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Virtual Native Gardeners Club-Ready, Set, Grow-Full Year


Virtual Native Gardeners Club-Ready, Set, Grow-Full Year

Thursday, January 27

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM



Registration is closed.

Important: Registration closed at 12:00 AM the day of the program.


Ticket Required.
Whether you are new to native gardening or a seasoned veteran, join us each month to learn about native plants and how to use them in your home landscapes. NEW! Sign up for the full year (10 sessions).

Each session includes group discussions and plenty of time for questions.

Our Native Gardeners Club is led by Environmental Educators and avid native gardeners, Eileen Davis and Jan Ward.

Important: Registration for the full year option closes at 12:00 AM on January 27. Please register before then to reserve your spot. 

A la carte registration for each monthly session will be available throughout the year. 

Monthly meetings will be virtual. A Zoom link will be emailed out to registered participants at least one hour prior to the start of the program. 

Several in-person activities are planned throughout the year for program participants. Specific activity topics and dates will be emailed to program participants and include a seed swap, garden walk, Independence Grove Native Garden tour, guided walks at Forest Preserve sites and an invasive species removal workshop. 

The full year option includes all 10 sessions for 2022.

January 27: Garden Planning: Companion Plants

February 24: Natives vs. Cultivars

March 24: Spring Clean-up and Garden Prep

April 28: Dividing and Transplanting Native Perennials

May 26: Building Healthy Soil

June 23: Home Remedies for Garden Challenges

July 28: Native Bees and Wasps

August 25: Shade Gardens

September 22: Oak Trees in the Home Landscape

October 27: Seed Collecting and Fall Seeding

No meetings in November or December.

Monthly meetings will be virtual. 

Email with questions.

For up to date COVID-19 protocols visit:


Eileen Davis

Jan Ward