North Branch Natives
GROW WILD for Beginners
Learn how to garden for bees, butterflies and birds + discover awesome design and planting methods to optimize seasonality, color and texture.
Each class will start with a 1-hour discussion before moving outdoors to get some practical experience using tools, learning to plant, and caring for a native garden in all seasons.
WE WILL SHARE PLENTY OF PLANTS AND SEEDS for you to experiment with at home.
When: Saturdays, May 6-May 27, 9:30-11:30am (missed classes can be made up during another session)
Level: Beginner (all ages accompanied by an adult)
Where: Eugene Field Park (field house): 5100 N Ridgeway Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Price: $140 for the 4-class series
Wk1: Habitat Design (why and how to plant for bees, butterflies & birds)
Wk2: Plant Species (great plants for home gardens)
Wk3: Planting Design (developing a plant list, design & layout)
Wk4: Techniques (planting & stewardship)
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