Posts tagged "Plant Sales"

Chicago Plant Sales 2012

Chicago Plant Sales 2012
Back in April I wrote an article on Chicago Plant Sales for the Chicago Tribune. If you haven’t read it, and are new to gardening and shopping at plant sales check it out. If you’re a group or community garden that is looking to publicize a plant sale this spring or summer check out the... Read more »

Green & Growing Fair This Saturday

If you have never been to the Green & Growing Fair at the Garfield Park Conservatory you should make a plan to attend this year. It is the only urban gardening fair in Chicago. It’s part festival, plant sale, social gathering, and a master class on urban and community gardening in Chicago. There are workshops... Read more »

Chicago Gardening Events for May 2011

Chicago Gardening Events for May 2011
May brings us a perfect opportunity to buy plants in Chicago for your garden during several plants sales. Organic vegetable seedlings, tomato plants, native plants and even plants for container gardens will all be available at several plants sale throughout the city. Below are dates times and plants available at plant sales for the Lurie... Read more »
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Green and Growing Urban Gardening Fair 2011

Green and Growing Urban Gardening Fair 2011
The 19th Annual Green & Growing Urban Gardening Fair is this Saturday, April 30th 2011 at the Garfield Park Conservatory from 10am-2pm. Throughout the conservatory there will be vendors, gardening demonstrations, workshops, plant vendors, food live music and gardening activities for kids and adults. Several community gardens and vendors sell items like pots, worms, trees,... Read more »

Chicago Gardeners, Don't Start Tomatoes From Seeds

Chicago Gardeners, Don't Start Tomatoes From Seeds
After fellow garden blogger My Skinny Garden published her post recommending hybrid tomatoes to beginner gardeners, it got me thinking.  How else can the gardening experience be simplified to ensure success that leads to gardening becoming a lifelong love affair instead of a tryst that ends bitterly after a few months?  If this will be your... Read more »

Spring Plant Sale at Rogers Park Garden Group

The Rogers Park Garden Group Spring Plant Sale will be held on Sunday, June 13, 2010. Among the plants being offered will be organic vegetables like tomatoes and various herbs. Ornamental plants for sunny and shady gardens include clematis vines, climbing hydrangeas, Asiatic lilies, peonies, sunflowers and many more annuals. Prices for plants range from $2.00 to $10.00 with... Read more »
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Seedling and Plant Sales in Chicago: April/May 2010

These seedling and plant sales are hosted by community gardens, garden clubs or organizations around Chicago and are a way to raise funds to operate various programs. Instead of purchasing all of your plants from Chicago garden centers or big box stores, consider spreading some of your dollars locally with groups that make a difference... Read more »