Birds, Bees & Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The Interfaith Green Network, Green Community Connections and West Cook Wild Ones are collaborating on “Birds, Bees & Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour” in Oak Park and River Forest on Sunday, August 6 from 1 to 4 pm.

You will learn more about what native plants are, how to grow them and inspire you to include natives in your garden plans. The tour will include public and private native gardens at the peak of the season where you will see a how vital and attractive native plants are to birds, bees and butterflies. The tour will include unique plants for shade, sun, rain gardens. Clay soil and other applications will be highlighted. Information will be offered for participants new to native gardening and ideas will be exchanged among experienced native plant gardeners.

To register, follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/yagpbv7r. Adult tickets are $10, kids 18 and younger are free. The tour begins at the Cook County Forest Preserve at the northwest corner of Lake and Harlem.

Please contact judy.klem@gmail.com or ferraramullin@gmail.com to learn more.