Posts in category "Chicago Garden Walks"

Chicago Garden Walks 2013

It’s that time of year when gardeners across the city open up their garden gates to neighbors and fellow gardeners across the city. The first garden walk I’ve been informed of starts this weekend. Here are some Chicago garden walks for 2013. 7th Annual Northcenter Neighborhood Garden Walk Sunday, June 23, 2013 12-5pm. Tour begins... Read more »

Pearl Fryar at the Dusable Museum This Friday & Saturday

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If you don’t know who Pearl Fryar is you should watch this mini-documentary on the man. Pearl is one of my gardening heroes and a man I think I would really admire even if her was never involved with plants. He’s going to be at the DuSable Museum this weekend as part of their exhibit,... Read more »

Chicago Garden Walks 2012

Chicago Garden Walks 2012
  I’ve only been attending garden walks around Chicago very recently, but they’re quickly becoming my favorite source for garden inspiration. If you have a suggestion for a garden walk Chicagoans to attend you can leave it in the comments. Sign into ChicagoNow with your Facebook or ChicagoNow account to comment. June The Historic Pullman... Read more »
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Lincoln Square Garden Walk August 6th

Lincoln Square Garden Walk August 6th
This year’s Lincoln Square Garden Walk will feature more than 20 innovative gardens, and emphasizes city-size gardens that most owners have designed and tend themselves.  Walk organizer Nancy Benjamin says that gives each garden great personality and the ability to showcase unusual creative solutions.  “This is a hands-on, DIY garden walk,” says Benjamin, “You can... Read more »

Bucktown Tree & Garden Walk This Weekend

Bucktown Tree & Garden Walk This Weekend
The 2011 Bucktown Tree and GardenWalk takes palces this Saturday, July 9 and Sunday July 10, 2011 from 11 am to 5pm. Featuring nearly 100 gardens, live music, petting zoo, and guided treewalk featuring the Tree of the Year, the Ginkgo. Suggested donation $5 includes unlimited Free Trolley Rides of the tree and garden walk... Read more »

City Farm Urban Harvest 2010

City Farm and Resource Center’s fall celebration features food, drinks, music ,potato sack races and hay rides. Adults (over 19) $35.00 Youth (12-18) $10.00 Children (0 to 11) Free. Saturday, October 09, 2010 from 4PM-9PM. Buy tickets here. Great opportunity to tour of Chicago’s finest examples of urban agriculture. Here’s a cool video that explains... Read more »
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North Lawndale Greening Committee Garden Tour Photos

North Lawndale Greening Committee Garden Tour Photos
Young and young at heart urban gardeners in North Lawndale garden tour Last month I had the pleasure of attending the North Lawndale Greening Committee’s garden tour.  It was a change from doing the North Dearborn Garden Walk. The gardens themselves weren’t much different, larger mostly, but the vibe was noticeably different. This garden tour... Read more »

Pilsen Paseo de Jardines, Chicago TomatoFest

Want to be part of garden history in Chicago? Several organizations in Pilsen are hosting the 1st Annual Neighborhood Garden Tour. On September 18th, 2010 from 11am-4pm. Over 20 gardens are participating, gardens include; community gardens, edible rooftop gardens, butterfly gardens, backyard gardens, porch gardens and community gardens. There will be educational presentation and demonstrations along... Read more »

The North Lawndale Greening Committee Annual Garden Tour

The North Lawndale Greening Committee Annual Garden Tour
The North Lawndale Greening Committee Annual Garden Tour is on August 7, 2010. The tour starts at 10:00 AM at the Douglass Park Library and winds through Chicago’s west side featuring private home gardens, community gardens, urban greening projects and a bee farm.   Don’t miss your opportunity to see some of the great things... Read more »
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Rich People's Small Space Gardens

Rich People's Small Space Gardens
This past weekend I attended the Dearborn Garden Walk in the Gold Coast neighborhood with what seemed like a million other people. The week leading up to the garden walk I joked on social networking sites that I was finally going to see rich people’s gardens.  I was excited about the chance to see some... Read more »
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