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May

May 10
Annual Plant Sale
– Gardeners of Central Lake County. Mature perennials, herbs, ground covers and more dug from members’ gardens. At the Crawford Warming House, 817 W. Lake St., Libertyville. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cash or check. Rain or shine. Knowledgeable club members available to offer advice. Info: 847-816-7602 or www.gclcil.com.

May 16 or 17
The Emerald Ash Borer: What You Need to Know.
Presented by Tom Tiddens, plant health care supervisor, and Dan Klindera, district manager. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Register to reserve your space. Refreshments. Sponsored by SavATree. Info: 847-835-8261 or www.chicagobotanic.org.

May 17
“Getting Started with Roses.”
A class taught by horticulturist Tom Soulsby. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. $37. Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or www.chicagobotanic.org.

May 20
“Lilacs.”
A class taught by Mark Zampardo, Ph.D., horticulture educator. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $62. Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or www.chicagobotanic.org.

May 29
“Landscapes for Nature and Wildlife.”
A class taught by John Raffetto, horticulture educator. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 1 to 3 p.m. $37. Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or
www.chicagobotanic.org.

June

June 4
“Organic Pest and Disease Control.”
A class taught by Lynn Bement, The Organic Garden Coach. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 6:30 to 9 p.m. $62.  Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or
www.chicagobotanic.org.

June 10
“The Native Oaks.”
A class taught by John Raffetto, horticulture educator. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 1 to 3 p.m. $37. Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or www.chicagobotanic.org.

June 17
Lecture and Book Signing.
Organic garden designer Jeanne Nolan discusses her book, From the Ground Up: A Food Grower’s Education in Life, Love, and the Movement That’s Changing the Nation. Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. 8 p.m. Info and registration: www.vapld.info.

June 19
Container Planting Demonstration and Book Signing.
Jeanne Nolan, author of From the Ground Up: A Food Grower’s Education in Life, Love, and the Movement That’s Changing the Nation. Glencoe Community Garden, Old Green Bay Road, north of Harbor St., and south of South Ave. 6 to 8 p.m. Info and registration: glencoecommunitygarden.com.

June 11
“Healthy Gardens.”
A class taught by Lynn Bement, The Organic Garden Coach. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 6:30 to 9 p.m. $62. Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or www.chicagobotanic.org.

June 21
“Recognizing Sedges in the Field.”
A class taught by ecologist Jim Steffen. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $124. Info and registration: 847-835-8261 or www.chicagobotanic.org

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