Tag: Christmas Gift Ideas

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime for Urban Gardening?

If you’re in the holiday spirit of giving, why not consider donating a few dollars to some organizations in Chicago who make urban and community gardening possible, transform communities, and feed the less fortunate? In no particular order: NeighborSpace: Chicago’s land-trust for community gardening. Let’s Go Chicago: Leading the energy transition, sprouting green opportunities in... Read more »

Houseplants for the Holidays

Houseplants for the Holidays
Are houseplants on your Black Friday Shopping list? They should be! Soon you will be looking for ways to make your home or office look more festive, or trying to think of an inexpensive gift idea for the last minute holiday party invitations and the crazy plant lady in your office you got stuck with... Read more »

SeedBallz and Seeds: Gifts for Gardeners

If you’re familiar with guerrilla gardening, then you’ve heard of seed bombs. Seed bombs are a small amounts of clay formed into spheres that hold seeds. Usually, seed bombs are tossed over fences into places like empty lots where the rains dissolve the clay exposing the seeds that then germinate. They’re easy to make, but... Read more »

Amaryllis Bulb Kits:Gifts for Gardeners

Amaryllis bulb kits are a great gift idea for the gardener on your shopping list this holiday season.  The bulb kits can be found in retail settings like; home improvement stores, the floral section of your local grocery chain, big box stores and garden centers across Chicago.  With prices starting at $4.99, they make great... Read more »