Meetings begin at 7:00 pm, unless noted
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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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!!