Chicago Botanic Garden School Gardening Conference

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/school_gardening_conference-190x95.jpg

Professional Development Opportunity for Educators On June 28, 2014, the Chicago Botanic Garden is hosting the 16th School Gardening Conference “Next Generation of School Gardening”, for all grade levels. This conference provides an inspiring showcase of presentations, from tips to …

Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chicago Botanic Garden School Gardening Conference

Spring Gardening Tips on WTTW

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/eliza_on_wttw.jpg

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

Posted in Resources and Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Spring Gardening Tips on WTTW

Windy City Harvest: Seed Starting for Edibles

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Rosario Maldonado, Apprenticeship & Corps Sales Coordinator $39 In this workshop, we’ll cover seed starting dates for edibles, container format options, organic soil mixes, how to create ideal conditions and trouble shoot. You will learn different …

Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Seed Starting for Edibles

Windy City Harvest: Small Farm Season Extension

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Britt Calendo, Windy City Harvest PCC wellness farm coordinator. $39 Learn how to extend your spring or fall growing season to 9-months or even year round production. Explore what crops and varieties perform best in Chicago. …

Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Small Farm Season Extension

Windy City Harvest: Small Farm Season Extension

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Britt Calendo, Windy City Harvest PCC wellness farm coordinator. $39 Learn how to extend your spring or fall growing season to 9-months or even year round production. Explore what crops and varieties perform best in Chicago. …

Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Small Farm Season Extension

Windy City Harvest: Home-Scale Aquaponics

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Andy McGhee, Windy City Harvest aquaponics coordinator

Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Home-Scale Aquaponics

Windy City Harvest: Home-Scale Aquaponics

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Andy McGhee, Windy City Harvest aquaponics coordinator

Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Home-Scale Aquaponics

Windy City Harvest: Small Farm Crop Planning

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Chris Prochot, Windy City Harvest incubator farm coordinator

Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Small Farm Crop Planning

Windy City Harvest: Building Healthy Soil

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Erin Matson, Windy City Harvest apprenticeship instructor $39 Learn about composting, vermicomposting, cover cropping, and other soil-building techniques. This workshop will cover soil testing and pH for vegetable crops. Healthy soil is the key to healthy …

Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Building Healthy Soil

Windy City Harvest: Edible Container Gardening

http://chicagocommunitygardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chicagobotanicgardenlogo-190x28.png

Arturo Velasquez Institute Greenhouse Darius Jones, McCormick Place Rooftop Farm Coordinator, WCH Apprenticeship & Corps $39 Grow vegetables and herbs on your patio, roof, balcony or porch! This workshop covers: picking your site, types of containers, crops and varieties that …

Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Windy City Harvest: Edible Container Gardening