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Monday, December 11, 2023

Naperville Community Gardeners held plant sale, despite rain


The Naperville Community Gardeners held their annual homegrown plant sale Saturday and many gardeners endured the rainy weather near the garden plots on West Street.

The sale held annually on the Saturday before Mother’s Day is open to the public and offers annuals, hanging baskets, vegetables, bulbs and perennials. Proceeds of the sale help fund the club’s donations to the Garden Plots and the Riverwalk.

The Gardeners meet monthly, complete community gardening projects throughout the year, and offer local gardening tips and advice.

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For gardening information and future events hosted by the Naperville Community Gardeners visit www.napervillecommunitygardeners.org.

For an earlier post about the dedication of the Remembrance Tree before these photos by Ron Ory were submitted, click PN N.E.W.S.

Plant sale with early rain

Ben Calvert’s Family


Brian Bell shows an original Gardener's Club hat
Tom Campbell of Naperville Community Gardeners presented a check for $500 to Naperville Park District President Mike Reilly for new rain garden plants. NPD Executive Director Ray McGury is pictured on the left.


Sarah and James Calvert with Ben Calvert Memorial Tree Plaque
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