Spring Symposium May 21, 2023-12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Our Spring Symposium will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL in the afternoon beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Education Center.
12:00-12:45 Sponsor Plant Pick up hosta orders (information below) and we will have a guest prior to the presentation: TBD
1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. - Guest Speaker's topic: "Confessions of a Hostaholic" by Secret Guest The guest speakers selected each spring are horticultural experts in their field. Our speaker this year is a surprise, speaking on the topic, "Confessions of a Hostaholic". This presentation will be presented in-person and we will be following all CDC guidelines to continue to keep all members and presenters safe. Currently CDC is not requiring masks, but if you want to wear a mask, please feel free to do so.
2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Social with fellow NIHS members.
Sponsor Plant Pick-Up-on May 21, 2023 Pond Pavilion - 12:00 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. Cantigny Park We will meet in the Education Center. BRING A FRIEND who might like to join NIHS. From the intersection of Winfield Road and Roosevelt Road (State Route 38) you will head east. The first turn to the right (North) is Shaffner Road. Off of Shaffner Road you will take the first right (West) to the Greenhouse parking lot. On the right side of the Greenhouse looking North you will see the Pond Pavilion. Your plants will be there for pickup. You can then place them in your vehicle prior to moving on to the Education Center for the presentation. Plants will not be distributed during the presentation. You can see Mike Kraus after the speaker is finished to pick up your plants.
If you park in the visitors parking lot off of Winfield Road, you will need to walk or take a shuttle to get to the East side of Cantigny Park. I strongly suggest you enter via Shaffner Road as directed above. Thank you for your participation in the Sponsor Plant program.
Looking forward to seeing you Sunday. Please wear your NIHS name tags.
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