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  • Who does the garden walk support?
    Proceeds from the garden walk will benefit Respond Now. Respond Now enhances quality of life in south suburban communities by working to alleviate hunger and prevent homelessness for people at risk and helps over 14,000 families annually. Proceeds also support Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness. Aunt Martha’s has become a critical resource for youth and families throughout Illinois, empowering patients and clients to face tough issues head-on and find sustainable and tailored solutions that allow them to live a better life.
  • When and where is this year's garden walk?
    This year's garden walk takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 16, starting at Goldberg Park in Flossmoor and will feature six unique and beautiful gardens in the south suburbs.
  • How can I purchase a ticket?
    Tickets are available in advance at: Art for Soul - 18135 Harwood Ave, Homewood, IL 60430 Ebels Ace Hardware - 18410 Governors Hwy, Homewood, IL 60430 Gypsy Fix - 1056 Sterling Ave, Flossmoor, Il 60422 Day-of-walk-tickets are available for an extra $5 at Goldberg Park on the day of the event.
  • Where does the Garden Walk start?
    This year's walk will start at Goldberg Park in Flossmoor. Goldberg Park is located at 3301 Flossmoor Road.
  • Where are this year's homes located?
    The NCJW does not publicize the addresses of homes where gardens are on display, and the locations can’t be found without a garden walk program that is to be picked up at Goldberg Park the day of the walk. Goldberg Park is located at 3301 Flossmoor Road.
  • How do I nominate a garden for future garden walks?
    We like to showcase interesting gardens of all types (big, small, artsy, environmentally friendly, water, vegetable, enabling, etc.). If you know of an interesting garden in the south suburbs that you think people would enjoy, please nominate it for consideration in future garden walks. To qualify for consideration, a garden design should encompass the entire yard, be well designed, and maintained and have ample parking nearby. To nominate a garden for consideration, please send your contact information (Name, Phone Number, Email Address) to Gloria Lippert, Garden Walk Chair, at or send this information using the contact area on our home page. Please include the following if possible - The garden owner's name, phone number and email address, address of garden and pictures of garden, if possible. The Garden Walk Committee will contact the owner and schedule a visit. The Garden Walk Committee will then determine if the garden is eligible.
  • Is the Southland Community Garden Walk Wheelchair and Stroller Accessible?
    Because gardens vary, no stroller or wheelchairs are allowed on the walk. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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