Calendar of Events

Flower pressing demonstrationMeetings begin at 7:00 pm, unless noted

2018

January 9  – Wade Wheatly from Chicago Botanic Gardens will discuss Cacti and Succulents. www.chicagobotanic.org/horticulture/staff/wheatley

February 13 – Saima Abbasu from Wilmette will discuss Sustainable Gardening.   www.gogreenwilmette.org

March 13 – Chris ‘Buddy’ Lyngso from Glenview will discuss Landscaping Experiences from his years working at the Chalet in Wilmette. Midsummergardens.blogspot.com

April 10 – Sunshine’s Dad, Ron Whitehurst, from Ventura, CA on Beneficial Bugs & Biocontrol Solutions.  www.rinconvitova.com

May 8 – Annual Members Only dinner & discount shopping at Red’s Nursery in Northbrook. Www.reds@redsgardencenter.com New members welcome at 1/2 price dues-$15.

June 12 – Annual Members Only plant exchange at  John and Lynn Rine’s house, 1237 Longmeadow Dr.  Rules are on the Definitions of Things We Do page, under “Members plant exchange” New members welcome at 1/2 price dues $15

June 23, Saturday – Farmer’s Market sale in Glenview.

July 8th, Sunday 1-4pm – Annual Garden Walk. Three gardens will be open to the public for free, and include refreshments, vendors, raffle prizes and plants for sale from members’ gardens.
Garden #1 John and Lynn Rine at 1237 Longmeadow Dr. in Glenview
Garden #2 Pam Frank at 907 Glendale Rd. in Glenview
Garden #3 Karen Frye-Boghosian at 2742 Brassie Dr. in Glenview
Bonus garden just added…Esther Behnke’s garden at
2981 Landwehr Rd in Northbrook. Please park on side streets south (Crestwood Dr) or north of her house (Blake Lane)
July 10 – Annual meeting in The Grove’s Kennicott Garden.  From there we’ll hike up the path to the air-conditioned program barn for refreshments and presentation: Carol Rice from Barrington, will present Doug Tallamy, PhD of U of Delaware research ‘Plants That Provide Food For Baby Birds’.  www.thewppc.org

 

August 14 – Dr. Robin Flake, resource manager from the Village of Glenview Public Works Dept. will take us on a walking tour. Check back closer to the event for our destination.

September 11 – Jeanie Nolan ‘The Organic Gardener Farm Tour’ at 1657 Sunset Ridge Rd in Northbrook.  www.theorganicgardener.net

October 9 – Mary Hansen will discuss Fair Effective and Sustainable National Policy.  www.citizensclimatelobby.org

November 13 – Henrietta (Hank) Sauders of the Delta Institute, an environmental conservation organization, will speak on ‘Watersheds & Healthy Rivers’ with an emphasis on green infrastructure.  Come learn how our organic gardens help keep our water clean. Open to the public with refreshments and attendance raffle.  www.delta-institute.org

December 11 – Annual Members Only Pot Luck Holiday Party.  Club provides the main course & members bring sides/refreshments to share.  More info on our website.  Dues are due!!

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