Wannemaker’s hosts fun, informative seminars throughout the year to give you an in-depth look at gardening topics. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener with a green thumb, these (often free!) classes offer something for everyone.
We also host workshops, special children events, our Holiday Open House, and our well known Garden Show.
Walk & Talk Summer Garden Series
Wednesday June 7th 6:30pm Butterfly Gardening 101
How can you create a welcoming landscape for our beautiful butterflies? Learn about designing for butterflies, recommended plants, plus tips and tricks for attracting these winged jewels. Meet in our nursery at 6:30pm.
Wednesday June 14th 6:30pm Attracting Birds to Your Garden
We love our wonderful songbirds! Discover how to landscape for birds including favorite food plants, nesting habitat, adding water and supplemental feeding. Meet in our nursery at 6:30pm.
Wednesday June 21st 6:30pm Meet the Milkweeds
One of our favorite butterflies, monarch caterpillars only eat milkweed. Discover four species of milkweed that are native to Illinois, including their care and siting. We’ll also review the life cycle of the monarchh, plus how to garden for butterflies. Meet in our nursery at 6:30pm.
SAT JUNE 10TH Grill Extravaganza!
Join us for a wild weekend of grilling and smoking demos by our Weber and Traeger experts. Find in-store specials just in time for Father’s Day. Plan on buying lunch from Operation BBQ relief.
**All events are subject to change without notice