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.
2018 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.
2018 ACTIVITIES Dec. 9 Holiday Party and Annual Dinner
2019 ACTIVITIES January 14. 2019 Joan Sayre – Autumn in the Colorado + Orchids Flowers, animals, birds, insects, and great scenery. Also a small section on the flowers found on the tundra, at 11,000+ feet.
February 11 -Andy Lutz – Davy Tree – Emerging Threats to our Trees and Shrubs
March 11 -Sharon Yiesla – Water-wise Gardening Even if it’s not a drought year, proper watering is very important to our gardens. Too often our practices waste water and fail to give our plants what they need. Program covers basic watering techniques, planning a water efficient garden and tools for watering. Horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, is an owner of “Sharon Yiesla, Horticultural Services”.
LOCATION: 1200 American Way, Libertyville, directly behind The Chapel building. Park at the far northeast corner of parking lot. TBD Community Gardens Open House & Tour
9-11 am In September community gardeners will enjoy the fresh produce from their garden lot.