Northtown Garden Society

Chicago, Illinois


When Autumn Leaves Begin to Fall.....

Community Outreach


Our Community Outreach Program for 2019 granted scholarships to 2 children to attend Warren Park Day camp. 



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is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.

                                                        ~ Lindley Karstens

December, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 6:30 P.M. at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western
Annual Holiday Party
Bring a dish to share. Entertainment will be provided. Open to members only.

The Green Room Gets a Makeover

In October, the Green Room at the Warren Park Field House received a major makeover:

  • New metal shelves and a supply storage cabinet were purchased by the Chicago Park District for the Green Room with thanks to DianaLynn Shilz, the park manager. These replaced old wooden shelves and plastic tubs.
  • The room was scrubbed and curtains were washed
  • The plants were repotted in new soil and clean pots
  • The tables were painted and surfaces were tiled
  • A child gate was donated by NGS member, Jan Spitzer, and placed at the entrance to keep the little ones from wandering in

We wish to thank Eva Mannaberg, Nancy Wieting, Lucy Radycky, Judy Ishii and Ginny Davis for their work.



We are also providing funds for the school gardening programs at Waters and Kilmer schools. The Kilmer School Project is sponsored by Big Green Chicago, an organization building learning gardens in Chicago Public Schools and creating the single largest school garden network in a US city.

Photo on right shows Marla from Big Green working with the Kilmer kids with planters in the background.

We Honor our 2018 Volunteers

In January, we hosted a dinner to honor our many volunteers who help with all of our community service and programming activities. We couldn't do it without them. Eva Mannaberg was presented with a plant for her excellent leadership throughout the year.

November, 2019

Thursday, November 7,  7:00 P.M. at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western
Putting Your Garden to Bed
Guest speaker, Ann McIntee, will discuss getting your garden ready for winter.
There will be a $5,00 fee for non-NGS members. Refreshments will be served.

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