The Landscape Advisory Commission has updated the Homeowner’s Guide, “Landscaping in a Landmark Village”. Learn about Frederick Law Olmsted’s vision of Riverside. Find out about landscaping in Riverside, with topics such as what to plant, what not to plant and where to go for information.
Riverside’s Public Tree Viewer
Find out about the characteristics and benefits of the trees on your block in Riverside’s Public Tree Viewer. Just enter your address. You can also find all the trees in Riverside of as specific species by using the filter in the upper right corner.
June 13, 2021 - Meet Chicago’s Bird Whisperer Pam Karlson and Learn Her Secrets! Get tips on how to attract birds to your yard. Sponsored by West Cook Wild Ones.
Check out the Chicago Botanic Garden’s garden checklist for the month of June.
If you’re interested in using native plants in your garden, try watching one of these presentations:
The Top 10 Things New Native Plant Gardeners Need to Know
Native Plant Gardening Q&A
Designing a Native Garden
If you have any questions, email the Landscape Advisory Commission at LAC@riverside.il.us.