Below is a photo from our September 2018 meeting where we made PUMPKIN FLOWER DISPLAYS. Thanks to our great leaders who organized this program.
Coming to Town in 2019
Lori Ciezak, the community events planner for Rolling Meadows, shares the latest news with us! Events, programs, new developments and ideas, City Market - we are getting "insider tips" and first hand knowledge!
For the Birds
We all want the best for our feathered friends. But what actually IS the best? Feeding year round or only during the colder months? How to attract different species? What kind of bird feeder is really squirrel proof? An expert from Wild Birds Unlimited will answer any questions!
Tips for the Lazy Gardener
Any yard or garden requires a fair amount of work. Cindy Tyley shows useful ways to serve time, energy and money while gardening. Her presentation demonstrates tips for outdoor and indoor gardening throughout the year.
No Speaker - Plant Sale Planning Meeting
Creativity in the Garden
Is creativity an art or science? Can it be trained or learned? Carol Cichorski's presentation focuses on the use the unexpected, taking risks and the creative process. It is a road map to your very own individual, beautiful and artful garden!
Pollinator Friendly Garden
Climate change, the use of herbicides and pesticides and urban development are all factors that threaten pollinators like bees, butterflies, numerous other insects and birds. How can we help them to survive? Kim Ellson of Pesche's identifies plants beneficial for pollinators of all kinds.
Picnic at Oaksbury Court
Picnic at Forest Avenue
Mysterious, misunderstood and sometimes even feared! Daniel and Sharon Peterson have been promoting bat education through their programs and show their audience that there is nothing to be afraid of when it comes to bats! Live bats and probably their pet sunk are part of their visit!
Craft Project - TBD
No speaker yet
As part of our Community Outreach, the Garden Club asked for donations for the Palatine Township Thanksgiving Baskets. Our members responded and created these beautiful baskets.
GARDEN CLUB PROGRAMS FOR 2019
PROGRAMS ARE HELD THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH IN THE CARD ROOM OF THE ROLLING MEADOWS COMMUNITY CENTER 3705 PHEASANT DR., BEGINNING AT 6 P.M. WITH REFRESHMENTS AND A SHORT BUSINESS MEETING. PROGRAMS START AT 7 P.M. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
Rolling Meadows Garden Club
Encourage the knowledge and love of gardening through educational meetings and field trips. Contribute to the community through civic beautification, awards and annual events.
Below was an exciting program held September of 2016, Here are some pictures of the Barred Owl and Red Shouldered Hawk:
Mark Spreyer of the Stillman Nature Center presented Who's Who Of Owls, a slide and live birds presentation.
To some people, owls are symbols of wisdom but to others their hoots are harbingers of death and doom.
Join award-winning naturalist Mark Spreyer as he reveals the truth about many of our North American owls
and other raptors. Owls' amazing hunting adaptations are explained.
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