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 Sunshine’s house. Rules on our website’s ‘Annual event’ page.  New members welcome at 1/2 price dues $15

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’ on 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 – TBA

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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