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A blog for Chicago Master Gardeners providing information on volunteer opportunities, training, workshops and resources.
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2008 MG Conference Registration Online

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Registration details for the 2008 Master Gardener conference in Lombard, Sept 11-13 at the Westin Hotel are up on the Illinois Master Gardener Web site at www.extension.uiuc.edu/mg/ . Please help us promo...

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Master Gardener Photo Contest

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Now is the time to start snapping pictures for the Illinois State Master Gardener Conference for 2008. From flowers to vegetables, from deer to wasps, Master Gardener projects and great garden spots in Illinois, find the category that best fits your image and submit it today! There are four Categories of entries in the contest: Plants : Images should include plants....

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2008 MG Conference Hotel Registration and Silent Auction

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Planning is in full swing for conference 2008 to be held Sept 11-13 at the Westin in Lombard. We have a great line-up of speakers and tours. The conference website is up and running at (...

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Tulip Lifting Volunteers Needed in Oak Park

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The Oak Park District needs volunteers to lift tulip bulbs in Oak Park. Please call 708-725-2460 to volunteer. TULIPS FOR SALE! Stop by the Oak Park Conservatory and purchase tulip bulbs pulled by volunteers from the Oak Park parks. $2 per Dozen; $4 per bag (2 Dozen Tulips) Between...

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Invitation to Master Gardener Graduation

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Master Gardeners, Our Master Gardener Class of 2007 will be graduating on Tuesday, May 27. If you want to come and add your congratulations, let me know. We want to have enough cake for everyone! RSVP - Elizabeth ebruhns@sbcglobal.net Thank you. Nancy Kreith Extension Program Coordinator University of Illinois Exten...

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Volunteer for 2008 Illinois Master Gardener Conference

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2008 Illinois Master Gardener Conference "Pathways to a Greener Illinois" Sept 11-13 Westin Hotel...

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Master Gardener Graduation Celebration

Posted by Ron Wolford -

CONGRATULATIONS to the CLASS OF 2007, and to those very patient Greenwood students from the FALL 2006 on successfully completing your Master Gardener Internship!!! You graduation, badges, certificates and all, is scheduled for: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 Community Room Garfield Park Conservatory Here is the schedule:...

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Design Help Needed at Schurz High School

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Hello Master Gardeners, We received an interesting request below. This could be an opportunity for you to test your plant palette and design skills. Please consider acting as a design consultant for the school below. The Biology and Botany students will be involved. Schurz High School also has Earthboxes and i...

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