2023 Upcoming Events

October 5th Meeting

“Putting the Fall Garden to Bed”

Bill Karges worked for Pioneer Garden & Feed for close to 50 years. He was manager, chief botanist, and all-around dispenser of gardening information.  Bill will walk us through Fall garden clean-up do’s and don’ts.  He will also explain why waiting until spring for major clean-up of beds is encouraged by many naturalists.  

November 2nd Meeting

“Selecting the Right Tree including Understory Trees and the Benefits of Natives”

Brad Buker is a Certified Arborist for Bartlett Tree Experts.  He began his career in arboriculture in 1989 as a Plant Health Care Technician.  He is a member of the Illinois and Wisconsin Chapters of the International Society of Arboriculture and is both a Certified Arborist and a Certified Tree Care Safety Specialist. Brad prides himself as an expert in examining and evaluating his clients’ landscapes and giving them custom-tailored programs designed to maintain the health and safety of their property.  These can include soil, insect, and disease management as well as general tree maintenance, such as pruning, cabling, removal and planting.   

December 7th Meeting

Members Only Holiday Party 🎄