Welcome to the website of the Gardeners of Central Lake County, Illinois. We are a group of gardening enthusiasts that meet once a month to learn more about plants and general garden techniques for our area.
Join us at one of our upcoming meetings or activities. We'd love to share our passion of gardening with you!
PICTURES from our 2012 photography contest.
PICTURES from our 2012 plant sale.
REGISTRATION for the 2014 Libertyville Gardens community garden plots gardening season is through The Village of Libertyville Parks and Recreation, either online or in person. Please visit www.libertyville.com/libertyvillegardens for more information. Registration is available online through the Recreation and Sports Complex Online Registration Site or in person at the Bolander Park Building, 625 W. Winchester Road.
COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOTS returned to Libertyville in 2013. Gardeners of Central Lake County partnered with the Village of Libertyville and The Chapel, Libertyville. We had over 80 garden plots the first year. Currently for 2014 garden season we have 107 plots reserved.
Libertyville's Mayor Terry Weppler, Andy Plasz and others at annual spring clean up of the Cook Park Rose Garden. Thank you all for your hard work!
2014 UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday, July 18 - ANNUAL GARDEN CLUB PICNIC - 5PM - DINNER at 6PM
Join us for our annual family picnic! We'll gather for some appetizers and refreshments at 5pm with dinner to begin at 6PM. To make this awesome gathering even more awesome, we need your contribution of a side dish, appetizer or dessert. Please RSVP by Monday, July 14 to Sue Worley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let her know how many people are attending with you and what you will bring.
Thank you all in advance for participating so that our picnic will be a huge success and enjoyable for all. And don't forget...we will have some great raffle prizes to give away again this year.
LOCATION: Old School Forest Preserve - SHELTER "D" - Libertyville
Old School Forest Preserve is located in Libertyville. The entrance and parking area are located on St. Mary's Road just south of Route 176, north of Route 60.
Saturday, August 9 - COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOTS TOUR - 10AM
Our partnership with the LIBERTYVILLE GARDENS community garden plots is in its 2nd successful season. Many families and individuals from the community are growing vegetables and enjoying their abundance of produce. Come out for a FUN morning 10AM, Saturday August 9 at the gardens - see all the various ways gardeners are utilizing their space, find unique trellis solutions for climbing vegetables and the many other tips and tricks to vegetable gardening displayed.
Come out to support the community and meet fellow gardeners. The gardens are made possible by the partnership of GCLC, Village of Libertyville and The Chapel.
LOCATION: THE CHAPEL at 1200 AMERICAN WAY, LIBERTYVILLE