*There will be no meeting on January 2, 2019* Have a Happy and Blessed New Year
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 7pm General Meeting Topic: Gardening in Chicagoland-- Through the Seasons Speaker: Michael Kolaczewski Michael is a professional horticulturist and plant propagator with 30+ years of experience working in the Midwest climate. He also incorporates unusual temperate and tropical plants in many projects.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 7pm General Meeting Topic:"Tips @2" --a sequel to a former talk on general helpful garden tips to save time and money Speaker:Cyndy Tyley Cyndy is a certified landscaper and owner of Carriage House Designs. She is a member of the Landscape Design Association.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 @ 7pm General Meeting To be determined
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 @ 7pm Topic: Container Gardening --Creating the WOW Factor Speaker: Nina Koziol Nina has taught horticultural and design classes at the Chicago Botanic Garden and Morton Arboretum for 20 years. She is a feature writer for Chicago land Gardening as well as a monthly Smart Gardener column.
*Spring Plant Sale--May 18, 2019* 7:30 am to Noon. Place: Ela Public Library, 275 Mohawk St., Lake Zurich
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 7pm General Meeting Topic: "Hydrangeas are HOT" Speaker: Sharon Yiesla Sharon has been a horticulturist since 1983--she runs her own business "Sharon Yiesla Horticultural Services" giving garden presentations. Sharon earned her BS from Perdue and her MS from U of I. and has been an educator at U of I extension and the Chicago Botanic Garden. (There will be a members only plant exchange at this meeting)
*Member's Garden Walk --- details TBD* Date: June 19, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm
July 2, 2019 @ 6pm -- work at Ela Library Gardens. All members participate in cleanup and maintenance of three perennial beds located at the library.