An Evening in the Heritage Gardens
July 14, 2012- 5-8pm
Join the Boone County Conservation District for a stroll through five Cultural Heritage Gardens, a Rain Garden, Butterfly Garden and the Boone County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden.
Enjoy free garden refreshments
Gardener interpreters in period clothing will be available for all your garden questions as you tour the Yankee, Scottish, German, Norwegian and Potawatomi gardens. Learn about the many varieties of heirloom vegetables grown by settlers in the early 1800’s. Enjoy folk music on the grounds, visit the Norwegian and Scottish cabins and delight in a beautiful summer evening in the gardens!
Members of the University of Illinois Boone County Master Gardener program will be on hand as you tour the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden.
The Boone County Garden Club of America Butterfly Garden and the Boone County Conservation District Rain Garden and Prairie Plant Identification area will also be included in the tour.
The Gardens are located at the Boone County Conservation District, Roger Gustafson Nature Center located at 603 N Appleton Road, Belvidere, IL. For more information contact the Boone County Conservation District at 815-547-7935.