All general meetings are held at the State Bank of the Lakes (unless otherwise noted) 50 Commerce Dr., Grayslake, Illinois 60030 Registration: 6:30pm Meeting: 7:00pm Refreshments and Raffle Prizes at each meeting.
Monday February 24, 2020 General Meeting ( Note Change of Venue)
Program: "Growing Healthy People/ Grow Well Farms" Speaker: Carol Besenjak
Place: Greenhouse @ CLC Tech Campus adjacent to CLC 19525 West Washington St. Grayslake Time: Sign-in 6:30pm Speaker@ 7pm
Cheryl is one of the founders of GWF. Their mission is to grow healthy people through providing fresh organic produce, food production and education on nutrition and growing your own food. Their primary focus is working with military veterans by introducing then to sustainable agriculture. We will be touring their new location and learning more about hydroponics.
Monday, March 23, 2020 General Meeting
Program: "Tips for the Lazy Gardener"
Speaker: Cindy Tyley Place: State Bank of the Lakes
Cindy is the owner of Carriage House Design by Cindy Tyley. She has a certificate in landscape design and is a member of the Western Springs Garden Club. Discover useful ways to save time, energy and money while gardening. This show and tell demonstrates smart strategies for both indoor and outdoor gardening throughout the year.
Monday, April 27, 2020 General Meeting (Note Change of Venue)
Program: "Incredible Bats" Speakers: Daniel and Sharon Peterson
Place: Byron Colby Barn in Prairie Crossing 1561 Jones Point Rd, Grayslake
Sharon was trained at Bat Conservation International and Dan is a bat naturalist. This presentation covers the many benefits of this misunderstood and feared creature. Native and world species will be discussed. Live bats will be displayed.
No meeting in May---
Plant Sale May 16th & Dance Recital May 9th May is a busy month for our club.
June 13, 2020 Annual Garden Walk and Social
will take place @ the Kirkham's this year Details TBA
Saturday July 25th GGGC presents a Standard Small Flower Show
Grayslake Library 100 Library Lane 60030 from 1 to 4pm Free to the Public
Graylake history display, educational displays, floral design and horticulture.
Other events & Happenings: *
*National Garden Clubs Flower Show is May 14-15th at the Potowatami Hotel in Milwaukee .
*National Garden Week June 7-13.....plans to be announced.