Northtown Garden Society

Chicago, Illinois

Spring Plant and Garden Decor Sale

Spring Plant and Garden Decor Sale

2020 Feb Daffodil 1
CUW Coyote
2020 Picnic 6
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



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




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




January - Volunteer Dinner

February - Daffodils: The Stars of the Spring garden with Sue groshong

March to August - No activities or programs due to Covid-19

September - Fall Picnic

October - Member Plant Exchange

November - Birds of Illinois via Zoom with Matt Igleski

December - Urban Wildlife via Zoom with Liza Lehrer






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.

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