Date(s) - 07/26/2014
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Our next event will be an exiting tour at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, IL 60189, on Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 am.? Please meet either at the church at 9:15 if you wish to carpool, or at the Visitor?s Center at Cantigny at 10:00 am.? Cantigny is located at 1S151 Winfield Rd, in Wheaton, just south of the intersection of Rt. 38 and Winfield Road.? Parking costs $5.00 per car.? Park in the main lot.
Seth Crackel will be conducting our tour.? He will lead the group to the prairie, swale, and rain gardens, plus the storm water basin. Seth?is the general manager of the western territory for Pizzo & Associates and is responsible for on-site stewardships.? For more information on Pizzo, see?http://pizzonursery.com/
We were going to take a tour of Ball Horticultural Company in West Chicago, but it is the day of their company picnic.? They will be open to the public on Saturday mornings in August, but check their website and call for more information. (http://www.ballhort.com/GardensAtBall/Visit)
If you wish to carpool, let LuAnne know ([email protected]).? If you are interested, you can eat lunch at LeJardin after the tour as well as see the extensive gardens and museum at Cantigny. There are wheelchairs available at the Visitor?s Center and there is also a tram.??The Prairie Garden is about a 2-block walk from the center.? See their website for a map and more information of all the gardens, museums and other places to see at Cantigny. (http://cantigny.org)