Nature & Gardening

Upcoming events

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 1:00pm


Michael Fallon will be talking about the importance of native plants in our community. Michael is an Adjunct Instructor with the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, the Project Manager for the Prairie Reconstruction Project at...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:00pm


Heather Holm author of "Bees" and "Pollinators of Native Plants" will join us for a virtual discussion of native bees. She will explore the nesting habitat, life cycle, pollen collection, brood rearing, and general...

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 7:00pm


There are many reasons people save seeds. With saved seeds you don't have to buy new seeds next year. Saving seeds can help you preserve a specific “family” flower or vegetable (Grandma’s 4 O’Clocks or Dad’s favorite tomato) and helps you...