Seminars & Events

For your added knowledge and enjoyment, Plantscape offers FREE seminars and special events throughout the year.  Presentations are made here at Plantscape in our seminar building located behind the garden center building.

The seminar building is also available for meetings at no charge. Contact us to arrange date and time.


November Seminar: “Attracting Wild Birds to Your Feeder”

Saturday, November 23, 10:00 a.m.

Presented by Vicki Lang-Mendenhall

 Learn how to attract and recognize the birds at your feeders by attending this very informative seminar presented by Vicki Lang-Mendenhall of the Southern Illinois Audubon Society on Saturday, November 23, at 10:00 a.m. here at Plantscape.  She is an avid birder who enjoys spending time outdoors and is program coordinator for the therapeutic recreation program at Touch of Nature, as well as vice-president of the Southern Illinois Audubon Society. She will present a PowerPoint presentation on how to attract birds to your feeders, what types to expect, identification of birds in southern Illinois, recommended food and feeders, and the importance of water and suet in an all-round wild bird feeding program.  Handouts will be available and a question and answer session will follow the seminar.     

    The seminar is free of charge but please register by calling 942-4865 or email us at so we will know how many people to expect.  Join us for this very informative seminar by a local wild bird expert.