Welcome

To keep everybody safe in the Corona Pandemic, Club is cancelling our monthly meetings till December.

Be a garden enthusiast

Welcome to The Gardeners of Central Lake County, Illinois. We are a group of gardening enthusiasts that meet once a month for community

with other gardeners and to be inspired by outstanding local speakers. Besides the monthly meetings we have yearly activities such as Plant Sale, Garden walk etc. The club has been in existence since 1959. We are affiliated with Gardeners of America and American Horticulture Society.

Join us any time. See our next gathering listed below or view our full calendar. Download a membership form. Guests are always welcome at our regular monthly member meetings.

Click here to know the 13 good reasons to join the club
For any information about our Garden Club contact: Cindy Julian
juliancindy@hotmail.com
847-772-2186 cell

Certify Your Property
A growing number of people manage their landscapes in ways that help keep the planet healthy. If you’re among them, please visit, https://www.openlands.org/livability/lakecounty/caringforyourland/certify-your-property/

2020 MONTHLY MEMBER MEETINGS

7:00 pm on the second Monday evening of most months.
Location:  CrossLife Evangelical Free Church
431 W. Austin Avenue, Libertyville, IL.

How to Collect and Sow Native Plant Seeds
Fall is coming and we will be winding up our gardening soon. It is time to collect seeds.

Karen O’Hare attended a virtual lecture on collecting and sowing native plants recently. She brought  a recorded lecture and some written guidelines to collect native seeds. It is very helpful lecture.

Seed Guides:  Native seed collection
Slides: Seed Collection, Storage, and Sowing The Land Conservancy of McHenry County 090920
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmHSPgMP16I

2020 ACTIVITIES
This month’s activity

Sept 14 (Veggie Tasting) The New Fall Cleanup by Kim Ellson CANCELLED

Future Activities

Oct 12- Permaculture Gardening- by Alicia Dodd CANCELLED

Nov 9 Pie Social & Seed-Swap Bring a pie to share. CANCELLED

Dec 6 – Annual Meeting and Holiday Party CANCELLED

If you love the taste of a juicy, ripe, homegrown tomato and are in need of garden space to grow your own produce, then Libertyville Gardens is for you. You have the option to lease a 20’x20’ or 20’x10’ garden plot for the next growing season.

Community Gardens Today!
Looking beautiful!

Great way to start your garden next year! Try winter sowing!