Meetings & Events

Meetings are held at varying locations approximately six times a year, generally on a Tuesday morning or afternoon. Programs include excursions to private and public gardens, educational presentations by professional speakers, and social events.

Examples of past programs:

Visits to Private Gardens:
Lake Forest, Oakbrook, Milwaukee, Highland Park, Wauconda, Evanston, Wilmette, Winnetka

Professional Presentations:
Backyard Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Ravines, World Gardens, Perennials, Gardens in France, Humorist/Gardener Mike Nowak, Landscape Designer Craig Bergmann, Horticulturist Ed Lyon, Botanical Art

Excursions and Tours of Public Gardens, Greenhouses, and Nurseries:
Pagoda Red Chinese Scholar’s Garden, Rick Bayless Kitchen Garden, Anderson Japanese Gardens, Morton Arboretum, Garfield Park Conservatory, Rich’s Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wingspread, Cantigny, Ball Horticultural Company, Millennium Park, Prairie Crossing, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Shedd Aquarium Gardens

Luncheon & Floral Demonstration, Holiday Service Projects

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