Summer Plant Distributions A Big Success

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It’s said that one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time, and CCGA has immense gratitude for the volunteers that have given time and energy to our plant distributions and helped in our gardens this summer! We …

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CCGA Summer Perennial Plant Distribution – Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

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Elite Growers will once again donate over a thousand perennials for distribution to Chicago Community Gardens and the CCGA Resources Committee has planned another large plant distribution for Friday July 21st at 10:30am, see the full details below.

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ANOTHER CCGA Perennial Plant Distribution Friday, August 12, 2016

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CCGA SECOND PERENNIAL PLANT DISTRIBUTION Elite Growers does it again! Elite is donating another group of perennials to CCGA! FRIDAY, August 12, 2016 New Horizons Community Garden 401 S. Central Park (southeast corner of Van Buren and Central Park) Note: Parking is available …

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CCGA Resources Committee June-July Plant Distributions

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The Resources Committee held two Mini Distributions of vegetable and ornamental annual plant material in June, with more than 25 community gardens participating in each. Nick Michaud of Westover Farms donated beautiful vegetable seedlings as well as many flats of …

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CCGA Summer 2016 Perennial Distribution – Friday, July 22, 2016

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CCGA PERENNIAL PLANT DISTRIBUTION COMING UP! Our friends at Elite Growers will be providing the CCGA Resources Committee with perennials for distribution to community gardeners later this month. FRIDAY, July  22, 2016 New Horizons Community Garden 401 S. Central Park …

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CCGA Fall Distribution – WHAT A GREAT EVENT!

CCGA wants to thank Scott Byron & Co., a prominent Illinois landscape company, for soliciting other landscapers and growers for plant material, for donating material itself, and then gathering and delivering all the donations to this year’s North and South …

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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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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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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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Summer Perennial Plant Giveaway – Friday July 17th

Hello Chicago Community Gardeners, Our thanks to Elite Growers, who are contributing a truck load (or maybe two) of perennials to CCGA for our Summer Distribution! On Friday July 17, the CCGA Resources Committee will have a Summer Perennial Plant …

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