Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spring Gardening Tips on WTTW

Eliza Fournier of Chicago Botanic Garden just appeared on WTTW to share some tips on splitting perennials, bulb care, timing planting, and other spring gardening issues. Spring Gardening Tips on WTTW

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How do you like these apples?

A great read about Chicago Rarities Orchard Project‘s Dave Snyder. Next month, after six years of working tirelessly to make the project happen, Snyder and CROP members will see Chicago break ground for the nation’s first rare varieties heritage orchard …

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Food Not Bombs Community Garden Project

Chicagoist has a great post about the Food Not Bombs Community Garden Project‘s work in transforming an abandoned police station in Pilsen: Taking a break from bringing over jugs of water filled from a house nearby, Eli Gonzalez, who grew …

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Share and Swap: May Tips

It’s finally spring, and now we can plant seeds and seedlings to make our gardens green and happy after a long, cold winter. It’s also a really good time as your perennials start coming up to dig them up and …

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