What is your yard capable of? Join us for one of our FREE Native Plant Seminars and find out!
Shrubs, Shrubs & More Shrubs!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL
Join Kelsay Shaw from Possibility Place Nursery as he discusses the benefits of using native shrubs in every type of landscape. This session will not only explore how these plants can add beauty through all seasons, but Kelsay will cover issues of spacing and incorporating native shrubs into existing beds while highlighting some of the more interesting aspects of these native shrubs. There will be time for questions and discussion following the presentation.
Bringing Back the Monarchs & Landscaping for Pollinators
Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Sugar Creek Administration Center, 17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, IL 60433.
Join Master Naturalist and Forest Preserve Volunteer Steward, Phyllis Schulte and Kelsay Shaw from Possibility Place Nursery for two informative presentations. In Bringing Back the Monarchs, Phyllis will discuss reasons for the decline in monarch and how gardening with native plants benefits monarch, as well as other pollinators and wildlife, in your own yard. In Landscaping for Pollinators, Kelsay Shaw will discuss what it really means to plant a pollinator garden, from attracting the butterflies that everybody knows and loves to providing homes for butterflies to raise their young. Kelsay will also discuss native plants that support bees as he diagrams a bed that flourishes with flowers and supports pollinators.