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Plan Your Native Garden

Event information

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 and older.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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A black-eyed Susan. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Curious about adding native plants to your landscaping, but not sure where to start? Whether you have a small corner or large yard; sun or shade; or wet or dry areas, there are native plants suited to your space. Learn about the many benefits of adding native plants to your yard, then put together a wish list of flowers, shrubs and trees best suited to your space. 

Save the dates for the Nature Foundation of Will County’s native plant sales, where you can take the next steps toward planting the native garden of your dreams.

Event requirements

Registration is required by Tuesday, May 14: 708-946-2216.


This program will take place in an accessible facility. The wildflower hike will be up to 1.5 miles long on natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.