Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summer Garden Gate

Read the latest edition of our newsletter, The Garden Gate.

Monday, June 4, 2012

June Meeting

Please join us at our next meeting, Wednesday, June 20, at 7 pm to learn about Body Smart Gardening. Jan Hanson of the Illinois Extension Service will be the presenter.

We will also be holding elections for the following offices:
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Membership
  • Social

If you'd like to run for any of these offices, please contact Cathy Hlohowsky at

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners meet on the third Wednesday of the month in January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October and November at 7 p.m. in the Downers Grove Public Library. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. and you are welcome to come early to attend the board meeting. Membership is $20 for individuals and $30 for families.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Hope Among the Flowers Garden Walk

Buy tickets now for the Downers Grove Garden Walk on July 14 from 9:30am to 3pm. The event features seven gardens all in Downers Grove.

This annual "Hope Among the Flowers" event provides funds for the First United Methodist Church's Bridge Board to support their efforts to transform the lives of homeless families. The group provides housing, mentoring and direction with the goal of making families self-sufficient and able to sustain their independence.

Tickets are $20 in advance and online and $25 on the day of the event.

Find more information and ticket locations at