Wednesday, January 8, 2020

January Meeting

We will meet at 7 P.M. January 15th at the Downers Grove Public Library. This will be a general meeting to socialize with other members, review topics for upcoming meetings, discuss our plant sale, and solicit ideas for speakers and field trips. Bring your ideas and your gardening friends! 

Friday, November 22, 2019

You are invited to the Downers Legacy Seed Library's Meet & Greet, Snack & Pack event opportunity on Sunday, December 8 from 1pm unti4pm at Vicki Nowicki’s house, 907 Summit St, Downers Grove, IL 60515Meet with seed library volunteers and help package seeds and enjoy some homemade snacks. We are excited about meeting you and learning about your gardening experiences.

Please RSVP by replying to

Member Cooking Class with Veronica Porter

Members gathered in Naperville on November 20 to try out some new recipes, including harvest salad, lentil salad, and roasted beet salad.

Members-only events are a perk for dues-paying members, but non-members are welcome to join at any time!

Sunday, October 6, 2019

October Meeting: Please note location!

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners will meet October 16 at 7 PM in Room 307 at the Lincoln Center, 925 Maple Ave. in Downers Grove (note this new location).

Kim White will give a presentation on Biomimicry: Looking to Nature to Solve Today’s Problems. In this fascinating talk, Kim will show you many examples of when science and technology looked to nature to solve complex problems. Some examples: What does a bur have in common with NASA and a kingfisher with a high-speed train? Animals that will be used in this presentation include an Axolotl, Dart Frog, Crested Gecko and Horned Lizard. 

Please share this message with your gardening friends and encourage them to attend with you. You do not need to be a member to attend.

Monday, September 23, 2019

New T-shirts!

We are getting new DGOG T-shirts! They are long-sleeved, black, cotton, with our new logo in green.

Shirts are free for members, $15 each for nonmembers. Sizes from 1XL-4XL are $3 more.

If you would like a shirt, e-mail Carol at and tell her the size and if you are a member. If not, she can e-mail you her the address where you can send the check.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Harvest Fest

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners will meet September 18 in the Multipurpose Room # 307 at the Lincoln Center, 925 Maple Ave. in Downers Grove (PLEASE NOTE the location). 

Lincoln Center, 925 Maple Avenue

This will be our Annual Harvest Fest. Bring your treats, garden samples, recipes, gardening stories and questions. We'll share what worked and what didn't this summer. There will also be a drawing at this meeting so someone will go home with a prize. Please share this message with your gardening friends and encourage them to attend with you!

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Brunch at Cantigny Benefits U of I Extension

Enjoy brunch, a silent auction, and the gardens at Cantigny from 11 am-3pm Saturday, August 17. The $50 fee benefits the University of Illinois Extension programs in DuPage County, including the Master Gardeners Program.