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On a delightful, sunny morning, a day to open windows and let fresh air in, a welcome spring day after several days of rain, the GGCA Resources committee held its Annual Spring distribution April 8th. The morning began with a …

The CCGA Resources Committee has presented their annual report for 2016:

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The Historic Pullman Garden Club, with co-sponsors the Historic Pullman Foundation, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and Pullman State Historic Site, invite you back to the Victorian era of the 1880’s during the 23rd Annual Garden Walk – A Garden Walk …

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The University of Illinois Extension has just announced an Urban Ag training program being held on 12 consecutive Wednesdays from May 10th through July 26th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Location:  the Children’s Farm at The Center, 12700 S. Southwest Highway, …

Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Tuesday April 25th, 6:30pm at CCGT

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting is Tuesday April 25th at 6:30 pm at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. and our focus will be planning for our Membership retreat and a review of the …

 

It’s the First CCGA Seedling Distribution of 2017!

Join us on April 8 at 10:00am for the first CCGA plant distribution of the year. Following a short presentation, a nice assortment of spring annuals will be available including pansies, violas, linaria, calendula, cerinthe, anemones, and alyssum. These annuals …

 

Montrose Metra Community Garden – 2017 Green & Growing Speaker Series

Presented by Montrose Metra Community Gardens, the Ravenswood Manor Garden Club and Chicago Public Library At The Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago IL 60625 Monday, March 20 at 7pm In the Garden: What’s New, What’s Old and …

 

Fruit Trees for Your Community Garden

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  If you want some apple, pear or plum trees for your community garden or want to find out what grafting fruit tress is all about then do attend the Midwest Fruit Explorers (MidFEx)  grafting workshop on Sunday March 26, …

 

March Seed Starting Workshop a Big Success

A capacity crowd of ninety-one community gardeners and friends attended the Resource Committee’s morning workshop March 4 at the Center for Green Technology!  Additional chairs were placed in the aisles on either side of the room and at the back …

 

Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Saturday March 18, 10am at CCGT

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting is Saturday March 18th at 10am at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. and will be our final planning meeting before the 2017 Annual Conference. We’ll meet on the …