Museums for Moms

Sunday, May 8, 2016 by

Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:00am – 5:00pm Wondering what to get mom for Mother’s Day? Celebrate Mother’s Day with free admission for all mothers and grandmothers at five area museums! Pick up a passport at one museum, then visit...

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Tree and Shrub Planting...

Saturday, April 9, 2016 by

Saturday, April 9, 2016 9:00am – 11:00am Have you planted a tree only to see it dead in the spring or not thriving at its current location.  Director of Horticulture, John Moors, will teach you the proper techniques for...

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Gardening with Ornamental Grasses...

Saturday, April 25, 2015 by

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00am- 11:00am Michelle Cox, U of I Extension Master Gardener Grasses provide interest and texture in the garden; however the choices are numerous. Michelle will provide guidance for selection and care, and offer ideas on...

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What Trees to Plant after EAB Strikes...

Saturday, April 18, 2015 by

April 18, 2015 10:00am – 11:30am This presentation is made possible by the Pauline J. & John R. Cook Horticulture Series Dave Wanninger is the Horticulturist in Charge at Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners, Wisconsin. Previously, Dave worked...

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Indoor Outdoor Matinee...

Saturday, January 31, 2015 by

Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00pm There may be too much snow on the ground to enjoy a movie in the gardens, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend! Beat the cold by bringing your lawn chairs and picnic baskets...

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SWCD Tree Sale

Monday, January 12, 2015 by

Deadline Friday, March 21 Each year the district sells bare root trees, evergreen, shrub seedlings, and transplants in an effort to increase efforts to provide energy conservation and/or habitat cover for wildlife in the rural setting.  These starter seedlings...

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