Reminder: Preparing for Fall: Clean-up, Seed Collecting, Expanding Beds
September 18, 2016 2:30-4:30 PM
Room 259, The Priory, 7200 W. Division St., River Forest, IL
Make next year more filled with life and beauty in your gardens. What you do in the fall will have a huge impact on the biodiversity in your yard next year. In this
program presented by Stephanie Walquist (butterfly gardener and WCWO Vice-president), we will discuss the preparations that we can do in the fall to make next year even more beautiful and filled with life.
You will learn why and how to:
Free and open to the public.
- do an ecologically thoughtful (science-based) fall preparation for your gardens
- collect seeds, clean them, and store them with a quick review about wintersowing
- expand/create garden beds with minimal effort and yield maximum results next year.
Pre-Orders for the Tree & Shrub Sale Close This Sunday 9/18 at 6 PM
Pick up is September 24, 2016 9 am to 1 pm.
You can order here: https://wild-ones-west-cook.myshopify.com/.
Pick up information: The location will be the parking lot at Euclid Methodist Church, on Washington one block east of Oak Park Ave. The lot entrance is on the east side of Euclid, just south of Washington. Some parking is available there and on the street.
Due to the size and cost of these items, there will be no additional available the day of the sale, but only through pre-orders on this site.
VOLUNTEERS Needed for the 23rd (delivery and set-up) and for pick-up day, the 24th: Sign-up here:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0945afaa2caa8-volunteer
Good Earth will be there to sell some plants too.
Added Native Plants to Your Landscape? Let Us Know
Heather Holm has so many different presentations to offer, and we can only pick ONE for the conference. Won't you help us decide? Please complete this form: https://goo.gl/forms/t9Cymm9VFqlfFYoO2
Help Us Decide--Your Input Needed for the February 11, 2017 Conference
October 16, 2016 (2:30-4:30 PM): The Power of Observation: Making and Keeping a Nature Journal/Sketchbook by Sallie Wolf http://westcook.wildones.org/events/the-power-of-observation-making-and-keeping-a-nature-journalsketchbook/
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