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Posted on: April 26, 2021

News from the Landscape Advisory Commission

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The Landscape Advisory Commission is excited to announce that they will soon release an updated edition of "Landscaping in a Landmark Village”.  This online guide will offer tips on how to achieve garden success in the growing conditions here in Riverside.  Special topics include:  why Riverside's historic landscape is so unique, lists of plants for birds and butterflies, benefits of native plants and more.  There will be inspiration for new and experienced gardeners alike.

For more information and inspiration, check out these nearby events for gardeners: 

Chicago Living Corridors publishes a list of native plant sales that are still accepting orders.  

Native Plant Sales - Chicago Living Corridors.


Garfield Park Conservatory Seed and Seedling Sale:  April 30 – May 5 - An online sale of pesticide-free, non-GMO seeds and seedlings of veggies, herbs, groundcovers and tropical plants.  

Online Annual Seedling Sale - Garfield Park Conservatory.

Lecture:  First and Last – Atlanta’s Druid Hills and Chicago’s Village of Riverside

Hear noted speaker and landscape architect Spencer Tunnell compare Frederick Law Olmsted's first and last designed communities.  This free Zoom presentation is held live through the Olmsted Linear Park Alliance.  Visit the Frederick Law Olmsted Society of Riverside’s website to register.

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