What’s up with the Cardboard in the Keeler Gardens Pollinator Habitat?

The parkway, grassy area between the sidewalk and the street, is completely covered with corrugated cardboard. This is the first step of lasagna gardening for the future pollinator habitat at Keeler Gardens.

Pollinator Habitat Progresses We promised you regular updates about the pollinator habitat and we do have news.  Let’s start with the apparent mess in the parkway. You may be wondering why it looks like a random dispersion of debris, rest assured there is a method to our madness. Our parkway…

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Keeler Gardens Wins Pollinator Habitat Grant

Have you heard the news? Keeler Gardens has won a grant to build a pollinator habitat! The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation has awarded us up to $10,000 toward the creation of a native pollinator habitat to provide environmental education opportunities for students, and all community members. We will offer…

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Flower Arrangements at Keeler Gardens

Flowers and Foliage on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Join us at Keeler Gardens for an afternoon of flowers and foliage. We will have an abundance of dried flowers and branches for you to choose from, like eucalyptus, yarrow, birch, dogwood, and some unique accents, too. Although there…

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Bloomin’ Bucks

Brent and Becky’s & Keeler Gardens Keeler Gardens is officially part of the Bloomin’ Bucks fundraiser at Brent and Becky’s. This is a where GG, our lead horticultural specialist, orders many of the bulbs for Keeler Gardens. If you place your bulb order through this link and choose Keeler Gardens,…

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Photos From the April Instameet

Taking Pictures in the Rain (Press Play if you would like a little music while you read) After a week of unseasonably warm, Chicago, April weather, Mother Nature delivered a traditional April day: rainy and cold. But that did not stop the photographers. Taking pictures, drinking tea, more pictures, and…

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