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How To Gardening Seminars

"How to" Gardening Seminars

Seminars & Events

We're putting together a wonderful schedule of festivities for 2017! So bookmark this page and check back often. Then mark your calendar and join us for fun activities and interesting people (and animals) at our series of themed seminars and events.
 

Saturday

Aug
19

Fall Perennial Garden Care Seminar
2:00 pm

Fall will be here soon! It's time to be thinking about dividing and cutting back your perennials. Learn through demonstration about the proper division and cutting back techniques. Timing and aftercare of the plants, as well as fall rose and perennial grass care, will be covered.
Fee: Free
Preregistration required. Call (847) 272-1209 to reserve your place.

Saturday

Sept
9

Touch-A-Truck Event
10:00 am–Noon

Join us at the Northbrook Park District's annual Touch-A-Truck event at Underwriters Laboratories, 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, Parking Lot D. We will have a few of our vehicles there, so plan to stop by and climb aboard.

Saturday

Sept
9

Great Soil... Great Plants
2:00 pm

Healthy plants begin with healthy soil, and fall is a great time to prepare your soil for next year. In this seminar you will learn about the organisms in your soil and how to use them to create the perfect growing environment for your plants. We will discuss compost, soil amendments, and how to put your fall leaves to work for you. If you are concerned about our environment and sustainable gardening, this is the seminar for you.
Fee: Free
Preregistration required. Call (847) 272-1209 to reserve your place.

Saturday

Sept
22

The Scoop on Mulch
2:00 pm

Learn why mulching is one of the most important things we can do for our gardens. We will cover the different types of materials used as mulch, where they work best, and how to estimate how much you need.
Fee: Free
Preregistration required. Call (847) 272-1209 to reserve your place.

Gallery of Past Events

  • Children's Workshops

    Children's Workshops

  • Junior Spring Workshop

    Junior Spring Workshop

  • Butterfly Festival

    Butterfly Festival

  • Touch a Truck

    Touch a Truck Event

  • Mosaic Stepping Stone Workshop

    Mosaic Stepping Stone Workshop

  • Fall Festival

    Fall Festival

  • Pumpkin Painting

    Pumpkin Painting

  • Petting Zoo

    Petting Zoo

  • Petting Zoo

    Petting Zoo

  • Pony Rides

    Pony Rides

  • Treasure Hunt

    Kids' Treasure Hunt

  • Mr. and Mrs. Claus at Reds

    Mr. & Mrs. Claus at Reds

  • Live Reindeer

    Live Reindeer at Reds