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 Club
Richmond Garden Club
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
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.
---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
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.