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Inspired by Nature: Hosted by Midwest Groundcovers

September 11, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Midwest Groundcovers is pleased to offer a day of education, tours, and socializing for green industry professionals. Featured speaker Claudia West is a leading voice in the emerging field of ecological planting design. Known for her passionate advocacy of plant-driven design, Claudia is a widely sought out speaker and consultant who applies the technologies of plant systems to bring essential natural functions back into our cities and towns. Come for a session or two, or stay for the entire day!

Admission for the entire day is $25. Admission for the Social Mixer only is $10.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the ILCA PAC Fund, the IGIA GIPAC Fund, the ASLA Illinois Advocacy Fund, the Peter & Irma Orum HRI Fund. CEU credits will be available.


Claudia West, Wild and Neat: Bridging the Gap between Great Garden Design and Ecology

Kevin Donnelly, The Manufactured Soil Environment: Turning Specifications into Deliverable Soil Blends

Claudia West, Stormwater Management Solutions: Inspired by Wild Plant Communities

Garden Tours:

Walking tour of Midwest Groundcovers’ 12 carefully curated gardens including the Piet Oudolf “New Wave” Garden

Social Mixer:

Enjoy beer and wine on the Midwest Groundcovers patio




 Timeline of Day


September 11, 2019
10:30 am - 6:00 pm


Midwest Groundcovers
6N800 IL Rt. 25
St. Charles,ILUnited States


Midwest Groundcovers
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