Links to Local Non Profit Resources

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  • Trees Recommended for Lake Forest Landscapes

  • Tree Removal Permit

  • City of Lake Forest Recommended Plant List

  • Ravine Friendly Landscape Guidelines

  • Registered Landscape Maintenance Companies

  • So much more information about trees and landscapes can be found at the city website.

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University of Illinois Extension Service–Horticulture

This is a terrific resource where you can find so much information, including seeking help for plant problems, finding a list of herbs grown in this area, along with recipes to try, discovering where there are pick-your-own apple orchards in Illinois as well as nearby states. Be sure to explore this site by clicking around their many offerings.

  • Successful Container Gardens

  • Bulbs and More

  • Gardening with Perennials

  • Gardener’s Corner

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Take a class, attend an event, shop the giftshop online, learn more about plant science/conservation, renew your membership, and more.

  • Plant Information

  • Adult Education

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The Morton Arboretum

Access 10 years of scientific published articles about trees, learn more about protecting this precious resource from pests and drought, find a class or workshop on nature photography, or migrating birds, access maps to plan your next visit, and much more.

  • Tree and Plant Finder

  • Horticulture Care


Do you recommend additions  to this list? If so, contact the website coordinator of the Deerpath Garden Club of L.F.