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Chicago Master Gardener

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

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Reminders

Posted by Ron Wolford -

1. Great Opportunity! Enroll Now. Registration is Closing Soon. The University of Illinois' College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources are working in partnership to offer Introduction to Illinois Prairies for Teachers this semester. This course can be taken for three hours of graduate-level credit or as a...

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2010 Chicago Master Gardener Training Schedule

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Wednesday - January 13 – BOTANY – Greg Stack , Extension Educator, Horticulture Wednesday – January 20 –SOILS – Ellen Phillips , Extens...

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Groundbreaking news from All-America Selections!

Posted by Ron Wolford -

All-America Selections announces a revolutionary change to the introduction schedule of AAS Winners. Based on your input, the AAS Board is proud to announce the immediate introduction and availability of AAS winning varieties. Seed is now available from your favorite seed supplier. Plants will be available this spring. Make...

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Short Courses on Organic Veggie Production

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Windy City Harvest is offering a series of monthly short courses on organic vegetable production starting in January 2010. Workshop Topics & Dates: Crop Planning January 23 Seed Starting February 27 Season Extension March 27 Window-box or Container Gardens April 24 Building Healthy Soi...

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