the rewards associated with both the interior and exterior landscaping of a home. The first meeting was held in January of 1991 and the group has met every month since.
Purpose: To bring together men and women who enjoy gardening to advance the knowledge of horticulture and to promote gardening in the Village of Glenview.
Programs: Please refer to the Calender of Events page for program information.
NEW MEETING LOCATION: Meetings are at the Glenview Public Library Multipurpose Room from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm. 1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025 unless otherwise noted.
October 8 – Creating Dried Arrangements for the Home – Holly Jansen (member), will lead a program and demo of creating dried arrangements. Attendees can bring their own vase to create an arrangement to take home. The meeting will be held at Emerald Place (an Anthem Memory Care Community) located at 1879 Chestnut Ave, Glenview IL.
Member benefits: Monthly newsletter, garden catalog and magazine exchange, seed & plant exchange, new member’s gift, attendance drawing, workshops, private garden tours, field trips, lectures, group discounts on spring plant purchases, volunteer opportunities for community service projects, friendly garden advice and socialization, refreshments at each meeting and the annual Holiday dinner.
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