Elite Growers’ Big Donation Boosts Summer Perennial Distribution

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  Elite Growers, the well-known Midwestern plant experts, provided a bounty of diverse perennials for the July 17 CCGA Summer Perennial Distribution. Over 2700 perennials came off their two trucks; CCGA volunteers then sorted and made groups of a wide …

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Another Summer Perennial Plant Distribution – Friday, August 7, 2015

Our friends at Elite Growers have notified the CCGA Resources Committee that they have more perennials to donate to Chicago Community Gardeners, so we will host another Summer Perennial Distribution. Location  & Date – Friday August 7th, 2015 starting at …

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Third Annual Gardens of Englewood Tour – Saturday August 22nd, 2015

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Ravinia in the Garden – Saturday August 22nd, 2015

Hello CCGA’ers, here is an event that’s just too good to miss is happening right in the City on Chicago’s West Side. Bring your own chair and something to drink and for a $20 donation (no checks please) you will …

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Elite Growers Gives CCGA Another Big Gift!

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On Friday August 7, 2015, the Resources Committee of CCGA received 2700 more perennials from Elite Growers!  Thanks to a great group of volunteer community gardeners, we were able to sort the plants in record time, and by 2:00 p.m. …

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CCGA Quarterly Membership Meeting – Wednesday, September 23rd – 5:30 pm

Hello, CCGA members, It’s been a long time since we have had a membership gathering so we could mix and mingle, share our stories and news, share some stuff we no longer have a use for, and talk about what …

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CCGA Membership Meeting – Wednesday, September 23rd – 5:30pm

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CCGA Fall Perennial Distribution – September 25th & 26th

The CCGA Fall Perennial Distribution is Coming! In September, the CCGA Resources Committee will be distributing more perennials thanks to the efforts of Scott Byron Landscape Company. Here are the details: On Friday, September 25, Scott Byron will DELIVER PLANTS …

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Openlands Fruit & Nut Tree Distribution – Want Fruit Trees in Your Community Garden?

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If you would like fruit or nut trees for your community garden, please submit an application here (http://goo.gl/forms/XIblsfYBjo). The deadline is fast approaching and is September 7th, 2015. Please contact Gabriela Naveda at Openlands for the list of fruit trees …

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Peterson Garden Project – Friday October 16th Free Symposium

On October 16th Peterson Garden Project is holding a small, free symposium to discuss what community gardens can do to help address fresh produce access in their neighborhoods. I am reaching out for help inviting community gardens that have, or …

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