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Elgin and Algonquin Native Garden Tours

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On Saturday, August 22, 23 intrepid garden enthusiasts toured the prairie gardens of Dale Steichen in Elgin. Dale and his wife have been working on their property for the past 15 years. Inspired by volunteering in nearby Burnidge Forest Preserve, Dale has gradually been turning his two acre property into primarily native plant haven. It… Read more »

Tour Dale Steichen Native Gardens and Wildlife Habitat

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Join us for a?tour of?Dale Steichen’s property in?Elgin, IL on?08/29/2015 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Here is how Dale describes his property: I have two acres, which includes wet land, woods and prairie which we began restoring over 15 years ago.?A lot of the plants are herbs and there is always something in bloom… Read more »