Hoffman Estates Garden Club
Black Swallowtail feeding on a Monarda
Many scenes like this can be enjoyed in the prairie. Pictured here is Prairie dock, Prairie sage and Purple coneflower.
All ages enjoyed yoga in the serenity of the gardens!!
Phlox and Joe-Pye in full bloom
A Red-spotted Purple
Woodstock Garden Club
Our favorite place to relax
McCullom Lake Garden Club
Early morning breakfast for this Monarch caterpillar.
Creating a woodland garden. May of 2019
Bull Valley Garden Club
The McHenry Garden Club
An injured Heron was looking for shelter amongst the shoreline.
Ironweed flowers were picked to be
used as dye for a yarn class.
Spring bulbs creates a traffic stopping show!
McHenry County Master Gardeners
Glade Mallow growing in our prairie. This plant is on the threatened/endangered list in several states.
Harvard Garden Club
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.
Prairie Blazing Star and Ironweed
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
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.
Great Blues and Cardinal Flowers are a hummingbirds' delight!!
River oats in the foreground with Yellow Coneflowers in background
Algonquin Garden Club
Richmond Garden Club
During the summer months, several different species of dragonflies can be seen catching insects.
Buffalo Grove Garden Club
"Yoga in the Prairie." Brought to you by Natives Haven and Dorothy Robin of Workplace Wellness Yoga. See our event page.
Rose Mallow. One of the prettiest flower in the gardens.
Animal control was called and the Heron was taken to Flint Creek Animal Rehab Center.
---Turtles and Ducks----
Have found a home at Natives Haven Nursery :)
Bush's poppy. A very long bloomer.