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Seed Swaps around Chicago March 2013

Seed Swaps around Chicago March 2013
As the saying goes, March comes in a lion and goes out like a lamb. Get ready for spring with these two seed swap in the Chicagoland area this weekend.   Chicago Seed Library will be hosting a seed swap at the Empty Bottle Farmers’ Market this Saturday. The market starts at Noon and there... Read more »

2nd Annual Hull House Museum Seed Swap March 10th

Join gardeners and seed savers from across Chicago at tomorrow’s seed swap at the Hull House Museum. There will be seeds swapped, workshops and talks. Sunday, March 10 | 1-4pm. The Hull House Museum is located near the Halsted Blue Line stop, the Halsted bus, and the No. 60 bus. For full details see the... Read more »

Chicago Urban Garden Pollinator Study

Chicago Urban Garden Pollinator Study
David Lowenstein, a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is studying native bees and their effect on surround land an insects in Chicago. Last summer, he created mobile gardens and found 30 sites around Chicago and left the plants in the parkways to count the number... Read more »
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