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July 2014

Garden Club Meeting

July 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
1405 S. Park
Streamwood, IL United States

David Brooks Spring Valley Nature Center FORAGING FOR EDIBLES  

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August 2014

Garden Club Meeting

August 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
1405 S. Park
Streamwood, IL United States

Leanne McRill Composting Leanne received her Master Gardener training and certificate from the University of Illinois Extension Service – Cook County.  Leanne is an avid conservationist and a volunteer sharing her knowledge of best practices in gardening techniques.  Leanne has brought programs on Composting to many garden clubs and groups for several years.  Leanne also serves as the facilitator for National Garden Club’s Educational Series on the Environment through Garden Clubs of Illinois.  You will enjoy Leanne’s presentation.    Please join…

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September 2014

Garden Club Meeting

September 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
1405 S. Park
Streamwood, IL United States

Mark Spreyer Director, Stillman Nature Reserve Mr. Spreyer did his graduate work in Minnesota on Great Gray Owls.  He went on to organize and direct the release program of Chicago’s Peregrine Falcons and was also involved in renewing habitat for the endangered Peregrine Falcons.  He now spends many hours looking after the sick and injured raptors at Stillman Nature Reserve.   Mr. Spreyer will bring 5 birds with him for members to view.   For more information, please contact Eileen Lucietto,…

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October 2014

Garden Club Meeting

October 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
1405 S. Park
Streamwood, IL United States

Laura Christensen A LANDSCAPE LOVE AFFAIR Sit back and relax while Laura Christensen, Landscape Architect, shares the before, during, and after progression of her 3 acre/4 season oasis.  Laura is an experienced landscape architect.  She earned her Bachelors at University of Wisconsin, and her Masters in City Planning at Northwestern University. Please join us for Laura’s inspiring program. For additional information, please contact Eileen Lucietto, 630-289-4253 or Jane Johnson, 630-830-0013.

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January 2015

Garden Club Meeting

January 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
Streamwood, IL United States
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Kirstin Larson “Go Wild in Your Garden: the Birds, the Bees, and the Butterflies!” The average American yard is a wildlife desert, and the natural areas that surround us are constantly shrinking as fields and woods are leveled every year for new housing developments. Ms. Larson will show us how, with a few simple steps, we can begin to create an oasis in our yards that will invite the most amazing guests. Learn how to maintain beautiful migratory birds and butterflies,…

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February 2015

Garden Club Meeting

February 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
Streamwood, IL United States
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Our speaker for the February meeting is Judy Wherley. Ms. Wherley has her Horticulture degree from the College of DuPage, and is a certified arborist. Her presentation will center on the Spring garden calendar and is entitled, “Are you excited about getting back into the garden?” We will look at the calendar from March through June and she will help us map out the proper timing of our garden and landscape tasks. Let’s make this season our most successful yet! The…

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April 2015

Garden Club Meeting

April 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
Streamwood, IL United States
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Ted Nyquist will present a program on Growing Rhododendrons and Azaleas in the Upper Midwest. Ted Nyquist is an avid gardener and lives in a home in Bartlett with his spouse of 50 years. The property of nearly 7 acres includes 4 acres which comprise the home, pond and gardens. The garden itself, which has been developed over the last 25 years, is made up of several themed gardens that are connected by venues, gates and paths to form a homogenous viewing…

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Earth Day Celebration

April 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pate Philips State Park,
2054 West Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL 60103 United States
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April 25 Tri-Village Garden Club members will have a booth at the Earth Day celebration at  Pate Philips State Park, 2054 West Stearns Road in Bartlett.   We will have packets of milkweed seeds to support the mission to save monarchs.   Over the past few decades the monarch butterfly population has decreased by about 90 percent due to many threats, including the loss of their habitats. The milkweed plant is critical to their survival. They rest on the plant, drink the…

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May 2015

Garden Club Meeting

May 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Creek Library,
Streamwood, IL United States
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Diane Hunter has a background in Japanese garden design and has studied in Kyoto, Japan. She is a speaker for the Chicago Botanic Garden and has 25 years’ experience as an engaging and passionate speaker throughout the Midwest. Her own home has been featured in Midwest Living Magazine and Chicagoland Gardening Magazine. Her topic for our meeting is: Monarch Butterfly……An Astonishing Creature. The migration of the Monarch butterfly and its overwintering colonies in the mountains of Mexico is one of…

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Plant Sale

May 23, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Banbury Fair,
Bartlett, IL 60103 United States
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TRI-VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB of Bartlett, Streamwood, and Hanover Park “In Horto Gregate” ANNUAL PLANT SALE Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM                               Rain or Shine Location: Banbury Fair 211 Railroad Avenue           Downtown Bartlett All Metra Parking Spaces Free  “Experienced Gardeners on Hand to Answer Your Gardening Questions”  Large assortment of perennials for sun and shade.      

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