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Field Trip
Exploring St. Louis Water Garden Resources
May 7, 2016
Time & departure location to be announced

Executive committee will lead a car-pool expedition to several retail resources for water garden, fish and pond supplies in the St. Louis area.

 

LLWGKS Biannual Pond Sale
May 21, 2016

10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Washington Park Botanical Garden, 1740 W. Fayette Ave., Springfield, IL

Water plants, fish, pond and garden supplies will be available for sale. Proceeds assist in funding the Society's community projects.
2016 springsale

Container Water Gardens
June 9, 2016

6:30 p.m.
Douglas Ave. United Methodist Church, 501 S. Douglas, Springfield, IL

Lori Ballentine, Nan Maddox, and Key Schmideler will discuss the dynamics and options for large and small container water gardens.
Field Trip
Horticultural Powerhouses in Chicago
June 24, 2016

7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd.,  Springfield, IL

LLWGKS will join the Lincoln Land Community Education program for a bus trip to the Ball Horticultural Company, Aquascape and The Grown Place and Flower Farm led by Harry Lewis. Cost of the trip is $85.00 per person and includes the bus fee, lunch and all entrance fees. Registration and fees are to be made through LLCC: http://www.llcc.edu/community-education/travel-opportunities
Pond-o-Rama
June 25 & 26, 2016

Sponsored by the St. Louis Water Gardening Society

Tour approximately 50 water gardens in the greater St. Louis area. Information and tickets are available at
http://www.saintlouiswatergardening society.org
Pond Maintenance
July 28, 2016

6:30 p.m.
Douglas Ave. United Methodist Church, 501 S. Douglas, Springfield, IL

Panel discussion on maintaining your ponds.
Group Tour
Davidsans Japanese Maple Farm

July 28, 2016

6:00 p.m.
919 S. Farmingdale Road, New Berlin, IL

Tour the Japanese Maple Farm, followed by a social at the Munter's, 320 Shenandoah Dr., New Berlin, IL

Winterizing Your Pond
September 22, 2016

Douglas Ave. United Methodist Church, 501 S. Douglas, Springfield, IL

Group discussion of getting our ponds, plants and fish ready for winter.

Annual Meeting Banquet
October 27, 2016

Time and Place to be announced.


Illinois Governor's Mansion  410 East Jackson, Springfield, IL

 

 

LLWGKS played a vital role as a partner in refurbishing the reflecting pool in the Dana-Thomas House gardens.

LLWGKS Revitalizes Pond at the Governor's Mansion 
(click here for story & photos)

Take the LLWGKS 2011 Pond Tour 
(click here for story & photos, page 1)
(click here for story & photos, page 2)

Take the 2010 Pond Tour
(click here for story & photos, page 1)
(click here for story & photos, page 2)
(click here for story & photos, page 3)

Sample the 2011 St. Louis Pond-O-Rama 
(click here for story & photos)

 

 

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