Welcome to Deerpath Garden Club of Lake Forest!

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

What a View!
Photo Credit: Lynn Pruitt

Our Club’s Beautiful Urns are Dressed for Autumn

Arrangements: Cathy Douglas          Photo Credit: Cindy Ramadan

Our Club’s Beautiful Garden in All of Its Summer Glory

Garden Chairs: Sharon Twyman and Terri Wright
Photo Credit: Nancy Knollenberg

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

This month, photos from Jill Bauer, Peg Determan, Nancy Knollenberg, Judi Lindgren, Connie Maines, Marge McClintock, Pat McGuire, Lynn Pruitt, and Cindy Ramadan are featured in the slide show.

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Every garden should have a little critter.
Photo Credit: Lynn Pruitt

“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

Happy Thanksgiving!

Photo Credit: Cindy Ramadan

Lynn P’s Fall Garden at Dusk

Photo Credit: Lynn Pruitt

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

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

Do you have photos of Christmas and/or New Years floral or table arrangements from previous years? If so, please send one or two pictures to the Website Coordinator for our December slide show.

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     General Meeting

December 7, 2017          Holiday Luncheon and Show

January 18, 2018            Board Meeting
January 25, 2018            General Meeting

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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