DUE TO COVID-19, OUR MEETINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALY USING ZOOM. PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US.
Our monthly meetings vary in content but regularly feature expert guest speakers discussing a variety of horticultural topics, often with PowerPoint presentations or hands-on instruction, advice from resident experts on just about any gardening subject, and updates on future club events.
Programs and Events for 2021:
Gardeners of the North Shore Presentation Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 7:30 P.M.
I am pleased to invite you to hear one of our favorite speakers, horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, owner of “Sharon Yiesla, Horticultural Services”. She has been a horticulturist since 1983 and runs her own business, “Sharon Yiesla, Horticultural Services”, through which she delivers gardening presentations. She earned a BS in horticulture from Purdue University and an MS in horticulture from University of Illinois. Her past accomplishments include teaching at Illinois State University, working as a Horticulture Specialist for University Extension in Missouri, working as a Horticulture Educator with University of Illinois Extension in Lake County and teaching classes at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Creative Containers: Learn the basics of container gardening: how to select a container, which plants to use and proper planting and care of the containers. Then expand into some imaginative ways to make your containers outstanding. There is a handout on Sharon’s website. You can access it online by going to https://yieslasplants.com/handouts/