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

Hoffman Estates Garden Club

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

An injured Heron was looking for shelter amongst the shoreline.

​​​A Red-spotted Purple

Early morning breakfast for this Monarch caterpillar.

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

Phlox and Joe-Pye in full bloom  

Woodstock Garden Club

Algonquin Garden Clu​b

Richmond Garden Club

Dancing monarchs

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

Spring bulbs creates a traffic stopping show!

The McHenry Garden Club

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

McCullom Lake Garden Club

Our favorite place to relax

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

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

River oats in the foreground with Yellow Coneflowers in background

Bull Valley Garden Club

Black Swallowtail feeding on a Monarda

Senna hebecarpa

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

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.

Turtle head

---Turtles                and                      Ducks----

​Have found a home at Natives Haven Nursery :)

Prairie Blazing Star and Ironweed

Ironweed flowers were picked to be

used as dye for a yarn class.

Bush's poppy.  A very long bloomer.

Tiger Moth Caterpillars eating milkweed

Natives Haven Nursery

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.

Harvard Garden Club

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.