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Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones

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

May 2019

The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary, and Love Shop

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 S. Cottage Avenue
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Native Americans and early settlers saw the prairie as their home – a place that supplied everything from groceries to textiles to medicine to love charms.  Join prairie steward, Cindy Crosby, for interactive stories of prairie ethnobotany – how people have used prairie plants throughout history – and the potential resources our prairie plants may hold for the future. Presenter Bio: Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler, or contributor to more than 20 books, including “Tallgrass Prairie Converstaions: In Search…

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Native Plant Sale

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Evergreen FS Building, 402 N Hershey Road
Bloomington, IL 61704 United States
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Build your own garden with help from the Illinois Prairie Wild Ones Purchase plants for enhancing or creating a Butterfly Garden, Hummingbird Garden, Drought-tolerant Garden, Rain Garden, Shade Garden, or an Urban Garden (plants under 3 feet). Proceeds from the sale help the chapter fund their Wild Forever Grant Program and our monthly educational programming. A tentative list of plants they hope to have available at the 2019 sale is available for download HERE. Members get a discount on all…

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