GCOPRF January Meeting Sunday, 1-27-19

Garden Club of Oak Park River Forest will hold a  lecture Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2 PM at the Oak Park Main Library in the Veteran’s Room, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL.

The topic will be: “What is a Master Gardener?  How to become one and why.  Presented by Germani Bhalsod, Illinois Extension Service.

This meeting is open to the public.

Holiday Boutique 12/12/18

Santa’s helpers have been busy!

Shop at our fun Holiday Bazaar on December 12, 2018 starting at 11:30 at the Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park.  In addition to the shopping, socializing and refreshments there will be a wonderful program on Christmas flower arranging.

Bill Karges – 10-10-2018

Bill Karges recently gave a  timely talk on the subject of: “Do’s and Don’ts of Putting Your Garden to Bed” at the  monthly Wednesday meeting of the Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest at Cheney  Mansion in Oak Park, IL.

 

 

 

Garden Herbs for Gourmet Cooking, 9/12/18

The Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest are pleased to announce the first program for the 2018-2019 season:  “Garden Herbs for Gourmet Cooking and Specialties”.  On September 12, 2018 at Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park, noon until approximately 1:00 p.m. will be  snacks, socializing and club announcements; then the featured speaker, Ms. Marcy Lautener-Raleigh.

Ms. Lautener-Raleigh relates that she began growing herbs in 1992 after attending a class in Geneva, IL.  By 1995 she had established the “Backyard Patch” to market her herbs.  What began as a hobby turned into her personal passion.  Ms. Lautener-Raleigh became a published author on the subject of herbs and maintains a blog:  www.backyardpatch.blogspot.com. to share her knowledge of herb gardening.

The program is free and open to all.  Please join us at noon on September 12, 2018.