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July 2018

Speaker Series: Heather Holm

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Pollination of Native Plants This presentation is a fascinating journey showcasing the development of different flower types and the presentation of floral resources to pollinators. Exploring the types of insect pollinators, their foraging behavior, and the floral features that attract pollinators, Heather, author of Pollinators of Native Plants, will provide many specific examples of how native plants are pollinated and what pollinator is most effective and why. Register for this program here Your support is meaningful to Lurie Garden’s…

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August 2018

Speaker Series: Jacqueline van der Kloet

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Color Your Garden! Lurie Garden’s bulb display is an iconic symbol of the arrival of spring in the Chicago region. Jacqueline van der Kloet, the author of Colour Your Garden and an important contributor to Lurie Garden’s design, considers bulb behavior, visual impact, and surrounding perennials to create a naturalistic design in her gardens. This presentation will aid in the appreciation of Lurie Garden’s bulb display next spring or inform local gardeners as they plan their gardens this fall. Register for this…

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