Garden Walk

Funds raised from our garden walks have gone to scholarships and local nonprofit organizations for garden related projects.

Garden Walk – 2016

North Shore Garden Club
“Centennial Celebration”
Wednesday, June 22, 2016


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2016 Garden Walk

Garden Walk – 2012

North Shore Garden Walk 2012
“Garden Fantasies”
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Five private gardens in Lake Forest and Highland Park


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2012 Garden Walk

Garden Walk – 2010

North Shore Garden Club Garden Walk 2010
“Summer Splendor”
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Five private gardens in Lake Forest, Deerfield and Highland Park


Photo courtesy of Culliton Quinn Landscape Architecture


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Garden Walk 2010

Garden Walk – 2008

North Shore Garden Club Garden Walk 2008
“Garden Magic”

Wednesday, June 18, 2008, from 10:30 – 3:30
6 Private Gardens in Glencoe, Highland Park and Lake Forest

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The following “Garden Magic” photos and captions by Brian Thomas, NeighborhoodCircle.com

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Garden Magic 2008 01

Gardener/artist Harriet Klein of Highland Park says she gardens in a “painterly” fashion.

Garden Magic 2008 02

A patch of the “ball-themed” garden designed by landscaper Craig Bergman for the Litowitz family of Glencoe.

Garden Magic 2008 03

Gardener Rachel Catlett is especially proud of the work she’s done on the “Pear Tunnel” in the Litowitz back garden.

Garden Magic 2008 04

Jerry Kohlenbrener of Skokie enjoys the flowerbeds behind Alec and Jennifer Litowitz’s pool.

Garden Magic 2008 05

Mimi Hamann (left) of Highland Park said she’s most proud of the 200 rose bushes she’s planted in her garden.

Garden Magic 2008 06

A pond hidden away in an alcove of Mimi Hamann’s garden.

Garden Magic 2008 07

Suzanne Boren said her ’small’ Lake Forest garden was recently photographed for Better Homes & Gardens magazine.

Garden Magic 2008 08

Suzanne Boren made her garage an integral part of her garden design.

Garden Magic 2008 09

North Shore Garden Club member Alice Strauss shows a “before” photo of Suzanne Boren’s garden.

Garden Magic 2008 10

Stevie Clark of Lake Forest said hers is a “rolling garden” where everything changes from year to year.

Garden Magic 2008 11

Stevie Clark’s sunny back yard garden features many curves.

Garden Magic 2008 12

Stevie Clark (left) tells friends that she removed 34 truckloads of clay soil from her property in creating her garden.

Garden Magic 2008 13

Shade is the outstanding feature of Cappy Johnston’s Lake Forest garden.

Garden Magic 2008 14

Cappy Johnston said that the first garden bed she worked on is still her favorite.

Garden Magic 2008 15

Gardeners were impressed with the size of Cappy Johnston’s compost bin.


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