---Turtles                and                      Ducks----

​Have found a home at Natives Haven Nursery :)

Harvard Garden Club

Turtle head

River oats in the foreground with Yellow Coneflowers in background

All ages enjoyed yoga in the serenity of the gardens!!

Phlox and Joe-Pye in full bloom  

Bull Valley Garden Club

Rose Mallow. One of the prettiest flower in the gardens.

During the summer months, several different species of dragonflies can be seen catching insects.

Animal control was called and the Heron was taken to Flint Creek Animal Rehab Center.

McCullom Lake Garden Club

The McHenry Garden Club

Glade Mallow growing in our prairie. This plant is on the threatened/endangered list in several states.

Ironweed flowers were picked to be

used as dye for a yarn class.

An injured Heron was looking for shelter amongst the shoreline.

Senna hebecarpa

Bush's poppy.  A very long bloomer.

Prairie Blazing Star and Ironweed

Dancing monarchs

Natives Haven Nursery

Algonquin Garden Clu​b

Lilac Island. Even though these are not native shrubs, the first Monarch butterfly spotted at the Nursery in 2018 was April 26th on a Persian Lilac.

Many scenes like this can be enjoyed in the prairie. Pictured here is Prairie dock, Prairie sage and Purple coneflower.

Brown-eyed Susan bed.  A hypnotic look when planted in mass. This native plant is a biennial or short-lived perennial; however, it will self seed. 

Tiger Moth Caterpillars eating milkweed

Richmond Garden Club

​​​A Red-spotted Purple

"Yoga in the Prairie."  Brought to you by Natives Haven and Dorothy Robin of Workplace Wellness Yoga.  See our event page.

The WildFlower Preservation and Propagation Committee visited the gardens. Pictured here is Nursery owner Bill Warzecha and Perle Ollson, one of the co-founders of the WPPC.

Our favorite place to relax

Woodstock Garden Club

Great Blues and Cardinal Flowers are a hummingbirds' delight!!

Spring bulbs creates a traffic stopping show!

Early morning breakfast for this Monarch caterpillar.

Hoffman Estates Garden Club