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Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones

(309) 452-8700|| www.www.wildones.org/chapters/ilprairie

Upcoming Events

April 2017
Free

Prairie Plants Up Close: Flowers and Fruits

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 S. Cottage Avenue
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Everyone has many associations with a flower, the idea of flowers. You put out your hand to touch the flower, lean forward to smell it…..or give it to someone to please them” – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1939. Flowers are indeed special to humans, yet why do plants make flowers in the first place? Basically to reproduce. Flowers are pollinated and become fruits. Inside the fruits are seeds, which insure future generations. Much of the diversity of flowers and fruits is the…

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May 2017
Free

Native Plants in the Designed Landscape

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 S. Cottage Avenue
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Our featured speaker, Judy Nauseef, will discuss Native Plants in the Designed Landscape. We all want our gardens to thrive and provide healthy environments for our families and native wildlife. Using native plants is just one step toward achieving our goals. The other is to create a plan that suits our needs and that of the plants. Learn basic tools to discover how to add habitat to your landscape and how to choose a plant community. Learn also how a…

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