|Beautification * Conservation * Education|
Welcome to the Garden Club!
Do you like to garden? Are you interested in home landscape and the environment? Share your gardening experiences and learn from others. Make new friends and acquire new skills. Learn about beautifying your surroundings through gardening. Come Join Us!
Our Mission is to:
• Welcome and encourage all gardeners
• Provide education, resources, and opportunities
• Promote sustainable gardening practices, including birds and butterflies
• Share personal experiences in gardening
• Promote a love of gardening
We meet on the 1st Thursday of each month March through October at
1 p.m. at the Lodge
For more information, contact University of IL Extension Master Gardners: Helen Sykora at 815-493-2074 or Lana Soldat at 815-499-5481.
“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” -Audrey Hepburn
“Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.” -Unknown
Welcome Fall as you Plan your Spring
Proper garden care in the fall helps ensure healthy plants the next spring. Learn techniques for taking care of your lawn, trees, shrubs, and perennials, including fall fertilizing, mulching, cutting back plants, and protecting plants from wind and animals. Get pointers for fall planting of bulbs for spring-flowering gardens. Plant your bulbs in the Fall and your Spring is guaranteed to be alive with color!
Fall Garden Care Review / Autumn Containers in the Garden Garden care tips reviewed for "Fall Clean-Up". This program is a good refresher for us all. In addition, beautiful "Autumn Containers" that enhance your deck, porch, garden...ideas and tips will be shared to help us "Celebrate Fall"!