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Chicago Master Gardener

A blog for Chicago Master Gardeners providing information on volunteer opportunities, training, workshops and resources.

Midwest Ecological Landscaping Association

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Mike Novak, President of the Midwest Ecological Landscaping Association and a Chicago Master Gardener invites Master Gardeners to attend their fourth annual conference. Happy 2006! And Happy MELA G-3!     ...the ongoing comittment of the Midwest Ecological Landscaping Ass...

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Pesky T-Shirt/Sweatshirt Orders

Posted by Ron Wolford -

We will be ordering t-shirts and sweatshirts for the 2006 Master Gardener class. I am concerned that several of you may have had a mix up on a past order ( wrong size? lost order? etc?) Please contact Elizabeth Bruhns at ebruhns@sbcglobal.net if you feel there was a mix up on your order....

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Call for Plant Clinic Volunteers at Garfield

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Jackie Paine needs volunteers for the Garfield Park Conservatory Plant Clinic on the following dates from 11 am to 4 pm. Please follow the format listed below. Name: Telephone # 1st choice dates 2nd choice dates Email: January 29 February 4, 5, 11, 12,18,19, 25, 26 March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26...

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Growing Connection at Flower Show

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The University of Illinois Extension and the United Nation's Growing Connection program have agreed to construct a Growing Connection/Earthbox Garden display at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier. To prepare for this exhibit we need to plant 60 earthboxes immediately. Garfield Park Conservatory has generously given us space in their...

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