Native Gardens Through the Seasons: A Virtual Walk
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020
Get a virtual, behind-the-scenes look at three gorgeous, Oak Park and Berwyn native gardens though the seasons!
To help keep everyone safe during the pandemic, we’re transforming our annual garden walk into a live webinar.
You’ll learn from three outstanding home gardeners who together bring more than 50 years of experience of gardening with native plants.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- How three particular native gardens perform year-round.The fascinating birds, butterflies, native bees and other beneficial wildlife our featured gardens attract.
- How you can bring native plants into your own yard.
- Practical, hands-on information and tips to help you see how affordable and rewarding native gardening can be.
- The importance of nurturing the soil.
- Spring maintenance practices.
- Plants that can transform shady understories and other difficult areas.
- And more!
This program is free, but we appreciate your voluntary $10 donation to help us support current and future programming and grants that promote a healthy environment for us all.
Adrian Fisher is a West Cook Wild Ones board member, Forest Preserves of Cook County site steward and rare plant monitor, blogger at https://www.ecologicalgardening.net and former sustainability coordinator at Triton College.
Candace Blank is membership director for West Cook Wild Ones. She gardens on a lovely lot-and-a-half in Berwyn.
Stephanie Walquist, co-founder of West Cook Wild Ones, has been gardening for butterflies for 17 years and is a parent of children who have been very involved in the garden.
West Cook Wild Ones and the Interfaith Green Network are proud to present this live webinar.