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.

Senna hebecarpa

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.

Dancing monarchs

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

River oats in the foreground with Yellow Coneflowers in background

Algonquin Garden Clu​b

Richmond Garden Club

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

Turtle head

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.

Natives Haven Nursery