Welcome to Deerpath Garden Club of Lake Forest!

Ex hortorum cultu, patientia, sapientia et amicita florebunt
Through gardening, patience, knowledge and friendship will blossom.

Cathy Douglas’ Amazing Arrangement
Photo Credit: Sherri Nichols

Isn’t he cute? Or is it a she?

Arrangement: Cathy Douglas          Photo Credit: Sherri Nichols

Members’ Slideshow
Check out the lovely photos from our members!

This month features photos of holiday table arrangements, some by Katie Ford. Photo credits: Nancy Knollenberg and Sherri Nichols

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“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”
                             –Helen Keller

“I have a garden of my own,
Shining with flow’rs of ev’ry hue;
I lov’d it dearly while alone,

But I shall love it more with you.”
– Thomas Moore

A photograph of the late Priscilla Billington, along with the following has been installed in the lobby of the Telegraph Road Train Station:

The Deerpath Garden Club of Lake Forest is most grateful to the late Priscilla Billington, a long-time Lake Forest resident and a 35-year member of our garden club.  Because of her donation, the public enjoys the beautiful urns that grace the west doors of this train station.  We honor her spirit and her life and thank her for her generosity.

Photo Credit: Sherri Nichols

Photo Credit: Judi Lindgren

We Are…

      The Deerpath Garden Club of Lake Forest, a garden of friends serving the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Community

 We Share…

      Educational programs with our membership and community

We Contribute…

      Design and maintenance of civic gardens      

      Time, talent and funds toward local civic beautification projects

One More Arrangement…this one from Williamsburg, VA

Photo Credit: Judi Lindgren

Thanks to Member Sherri N., the following information has been updated. Flooding has occurred, putting the global seed vault in peril due to climate change:


Learn about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, located in the Arctic Tundra, burrowed into a mountain. It contains 1/2 billion seeds from countries all over the world, to safeguard the world’s food supply in the event of a global disaster.

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To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
                                                                                      ~Audrey Hepburn

Deerpath Garden Club of Lake Forest
Calendar of Events 

Special Note:
Only dates are listed. Program details can be found in the Member’s Section of this site.


August 24, 2017               Board Meeting
August 31, 2017               Opening General Meeting with Breakfast

September 21, 2017       Board Meeting
September 28, 2017       General Meeting

deerpath garden club planting gardenOctober 19, 2017             Board Meeting
October 26, 2017             Gardens to Bed

November 9, 2017        Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 29, 2017     Cooking with Herbs, Inovasi

December 7, 2017          Holiday Luncheon and Show

January 18, 2018            Board Meeting
January 25, 2018            Making a Wreath with Herbs at CROYA

February 15, 2018          Board Meeting
February 22, 2018          General Meeting

March 15, 2018               Board Meeting
March 22, 2018               General Meeting

April 19, 2018                  Board Meeting
April 26, 2018                  General Meeting

May 17, 2018                   Board Meeting
May 24, 2018                   General Meeting–Planting Garden                 

June 2018                        Garden Club Luncheon–TBD



Cindy Ramadan, DPGC President /2015-2019


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