The city will start collecting bagged leaves this week!

The city is sending out trucks specifically to collect bagged leaves and yard waste in each neighborhood. A truck should come within a week of calling 311

Continue Reading November 3, 2014 at 10:06 AM Leave a comment

Cool bat information here.

People are scared of bats because there’s something flying over their head and they’re out at night, but it’s not something they should be worried about,” said Patrick Wolff, part of a group of Urban Wildlife Institute researchers monitoring bats’ whereabouts in the city and its outskirts.

Continue Reading October 31, 2014 at 11:30 AM Leave a comment

THE RIGHT WAY TO PLANT. A 50¢ PLANT IN A $5 HOLE.

Here are his 9 factors to consider when planting.

Continue Reading October 22, 2014 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

Reminder: Garden Club Meeting is this Saturday 10/18 Noon

Reminder:  Call to Meeting!

 This is the last meeting of our 2014 season.

Pot Luck Luncheon, Officers’ Elections and 

White Elephant Grab Bag

Come out and socialize with your friends.

Bring your favorite dish to share and please bring a wrapped garden theme gift if you want to participate in our White Elephant Grab Bag.   

gift

Please consider volunteering for one of our offices.  It’s not too much work and it is very rewarding!

Saturday 10/18   12:00 Noon

St. John’s Episcopal Church

3857 N Kostner Ave

 

See you Saturday!

October 16, 2014 at 10:21 AM Leave a comment

‘World’s Largest Rooftop Farm’ to Pullman Soap Factory

The dual-use factory project is the latest part of a slow-but-steady interest in the Pullman Park site near 111th and the Bishop Ford Freeway, which is anchored by WalMart.

Continue Reading October 14, 2014 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

30 Trees Planted in Logan Square as First of its Kind Tree Study Kicks Off

“Logan Square’s trees are facing a serious crisis, in two words: invasive species,” Larsen said. “A key to developing a diverse urban forest is an inventory.”

Continue Reading October 10, 2014 at 10:07 AM Leave a comment

Turning Trees into Art

The Chicago Park District teamed with a local sculptor’s group to turn trees that were condemned into public art.

Continue Reading September 23, 2014 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

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