Northtown Garden Society

Chicago, Illinois

Spring Plant and Garden Decor Sale

Spring Plant and Garden Decor Sale

Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly
West Ridge Nature Preserve
Chicago River Restoration
Lunch at Kulla Garden
Garden Walk
Proven Winners
Plant Sale
Openlands Excursion
Saving Seeds

2018

 

February - gardening panel featuring NGS members Gorden Stromberg, Ruth Melulis and Ginny Davis

 

March - Travels in the Pantanel with Patricia Weiner

 

April - Prospect Heights Slough Restoration

 

May - Proven Winners with Sandra Wentworth and Spring Plant Sale

 

June- A Visit to the Prospect Heights Slough

 

July - West Ridge Garden Walk and  Visit to The Openlands Lake Shore Preserve

 

August - Visit to the Back of the Yards Neighborhood: Lunch at Roland Kulla's Studio and The Plant

 

September - Saving Seeds with Julie Peterson

 

October - Chicago River restoration with Lauren Umek

 

November - The Monarch and it's Migration with Doug Taron

 

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.

2017

 

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

 

2019

 

January - Volunteer Recognition Dinner

 

February - The Gardens of Bethany & Veggie Talk with NGS Members, Dorothy Bird and Ruth Melulis

 

March - Plant Considerations for the Landscape with Kim Kaulas

 

April - More Butterflies with Doug Taron

 

May - Growing Orchids with George Titterson; Annual Plant sale

 

June- Medical Cannabis with Abigail Watkins and Arthur lee

 

July - Butterfly Observation at Ginsberg markham prairie with Tony Marisko; Garden Conservancy Open Days Visits to Gardens of the North Shore

 

August - NGS Picnic in the Park; A Visit to the Prospect heights Slough

 

September - Svabord Global Seed Vault; Music of Nature with Eva Mannaberg and the rebecca Boelzmer String Quartet; Tour of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum with Doug Taron

 

October - The Great Lakes Piping Plover Story with Matt Iglesias

 

November - Putting Your garden to Bed with Ann McIntee

 

December - Annual Holiday Party

 

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