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of Bartlett, Streamwood and Hanover Park Illinois

'In Horto Gregate'

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Next Meeting

April 18, 2011


Poplar Creek Library, 1405 S Park Ave, Streamwood, IL 60107

(630) 837-6800


TVGC meets at the:

Hanover Park Branch of the Poplar Creek Library

Please call 630-372-6342 or e-mail us for further information.

Meeting Topics for 2012

All meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of the week unless otherwise noted.





































Meeting Topics for 2011

All meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of the week unless otherwise noted.


No speaker

Members bring your Pictures, Questions and Cataloges


Garden Design

Carol Sherby, Master Gardener, U of I Dupage Extension


Tips for a Lazy Gardener

Cindy Tyley


Spring Door Wreath Craft

Jill Fox


Victorian Tea

Emmy Lou John


Edible Containers

Nancy Hollmeier and Margaret Walkington
Gardenworks, Geneva


Flowerful Persuation

Judy Wherley, horticulturist and certified arborist


Who's That in my Garden

Jane Grillo


Constructing Topiaries

Karen Thomson, Thomson Topiaries


Advanced Perennial Plant Maintenance

Dolly Foster, Landscape Horticulturist, Oak Lawn Park District


Tough & Lovely Plants for Dry Shade

Todd Jacobson, Head of horticulture, Morton Arboretum


Christmas Party



Meeting Topics for 2010

January 20

Landscape Design from the Initial Stages


February 17

Teacup Flower Arrangment

Jill Fox

March 17

Certifying your Garden as a Wildlife Refuge--How and Why

Jody Romanowski

April 21

Edible Ornamentals

Peggy Bryant

May 19

Visit to Thalia's Woodland Garden

Thalia Roberts

June 15

Trees - Thier Needs and Pests

Peggy Spector, Morton Arboretum

July 16

Visit to John's Garden

John Richter

August 18

Preparing your Garden for Fall Color

Don Obuch

September 15

Autumn Bulbs

Joannie Rocchi, The Growing Place

October 20

Proper Pruning Techniques

John Sosnowski

November 17

Wild Birds Unlimited

Ron Zick

December 6

Christmas Party

Log Cabin


Meeting Topics for 2009

January 21

Winter Seed Starting


February 18th

Hybridizing Day Lilies


March 18th

South Africa


April 15

Rose Bowl & Academy Awards florist


May 20

Flowerbox and Flower Arranging Demonstration 

Flowers by Christine

June 17

Raising Monarch Butterflies

Jan Suffern

July 15

Raising Rhododendrons

John Golab

August 19

Recipies using garden herbs

Jill Fox

September 16


Susan Renwick

October 14

Honeybees in the Garden

Mary Trocki and Spencer Opal

November 18


Jill Fox

December 16




Meeting Topics for 2008

January 16th

Be Happy and Healthy with Houseplants

Rose Johnson



Nancy Carroll

March 19th

Costa Rica, the Jewel of Central America

Joyce Basel

April 16

How to use flowers from your Garden

Crystal Ferraro

May 21

Native Plants

Denise Sandoval, Good-Natured Landscapes

June 18

Conservation slide show

Mr. Kleinwachter, The Conservation Foundation

July 16

  A Virtual Chicagoland Garden Walk


August 20

Western Wildflowers


September 17

Color in the Garden


October 15

Winterizing Rose Beds

Marie Starssiak

November 19

What's new for 2009

Ball Seed

December 17

Christmas Party



Meeting Topics for 2007

January 17th

Moss Wreath Craft Project

Jill Fox

February 21st

Flowers through the Seasons

Mary Stewart-Pyziak

March 21st

Photography in the Garden

Bob Geld

April 18th

Shade Gardening Beyond Hostas

Mr. Horton

May 16th

Learn about the Volo Bog


June 20th

For the Birds

Nancy Goldenburg, the nature conservancy

July 18th



August 15th

Creating a Gourd Birdhouse

Karen Caldwell

September 19th

Putting the Garden to Bed

Catherine Harrington of the U. of I. Extension

October 17th

Fall program

Nancy Carol

November 19th MONDAY

Native American Indian Plants 

 Anita Werderich

December 17th

Christmas Party

 Bartlett Park Log Cabin


Meeting Topics for 2006

January 18th

"What's in a name?"

Pat Pieper

February 15th

Rejuvenating your Garden

Kathy Bevier

March 15th


Kevin McGowen

April 19th

Container Gardening

Mary Stavenhagen

May 17th

Fresh Ideas for Spring

Nancy Carroll

June 21th

Gardening with Feng Shui

Joyce Kocinski

July 19th



August 16th

Pure Prairie Organics

Bill Sheffler

September 20th

Electric Bulbs to plant in Fall

Nancy Steinke

October 18th

What's new for 2007

Kristin Ludwig - Ball Seed

November 15th

Rooftop Gardens

Grace Kohler

December 20th

Christmas Party



Meeting Topics for 2005

January 19th


Gabrielle Castrejon-Meyer - Certified Herbalist

February 16th

Organic Food & how to grow it

Deb Crockett

March 16th

Different types of plants and what's new this season

Kevin McGowen - Midwest Groundcover

April 20th


Judy Bolt

May 18th



June 15th


Shirley Reams - Better Homes and Gardens

July 20th

Water Gardens

Joe Romanowski - At his home

August 17th

Hostas and Pruning


September 21st

Wonders of Fall

Nancy Carroll

October 19th



November 16th

Across the Backyard Fence

Member discussion

December 19th

Christmas Party



Meeting Topics for 2004

January 21st


Don Wharton

February 18th

Building a greenhouse and cold frame

Bob Hamerick from Pan American Seed

March 17th

What's new in annuals & perennials

Kristen Ludwing from Pan American Seed

April 21st

Vegetable Gardening

Kathy Thomas from the Growing Place

May 19th

Woodland Gardening

Thalia Roberts, TVGC Member

June 16th


Laura McGhee from Hoffie Nursery

July 21st


Woody Imberman

August 18th

Frontyard Gardens

Shirley Remes from Chicagoland Gardening

September 15th

Fall & Winter Interest

Judy Davenport

October 20th

Fall craft and seed exchange


November 17th

Sure-Fire Perennials for Northern Illinois

Warren Senneke - University of Illinois Extension

December 15th

Christmas Party



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Please call 630 830-0118 or e-mail us for further information or join us at our meetings.

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