Calendar of Events

Flower pressing demonstration

2020

Meetings are at the Glenview Public Library Multipurpose Room from 7:00pm to 8:45pm.

1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025 unless otherwise noted.

Jan 14
Sensory Gardening
Janie Grillo (https://www.butterflyjane.com/) will share information about sensory gardening. The
beauty and fragrance of flowers may stir something in a gardener’s soul but there is so much more in
the landscape that can stimulate the senses. Learn what plants and features you can add to enhance
your gardening experience. We’ll also look at a few tips to consider as we garden into our golden years.

Please note, this meeting is at The Grove

1421 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL

Feb 11
The ecology of Plants, Pollinators, and Their Interactions
In this presentation, Paul CaraDonna and Justin Bain, will take you an adventure into the fascinating
world of plant-pollinator interactions. You’ll learn all the ins and outs of how and why plants and
pollinators interact, including some of the current research Paul and Justin are currently undertaking.

March 10
The Art and Practice of Seed Saving
Tuesday, March 10, 7-8 PM • Community Room
Join horticulturist Lisa Hilgenberg from the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden at the Chicago Botanic
Garden for a discussion on the art and practice of seed saving from selecting heirloom varieties to the
best methods of preserving the stories and the seeds. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Public Library.

April 14
Dahlias from Tuber to Flower
James Krassner, past president of the Central States Dahlia Society, will tell us about growing Dahlias
from tuber to flower and provide tips to grow these amazing and beautiful flowers.

May 12
Annual Members Only Dinner/Shopping at Red’s Garden Center 3460 Dundee Rd, Northbrook
(https://www.redsgardencenter.com/). We will meet at 4:30, hear a little about popular plants to enjoy
this summer and enjoy shopping with a 20% off coupon.

June 9
Annual Members Only Plant Exchange. Location at a member garden will be shared closer to the
meeting time. Members will share plants and seeds with each other and for the Glenview Farmers
Market Sale.

June 20 Plant Sale at Farmers Market

July 4 Parade

July 5 Garden Walk

No July Meeting

Aug 11
Tour of Green Bay Trail
Betsy Leibson will discuss how the Green Bay Trail was created and provide a tour.

Sept 8
TBD

Oct 13
TBD

Nov 10
TBD

Dec 8
Annual Members Only Holiday Party

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