Nasturtium Notes 8.2

Programs: On September 9, from 1:00-2:00, Cindy Crosby will present “The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary and Love Charm Shop.” We will send an evite to the membership. PLEASE RESPOND TO THE EVITE in order to get a Zoom link the day of the program.

Directory: If any of your information for the new 2020-21 Club Directory has changed since last year, please notify Joan Figatner ASAP:

• Garden Clubs of Illinois has some useful information this month on trees, viburnum leaf beetle, and jumping worms. Check it out:

• Landscape Design School is scheduled for October: information

• Lombard Garden Club will be hosting a preorder and pickup lilac sale at Lilacia Park on September 10 – 12, 2020. See

• The National Gardener magazine, the official quarterly publication of National Garden Clubs, is now available free online. (It formerly required a paid subscription.) It’s full of useful and interesting articles. Please bookmark it and check it out:

• Just for fun:
o Sign up for information on Plant Truck Chicago, communityoutreach programs, and the Get Growing Series YouTube Channel.

o West Cook Wild Ones is hosting Native Gardens Through the Seasons: A Virtual Walk on Saturday, September 12.

o Our field trips committee suggests you consider a trip to Columbus Park:

o One Earth Film Festival has online films and is seeking reviewers for next year’s film lineup.

Stay safe and keep gardening!

Lisa Cederoth & Mary Ellen Warner, co-presidents