Seasonal Updates

Check this page regularly for seasonal updates from the Landscape Advisory Commission. We will share information and links to seasonal projects, things to do in your garden, and more. 

Once the leaves fall off the trees and shrubs outside of the library, visit the Nature Viewer in the “Friends of the Library Terrace” for up-close sightings of animals and birds along the river.

 

Why to keep leaves that fall off your trees:

https://westcook.wildones.org/2017/09/09/whats-in-a-leaf-pile


Check out the Chicago Botanic Garden’s website for ideas about Fall container gardens:

https://www.chicagobotanic.org/blog/how_to/tips_your_fall_container_gardens

 

Plant bulbs that bloom in the Spring:

https://www.chicagobotanic.org/plantinfo/smart_gardener/early_spring_bulbs