Spring Yard Tours
Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour
Two long-time members of DuPage Wild Ones are opening their yards to us on Saturday, May 13.
Join us to see what is popping up at this time of year and learn from these experienced native gardeners.
Noon - 1:00pm
The Paulus' front yard features a Fruit Guild, which is an ancient technique where mutually beneficial species are planted around a fruit tree to create a thriving, supportive mini-ecosystem. The back yard is home to many woodland plants. There are five oak trees on the property.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
As you approach the Whitney property, which is located on a cul-de-sac, you will notice an island planting created by the Whitneys. They have a curb prairie, and there are many front yard plantings. In the rear yard there's a nearby stream which adds to the ambience
The addresses and directions were sent out in the chapter's newsletter. Email [email protected] if you need the addresses for the tours.