Northtown Garden Society
Dave and Hank
We all had a wonderful time at our Holiday Party held in December at Warren Park. As per usual, the dishes brought for the potluck party were delicious and the party games were fun.
is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.
~ Lindley Karstens
Left: Gillian Lindahl
Above: Katy Law
During the year, NGS generously donated over $500 to support activities of the Chicago High School of Agricultural Sciences and Warren Park of he Chicagp Park District.
In order to promote our activities and attract new members, the NGS Board has asked two of our new members, Gillian Lindahl and Katie Law, to head up a new program to upgrade our Facebook page and introduce the use of Instagram to share photos and information. Please stay tuned for more information about these new social media apps and how members can use them to communicate with the "outside world".
Thursday, February 1, 2024, 7 PM via Zoom
Presented by a representative from the Nordson Green Earth Foundation.
"Nordson Green Earth Foundation is a non-profit focused on improving tree equity in under-resourced neighborhoods in the Chicagoland area. We work to bring tiny forests to urban communities that lack tree and green space due the systemic and structural racism that shaped these neighborhoods in the last century. Our aim is to bring more nature into these neighborhoods in the hopes of achieving greater healthequity through the benefits of nature while also mitigating the effects of climate change. Nordson Green Earth Foundation is working to build collaborations with organizations aligned with our mission of using nature-based solutions to achieve health equity. Nordson Green Earth Foundation is a women-led 501(c)(3) organization"
Zoom meeting access information will be sent to NGS members via e-mail.
Thursday, March 7, 2024, 7 PM at Warren Park Field House, 6601 N. Western Avenue, Chicago
Birds in the Garden
Pam Karlson, will be presenting, "Birds in the Garden", creating and enjoying a bird oasis. Pam Karlson is a career artist and certified professional gardener/garden designer from the School of the Chicago Botanic Garden. As a public speaker and educator, she advocates for creating, restoring, and preserving wildlife habitats.
There will be a $5.00 fee for non-NGS members.
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