And once you’ve plotted what you want to plant, stock up on a wonderful collection of plantable lovelies during the Bolingbrook Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aquatic Center, located at 200 Lindsay Lane in Bolingbrook. The Plant Sale will include annuals, aquatics, perennials, herbs and vegetables. These plants are raised lovingly by club members, and they’re sure to liven up your deck, patio, home garden, or landscape spaces.
With the weather heating up, it’s time to slip your spade into the earth and make the world a more beautiful place.
Your local library offers a bouquet of sublime titles to enhance your garden know-how, regardless of your experience and the size of your greenspace.
One title which can help color your world is Midwest Home Landscaping by Roger Holmes and Rita Buchanan.
Midwest Home Landscaping is a comprehensive guide to making plantable areas attractive and functional. Topics include how to skillfully plan a design for one’s yard, how to organize projects, installing fences and trellises, and provides details for a variety of landscaping plants ideal for homes situated in the upper Midwest and Southern Canada. This book has step-by-step instructions and full-color photography which leads readers through each task, and the text covers both ideas for selecting and coordinating themes as well as practical details. A fantastic book for gardeners, Midwest Home Landscaping is a comprehensive resource for folks of background, regardless of past experience in gardening or landscaping.
The Bolingbrook Garden Club will host an array of fantastic events and meetings during the course of the year, so visit them online at bolingbrookgardenclub.org for more information regarding events, programs, and membership.
Hurray! Spring is here!