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North Branch Seed Garden

Enter the Skokie Forest Preserve Maintenance driveway from Harts Road,  just west of Touhy and Caldwell. Take an immediate right turn into a small gravel parking area. The address is 6649 W Harts Road in Niles, IL. 6633 Harts Road, Niles

One of our most important tools in restoring healthy native ecosystems are the seeds of our native plants. The plants in our seed garden help increase the supply of the scarcest seeds...