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Chicago Master Gardener

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

Illinois Big Tree Workshop

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Attention nature lovers and big tree hunters, the "New & Improved" Illinois Big Tree Register and the University of Illinois are hosting a Volunteer Big Tree Inspector Training Workshop on Saturday, November 11, 2006, from 10am to 1pm. This interactive workshop will be held at the Sangamon-Menard Extension Unit Office on the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield,...

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Chicago Master Gardener Honors Night

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Master Gardener Monthly Meeting 6:30 p.m., October 24, 2006 Jensen Room, Garfield Park Conservatory. 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Dinner: we will furnish pizza, please bring a potluck dessert. 7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Honors Night The growing season for 2006 is coming to an end, so let us take some time to celebrate all that we have accompli...

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Honors Meeting Poster Display

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Our October 24 Honors Meeting at Garfield Park is shaping up to be an exciting evening. Please make sure that we all know about your special project and/or community/school garden too. Use the pictures you have been collecting to record your work on a poster for display. Sure, make it pretty, but we are more interested in a record of the project than art work. Poster board is available...

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Creature of the Night Volunteers

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello Volunteers! I haven't seen so many of you in such a long time- hope everyone is well. I am just getting back from maternity leave (baby girl-Ruby Louise), and am gearing up for the year ahead of us. I have missed the conservatory and all the people who help make it a great place. (Some of you I have not met yet, but hopefully, I will soon.)...

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