Archive for January 2012

Help a Bee Farm Move

Help a Bee Farm Move
  It’s almost moving season in Chicago and along with many residents (and transplants) the bees at the Chicago Honey Co-op will have to find a new home. Unlike your friends though, the bees at the Chicago Honey Co-op will not be asking you to give up your weekend to help them move in exchange... Read more »

Free Garden Workshop at Lincoln Park Zoo Feb 1st

As I type this the garden is being blanketed under a nice thick layer of snow. It’s easy to forget that below all of that snow is a garden that is in desperate need of renovation and inspiration. It is a hot mess and has been for years. I’ve tried to justify my ugly garden... Read more »

Vote for Chamomile in One Seed Chicago's "Year of the Herbs"

Vote for Chamomile in One Seed Chicago's "Year of the Herbs"
One Seed Chicago, the urban greening project by NeighborSpace, is back. This year’s candidates are basil, cilantro, and chamomile.  How One Seed Chicago works: Every year One Seed Chicago puts up three seed for a vote and allows Chicagoans to vote for their favorite. The one with the most votes gets crowned the winner and... Read more »
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Chicago Christmas Tree Recycling 2012

Chicago Christmas Tree Recycling 2012
  Now that the holidays are over you can put your live Christmas tree to good use by participating in Chicago’s Christmas tree recycling program. Trees that have been stripped of their ornaments can be dropped off at several parks where they will be turned into mulch that is used in public landscaping and in... Read more »