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The Resiliency Institute
10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd
At McDonald Farm
Naperville, Illinois 60565 Naperville, Suburbs
10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd
At McDonald Farm
Naperville, Illinois 60565
We are located on The Conservation Foundation's McDonald Farm in south Naperville. There is a long driveway on the north side of Knoch Knolls Road a 1/2 mile from Ring Road. Entrance to the parking area is to the right of the driveway just before the driveway circles.
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The Resiliency Institute is a non-profit educational organization transforming the suburbs into resilient permaculture communities prepared for economic, social and environmental change. We are using permaculture education and design to grow food security, build the local economy, increase biodiversity,...
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Want to turn your apartment into a jungle? In this class you will learn the basics of “right plant, right place” to keep your plants happy and thriving! Plant care essentials such as watering and weekly care will be discussed along with a potting demo and plenty of Q&A time to address your specific questions. Participants will receive an email...
Thursday Jul 16th, 5:30pm - 7:15pm Eastern Time
Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include soil formation, physical properties of soil, soil-water relationships, and management techniques such as irrigation, drainage, and fertilization. Basic soil sampling,...
Wednesday Jul 15th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
A level two plant parenting class. Exploring techniques for the long term care and maintenance of houseplants. Have some plant game but want to learn more? If you’ve mastered the basics and want to gain a deeper understanding of long term plant care health, using techniques such as fertilizing, pruning, pest control, propagation and other “level...
Wednesday Jul 29th, 5:30pm - 7:15pm Eastern Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant form and structure. Learn about the relationships between appearance...
Tuesday Aug 4th, 10am - 12:40pm Eastern Time(7 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. The summer months bring forth a great diversity of mushrooms in our region. Chanterelles, Milk Caps, Black Trumpets, Boletes of all kinds, and many other choice edibles make an appearance. But many mushrooms also fruit that can cause problems for the consumer....
Wednesday Aug 5th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Study the carbon cycle to understand how and why large natural ecosystems such as forests and oceans help mitigate the effect of climate change. We'll discuss the ways in which natural climate solutions such as planting forests and enriching the soil in our landscapes...
Friday Aug 14th, 10am - 11:30am Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Explore the impact of insects, diseases, weeds, and wildlife through a series of in-depth Garden walks. Learn about common landscape pests, pest identification, and monitoring and management techniques. We will cover site assessment, soil testing, fertilization, and understanding pesticides. You will have the opportunity to design a basic plant...
Monday Aug 3rd, 6pm - 8pm Central Time(12 sessions)
Enjoy samplings of different varieties of sake and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Bonsai Studio on the south end of the Garden. Explore our two outdoor growing spaces and where we overwinter our trees in our three climate-controlled areas. Get a sneak peek at nearly 300 trees and our new facility. Alcohol will be served in this class;...
Thursday Sep 3rd, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
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