Please join us at 10:00am Saturday December 10th at the Chicago Center for Green Technology at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. The meeting AGENDA includes: CCGA Working Team reports and preliminary work-shop planning for the 2017 CCGA Annual Conference. We’ll meet …

The Resources Committee has grown lots of houseplants that gardeners will enjoy. Come see our selection: little chartreuse Monterey cypress trees, unusual begonias, striking succulents, dracaenas, starry flower euphorbias, and good “air cleaner” plants like spathiphyllum (peace lilies) and asparagus …

Friday November 11th the CCGA held a new kind of distribution, making tropical plants available to any interested community gardener for a small fee, just $5 per person. It was our one and only “Last Call” signaled not by flashing …

We’re not done yet! We have more plants to get to our gardeners, so ATTENTION PLANT LOVERS… The CCGA Resources Committee has received several end-of-the-season donations of beautiful tropical plants that could be wintered over as house plants including some …

CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Saturday November 12th 2016 9:00am at Bethel Terrace Senior Residence

Please join us at 9:00am Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at the Bethel Terrace Senior Residence located at 900 W. 63rd Parkway. The meeting agenda includes: CCGA committee reports and update planning for the 2017 CCGA Annual Conference.  Bring a snack or drink …

 

FREE Compost Bins Distribution This Saturday, 11/05/16

Would you like a free compost bin? The CCGA Resources Committee will be giving compost bins to community gardeners this Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, on the east side of the Center for Green Technology, 445 North Sacramento …

 

4,800 Bulbs Distributed to Community Gardens in Final Distribution of 2016

Combining history and horticulture, the CCGA held its final plant distribution of the year on October 15 in the Garfield Park Conservatory’s Jensen Room. We were greeted on Saturday morning not with rain and soggy fields, but with beautiful – and …

 

Final CCGA Perennial Distribution for 2016 A Big Success!

On Friday September 30, CCGA volunteers showed up early in the morning at New Horizons Community Garden to prepare for the CCGA Resource Committee’s final Perennial Distribution of the year. Scott Byron’s (really) long truck arrived at 8:30, and was bursting with a multitude of pots of …

 

CCGA Bulb Distribution_ Saturday, October 15, 2016

The 2016 CCGA BULB DISTRIBUTION! The CCGA Resources Committee will hold its annual bulb distribution on Saturday, October 15, 2016. We hope you will come and get a nice sampling of bulbs to plant now for beautiful spring flowers. Here …

 

Another Perennial Distribution – Friday, September 30, 2016

ANOTHER PERENNIAL DISTRIBUTION The CCGA Resources Committee will hold the final big perennial distribution of 2016 TO PRE-REGISTER, EMAIL THE FOLLOWING TO mamie@uic.edu : 1)Name of Contact, 2) Name of Garden, 3) Address/Location of Garden Here are the details: When:    Friday, September 30, 2016     …