Home and garden calendar July 14-20

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July 14

Healing Gardens: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month through October, at Stone Hill Farm, 37W249 Dean St., St. Charles. Come enjoy the natural wooded setting and perennial gardens. Admission is $5 per person; $10 per family; cancer survivors are free. Donations of time/money for upkeep are welcome. The Healing Gardens is cultivated and hosted by Deborah Marqui, owner of Stone Hill Farm with her husband Buzz. Marqui leads day retreats, hosts Silent Saturday Mornings, and is a commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer. She is the author of “From the Fire Into the Garden; A Healing Journey.” For information, call (630) 740-2597 or visit

July 15

Suburban Garden Club: 7 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Indian Head Park Administrative Building, 201 Acacia Drive, Indian Head Park. Want to help pollinators and preserve biodiversity? Join members and friends of the Suburban Garden Club to hear Greg Walter discuss honeybees, their role in our landscape and what locally grown honey can do for you. All are welcome. For information,

July 17

Tri-Village Garden Club: 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month, at Streamwood Fire Station #31, 1204 S. Park Ave., Streamwood. For information, or

July 20

Roselle House and Garden Walk: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, from Roselle Village Hall, 31 S. Prospect St., Roselle. The Roselle Park District Garden Club hosts its biennial House and Garden Walk featuring two unique homes and seven gardens. Discounted tickets are $25 and may be purchased at or at the Claus Recreation Center, 555 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Roselle or Platt Hill Nursery, 222 W. Lake St. in Bloomingdale. Day of tickets $30, cash only, at Roselle Village Hall until 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Roselle Garden Club’s youth scholarship fund, the Roselle IMPACT Garden and local community projects. For information,

'A Walk In The Shire' Lincolnshire Garden Walk: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, begins at Spring Lake Park, 49 Oxford Drive, Lincolnshire. Advance tickets can be purchased for $20 online at Tickets can be purchased day of walk for $25 at Spring Lake Park between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. For information,

Join the Grayslake Greenery Garden Club for its, “Grayslake in Bloom” Garden Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. Courtesy of Grayslake Greenery Garden Club

Grayslake Greenery Garden Club — “Grayslake in Bloom” Garden Walk: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20, from Centennial Plaza, 147 Center St., Grayslake. Join for a self-guided tour of eight private gardens in three different Grayslake subdivisions. Throughout the tour, meet the homeowners who will share their hospitality and gardens. You can purchase tickets online at or on the day of the walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centennial Plaza. Tickets are $10; accompanied children, ages 11 and younger, are free. Those who purchase a ticket will be included in a drawing for prizes plus, on the day of the walk, the ticket can be used to enjoy special local offers. Benefits scholarships for students pursuing horticulture-related majors and other philanthropic gardening programs in the community. For information, visit

Ask a Master Gardener: 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Evanston Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston. Illinois Master Gardeners will be on hand in the lobby of the main library to answer gardening questions and provide information. For information,

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