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Reminder: “Midsummer’s Night Garden Stroll” tonight 6/18


Tonight is “Midsummer Night Garden Stroll”

7:00 – 9:00

Sharon Graham’s Garden: 3926 N. Keeler

Maureen Taylor’s Garden:  3933 N. Tripp

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See you tonight!


*Bring your own wine glass if you like

June 18, 2015 at 11:04 AM Leave a comment

Enjoy April at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Change is in the air at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Continue Reading April 3, 2015 at 10:08 AM Leave a comment

Succulent Sale GPC 2/28

Succulent Sale GPC 2/28

Continue Reading February 26, 2015 at 10:06 AM Leave a comment

Peterson Garden Project

The sign-up period for one of the four-foot by eight-foot plots runs through Feb. 27. Cost is $75.

Continue Reading February 17, 2015 at 10:10 AM Leave a comment

The Orchid Show starts 2/14 thru 3/15

Our hit winter show returns, with gorgeous orchids in all colors, shapes, sizes, and scents…plus vanilla (did you know it was an orchid?).

Continue Reading February 13, 2015 at 10:18 AM Leave a comment

Old Blankets being collected for animal shelters

Friends of Portage Park will be collecting blankets, towels, sheets old pet beds etc to be given to Operation Blankets of Love…

Continue Reading January 31, 2015 at 10:10 AM Leave a comment

Kilbourn Park “Native Seeds to Native Plants” workshop 1/31

Sara Rose, a Naturalist from Trailside Museum, a part of the Cook County Forest Preserve in River Grove will present this workshop.

Continue Reading January 21, 2015 at 10:01 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

Mushroom gardening in Chicago

Can we bring mushroom cultivation into the heart of Chicago?

Continue Reading March 26, 2014 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

Want Some Honey, Honey? Take Beekeeping Classes With The Chicago Honey Co-op

Old-school alchemists almost mythically vested with the power to transform nectar into honey, honey bees have become barometers of a healthy ecosystem.

Continue Reading February 12, 2014 at 10:05 AM Leave a comment

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