2017 On-Going Projects

  1. Column Garden: This Meditative shade garden, maintained by the club, incorporates both native and ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials. Located in the Small/Kankakee County Museum campus it features a quiet setting for all to study plant life and it is set among historical artifacts. It is a popular wedding site.
  2. Let Freedom Ring Garden: This garden also maitained by the club honors the military men and women, who protect our freedom. Located at the entrance of the Kankakee County Museum, the garden consists of an engraved brick walkway, holding the names of over 1,200 military personnel plus various statuary. It is a favorite site for military programs.
  3. Scholarships: Annually, four $500.00 horticulture scholarships are given to Kankakee Community College students.
  4. Gallery of Trees: Kultivators design, plan and decorate a Christmas tree for the Kankakee County Museum's annual Christmas show.
  5. Outstanding Volunteer: Recognition of a club member is held at the Kankakee Community Foundation "Oustanding Volunteer" luncheon.

  

 
2017 Suppport Projects

  1. Plant Sale: Annual educational plant sale, held in conjunction with the Rhubarb Festival.
  2. Geranium Sale: Various annual plants and planters are sold to members and the public.
  3. City Beautification: Consists of designing, planning and planting fifty-four outdoor planters in Downtown Kankakee, IL.
  4. Garden Walk: Annual garden tour and faire for the enjoyment and education of the public.