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Home and Garden Calendar, July 14-20

Home and Garden Calendar, July 14-20

Send events for this calendar to [email protected] with “calendar listing” in the subject line. Deadline is two weeks before the event.

Advance tickets are available for the Summer Garden Walk with the Roselle Park District Garden Club on Saturday, July 20.
Thanks to Roselle Park District Garden Club

14th of July

Healing gardens: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month through October at Stone Hill Farm, 37W249 Dean St., St. Charles. Come enjoy the natural woodland setting and perennial gardens. Admission is $5 per person; $10 per family; cancer patients are free. Donations of time/money for upkeep are welcome. The Healing Gardens are maintained and hosted by Deborah Marqui, who owns Stone Hill Farm with her husband, Buzz. Marqui leads day retreats, hosts Silent Saturday Mornings and is an authorized presenter of Centering Prayer. She is the author of “From the Fire Into the Garden; A Healing Journey.” For information, call (630) 740-2597 or visit www.healinggardensatstonehillfarm.com.

July 15

Suburban Garden Club: Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Indian Head Park Administrative Building, 201 Acacia Drive, Indian Head Park. Want to help pollinators and conserve biodiversity? Join members and friends of the Suburban Garden Club to hear Greg Walter talk about honeybees, their role in our landscape, and what locally grown honey can do for you. All are welcome. For information, contact [email protected].

July 17

Tri-Village Garden Club: 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month, at Streamwood Fire Station #31, 1204 S. Park Ave., Streamwood. For information, trivillagegardenclub.org/wordpress or facebook.com/TriVillageGardenClub.

July 20

Walk through Roselle House and Garden: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Roselle Village Hall, 31 S. Prospect St., Roselle. The Roselle Park District Garden Club hosts its biennial House and Garden Walk featuring two unique houses and seven gardens. Discounted tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.rparks.org/event/house-garden-walk or at the Claus Recreation Center, 555 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Roselle, or Platt Hill Nursery, 222 W. Lake St. in Bloomingdale. Day-of tickets are $30, cash only, at Roselle Village Hall until 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Roselle Garden Club’s Youth Scholarship Fund, the Roselle IMPACT Garden and local community projects. For information, go to rparks.org/rpd-garden-club.

‘A Walk in the Shire’ Lincolnshire garden walk: Saturday, July 20, 10am-3pm, starting at Spring Lake Park, 49 Oxford Drive, Lincolnshire. Advance tickets can be purchased online for $20 at lincolnshiregardenclub.com/garden-walk. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the walk for $25 at Spring Lake Park between 10am-2.30pm. For more information, visit lincolnshiregardenclub.com.

Join the Grayslake Greenery Garden Club for the “Grayslake in Bloom” garden walk from 10am-2pm on Saturday, July 20.
Thanks to Grayslake Greenery Garden Club

Grayslake Greenery Garden Club — Garden Walk “Grayslake in Bloom”: Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centennial Plaza, 147 Center St., Grayslake. Take a self-guided tour of eight private gardens in three different Grayslake neighborhoods. During the tour, meet the homeowners who will share their hospitality and gardens with you. You can purchase tickets online at grayslakegardenclub.org/garden-walk or on the day of the walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centennial Plaza. Tickets are $10; accompanied children 11 and under are free. Those who purchase a ticket will be entered into a drawing for prizes, and on the day of the walk, the ticket can be used to take advantage of special local offers. Benefits scholarships for students pursuing a horticulture-related major and other horticulture philanthropic programs in the community. For more information, visit grayslakegardenclub.org.

Ask a Master Gardener: 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Evanston Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston. Illinois Master Gardeners will be on hand in the lobby of the main library to answer gardening questions and provide information. For information, visit evanston.libnet.info.