Posts tagged "Free Plants"

Plant Giveaways at Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Summer Events program for 2012  has been release.  There are a lot of activities and events on schedule, but being a frugal gardener this piece of the press release jumped out. I thought I would share it with you all. Plant Giveaways – Wednesdays through Sundays, continuing through October 7 In... Read more »

Free Tulip Bulbs in Chicago 2012

Free Tulip Bulbs in Chicago 2012
Have you ever wondered what becomes of all those tulips you see planted in parks and planters around the Loop? Maybe you’ve seen them being planted or being taken out after the blooms have faded and thought that they’re just trashed or composted. The truth is that every spring the City of Chicago and Chicago... Read more »

Burpee Home Gardens Giving Away Free Plants on May13th at Union Station

Burpee Home Gardens Giving Away Free Plants on May13th at Union Station
Burpee Home Gardens is giving away free vegetable and herb plants again in Chicago on May 13th, 2011. Racks of vegetable and herb plants will line Riverside Plaza as the a team from Burpee Home Gardens and Lowe’s distribute the plants. Location: Outside the north entrance to Union Station 10 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago Between... Read more »
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Free Trees for Earth Day at Lowe's

Free Trees for Earth Day at Lowe's
To celebrate Earth Day the Lowe’s, the home improvement store, is giving away a million trees on April 23, 2011. You can visit this link to find a Lowe’s store near you. Within the city of Chicago there are stores at: 2630 N. NARRAGANSETT AVENUE CHICAGO, IL 60639 (773) 413-5120 and 7971 SOUTH CICERO CHICAGO,... Read more »

From Seed To Table With One Seed Chicago 2011

From Seed To Table With One Seed Chicago 2011
One Seed Chicago, the urban gardening project by NeighborSpace, is back for 2011 and is taking gardeners from seed to table. To facilitate the creation of urban gardens and backyard farms, One Seed Chicago is putting up three vegetables seeds for a vote and letting Chicagoans vote for their favorite. The three seed candidates this year... Read more »

Triscuit's Home Farming Movement

Triscuit's Home Farming Movement
Triscuit’s Home Farming Movement is encouraging Americans to get involved in edible gardening by providing a free seed card in specially marked boxes of Triscuit crackers. The Original Triscuit package contains a basil seed card and the Reduced Fat Triscuit box comes with a dill seeds. Earlier this spring I blogged on the MrBrownThumb blog... Read more »
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Free Tulips from "Tulips on The Magnificent Mile"

If you missed out on TulipMania at the Garfield Park Conservatory like I did, the Greater North Michigan Avenue Associaton is giving you a second chance to get some tulip bulbs for your garden. On June 4, 2010 between 10AM and 3PM the GNMAA in partnership with the North Michigan Avenue commercial properties and Moore Landscapes... Read more »

Free Vegetable Plants from Burpee Home Gardens

Earlier I blogged about the national expansion of the Burpee Home Gardens program that is geared to first time gardeners, younger gardeners in particular, who are interested in growing some of their own food. To offer support for this new crop of gardens Burpee Home Gardens set up a  website with gardening tips, a Twitter... Read more »

TulipMania at Garfield Park Conservatory

Tulips in Chicago parkway Ever wonder what happens to the plants the City plants in gardens and displays after they’ve stopped blooming and get replaced? TulipMania at the Garfield Park Conservatory is a day where tulips are bagged and distributed to Chicago gardeners just like yourself. On Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 9AM the Garfield Park... Read more »
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Organic Greenhouse Perennial Giveaway

On Tuesday, October 13, 2009 the Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse will receive a donation of 1,000 1 gallon perennials plants from Elite Growers to distribute to gardeners and community gardeners in Chicago. Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse needs volunteers to help upload the truck starting at 10 a.m. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. the plants... Read more »
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