Calendar of Events

Flower pressing demonstration


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 ( 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  Canceled due to COID-19 Pandemic
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  Canceled due to COID-19 Pandemic
Annual Members Only Dinner/Shopping at Red’s Garden Center 3460 Dundee Rd, Northbrook
( We will meet at 4:30, hear a little about popular plants to enjoy
this summer and enjoy shopping with a 20% off coupon.

Please visit our virtual garden tour.  Glenview Gardeners spring 2020 virtual garden walk

June 9
Annual Members Only Plant Exchange.
Glenview Garden Catalog will be shared so members can arrange an exchange among themselves. Location members gardens

June 20 Plant Sale at Farmers Market  Canceled due to COID-19 Pandemic

July 4 Parade  Canceled due to COID-19 Pandemic

July 5 Garden Walk

A virtual Summer Garden Walk with pictures of members gardens will be planned.

No July Meeting

Aug 11  Canceled due to COID-19 Pandemic
Tour of Green Bay Trail
Betsy Leibson will discuss how the Green Bay Trail was created and provide a tour.

Sept 8

Everyone needs a Peony in their garden.   Do you have a Peony in yours?

Bev Krans, University of Illinois Master Gardener, will present a vibrant presentation on the types of peonies, colors, flower shapes, and growth habits. Learn how to select a peony, design your peony garden, spring & fall care, disease prevention, dividing & planting herbaceous peony roots.  Learn why you want to grow peonies for their resilience, deer-resistance, and outstanding beauty and fragrance!

Oct 13

For the Love of Hydrangeas

Join Olga DeSio, University of Illinois Master Gardener as she shares her presentation, For the Love of Hydrangeas!  This hour-long program will be focused on helping gardeners maximize the beauty of this lovely perennial in their home landscape. Along with growing, care and fertilization requirements, DeSio will discuss pruning for each type of hydrangea found in the North Cook County area. Additionally, she will provide an overview of common hydrangea ailments and how to address and prevent them. A question and answer session will be provided at the end!

Nov 10

Feng Shui in the Garden

Meg Lanz, a certified Master Feng Shui Consultant, will provide a program about applying the ancient Chinese art of placement to the design of gardens.

Dec 8
Annual Members Only Holiday Party


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