Northtown Garden Society

Chicago, Illinois

Spring Plant and Garden Decor Sale

Spring Plant and Garden Decor Sale

Pie Patch Farm
West Ridge Nature Preserve
Baby Chicks
Lunch at Kulla Garden
Lunch at West Ridge Nature Preserve
Ann McIntee Presentation
Birthday Party
Dyeing and Weaving
Sketching in Eva's Garden



February - Pie Patch Farm Presentation by Brianna Heath


March - Organic gardening by Jeanne Nolan


April - Natural Dyes and Weaving by Pamela Feldman


May - Raising City Chickens by Wen Yi Stark; Collecting and Growing from Seeds by John Swenson; Annual Plant Sale


June- Low Maintenance Gardening by Ann McIntee; A Visit to Pie Patch Farm


July - Sketching in Eva's Garden with NGS member, Nancy Wieting


August - West Ridge Nature Center Presentation by Gary Morrisey;  Visit to the Back of the Yards Neighborhood: Lunch at Roland Kulla's Studio and The Plant


September - NGS 35th Birthday Party


October - Openlands Presentation and Plant/Seed Exchange


November - Native Plants for Shade Gardens by Charlotte Adelman and Monica Buckley


December - Annual Holiday Party


Past Programs and Activities

Throughout the year we plan educational programs, field trips and social events as well as host fund-raising events such as our Plant Sale and Garden Walk. Our fund-raising supports our Community Service projects.



February - Garden Travelogue


March - The Art of Bonsai


April - A Sustainable Schoolyard in Chicago


May- Spring Plant Sale; Cooking with Herbs


June - From Pen to Print: Local Gardens in the News


July - NGS Summer Picnic and Mad Hatter's Tea Party; West Ridge  Garden Walk and Post-Walk Party


August - A Visit to the Gardens and Studio of Roland Kulla


September - Learning to Sketch Flowers; A Visit to the Rooftop Garden of the Uncommon  Ground Restaurant and Dinner at Moody's Pub; Homegrown Rosarian


October - A Visit to the Metropolitan Farms; Care of trees and Shrubs


November- Bike A Bee Project


December - Annual Holiday Party

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