Organized: June, 2006
Meetings: 1st Tuesday @ 5:30 or 6:00 p.m.
We are a diverse collection of enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the love of gardening! As a group, we are patio gardeners, vegetable gardeners, pollinator gardeners, perennial gardeners, houseplant gardeners, and woody plant gardeners. There may even be more than one of us who has a struggling philodendron tucked away in a corner of the house. We just can’t bear to let plants die!
What draws us together is our desire to learn. We want to know more about ecology, environmental responsibility, design, horticulture, conservation, beautification, and all things related to gardening. To that end, we plan a vibrant monthly schedule which offers members the opportunity to visit places of interest and participate in gardening activities. We have taken field trips to Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens, Klehm Arboretum, Anderson Japanese Gardens, and many beautiful private gardens. During the warm months, we are often treated to tours of members’ gardens. We laugh and learn and enjoy one another at each meeting.
2022 promises to be an exciting year for Plantaholics. Our plans include studying seed saving and seed starting; visiting extraordinary local private gardens; taking a “fall beauty” nature walk; and learning about the finer points of houseplant care at Pepper Creek Nursery.
We are very fortunate to live in the Rock River Valley where there are abundant places to visit, learn, and enjoy. We welcome novice and experienced gardeners to our club.
Go often to the house of a friend,
for weeds soon choke up the unused path.
Shared joy is a double joy;
shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
– Swedish Proverbs
2023 Plantaholics Calendar of Meetings
Click here to obtain a printable 2023 schedule of Plantaholics meetings. (Additions to programs, locations and information subject to change)
If interested in attending a meeting, joining our club or just want more information, please use the “Contact Plantaholics Garden Club” form below.
Everyone is welcome to attend three meetings as a guest.
Plantaholics community donations 2021
$250 to Midway Village Moonlight Garden
$250 to Natural Land Institute for Bell Bowl Prairie preservation
$250 to Klehm Arboretum demonstration garden
Co-Presidents: EJ Rebman and Lori Walsh
Treasurer: Jan Duncan
Ways and Means: Maryann Miller
Communications: Judy Johnson
Photographers: Yvette DeWispelaere, Brian Molloy
* = member in more than one club
Carole Anne Stewart