Archive for June 2012

Ethnic Heritage Gardening in Chicago

The Ethnic Heritage Garden on Kickstarter looks pretty cool. There are still six day left to fund this project which brings together groups from the Assyrian, Ethiopian, Filipino, Greek, Haitian, Indian, Jamaican, Mexican, Muslim, and Trinidadian communities, to the Howard Street Farm in Skokie, IL. The goal of this project is to grow culturally significant... Read more »

How to Collect Columbine Flower Seeds

Thumbnail image for 'How to Collect Columbine Flower Seeds'
It’s not even summer yet, but I’m already collecting seeds in the garden. The first seed pods to ripen and open up are for my columbine flowers. I made this short video showing how easy it is to gather seeds from these flowers.

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 »