Gardening Events


Revised (July 2023)
Dates and links to area garden walks open to the public. 

2023 Virtual School and Community Garden Training Series
Cook County offers an annual training in March. Priority for scheduling on-site technical assistance in Cook County will be given to garden teams who attend the full training series.

Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series
Welcome to Four Seasons Gardening - Skype for Business Webinar Series offered by Illinois Extension Horticulture Team.


Upcoming 2023 Illinois Native Plant Sales:

Native Plant Sales near Cook County:

West Cook Wild Ones Spring Native Plant Sale

Thorn Creek Audubon and Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve Native Plant Sale

Sag Moraine Spring Native Plant Sale

Evanston/Skokie District 65 PTA One Fund Plant Sale 


Statewide Plant Sales:

Illinois Native Plant Society lists state-wide plant sales