Tradition. That is what our annual Garden Club Scarecrow Factory has turned into. Maybe not Fiddler on the Roof style tradition, but close. It’s just so much fun for child-sized kids and adult-sized kids to make a scarecrow. The Elk Grove Garden Club had enough supplies for about 120 scarecrows at our factory last year. . . . → Read More: Make A Scarecrow With Us!
I know how to have some good old fashioned fun. Take one huge pile of old clothes, some bales of hay, and a bunch of kids. What do you get? A big mess that you wouldn’t want to have at home, so we have it at the farm. Better yet, the mess is transformed into 100 scarecrows. The . . . → Read More: Build A Scarecrow With The Elk Grove Garden Club
The Elk Grove Garden Club had their plant sale Saturday. As always, a bunch of characters.
More sales this weekend:
Saturday May 14, 10 AM – 2 PM Central States Dahlia Society at Kinsch’s Garden Center 301 West Johnson Street Palatine, Illinois
Saturday May 14, 9 AM – . . . → Read More: The Characters At The Elk Grove Plant Sale
Mike is hardening off his dahlias and calla lilies for the plant sales that start this weekend. Each day we drag a few hundred plants outside then back in. It’s been too darn cold this spring to leave them out overnight. Soon, many of his babies will be ready for their new homes.
Here are . . . → Read More: Garden Club And Dahlia Club Plant Sales