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Interns: Turf Class at Westchester Extension Office

Posted by Ron Wolford -

As you know we did not have a Turf class during our training. You have been invited to join the Master Gardener Turf class training at the Westchester ExtensionOffice.

The class will be on Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The class will be taught by Matt Kostelnick, Horticulture Educator.

If you want to attend this class, please reserve a space by e-mailing Elizabeth Bruhns at ebruhns@sbcglobal.net or sign up on Monday during our class at Garfield. The classroom can hold an additional 60 people.

We get a high percentage of questions about turf grass into our office, Ask-the-Master Gardener answer booths and at Farmers Markets. I strongly recommend that if at all possible you try to attend the turf grass training at our Westchester Extension office.

The address of our Westchester Office is 2205 Enterprise Drive, Westchester, Illinois.

Directions:

From the North: Take the 294 toll road, exit east at Cermak ( 22nd Street ). Turn right at the first driveway.

From the South: Take 294 toll road, exit at US-34 E (Ogden), bear right at Ogden, turn left at Wolf Road (stoplight), go north to Cermak (22nd Street), turn left (west), turn left at second stoplight -Enterprise Drive. Proceed south to the end of the one story beige buildings, turn right (by Children's Memorial Outptient sign), proceed to fence, turn right. Go almost back to 22nd Street , park. The building is on the north-west corner of the complex across from the golf course.

From the East: Take the Eisenhower expressway west to Wolf Road (Exit 16). Stay right and proceed straight about 1/4 mile to the stoplight at Wolf Road . Turn left (south), proceed to Cermak/22nd Street , then turn right (west). Turn left at the second stoplight, Enterprise Drive . Proceed south to the end of the one story buildings, turn right, proceed to the fence, turn right, proceed almost to 22nd street

Public Transportation: Take the CTA Pink line to the end of the line terminal at 54th Avenue in Cicero . Transfer to the PACE bus #322, Cermak, going west toward Yorktown . Get off at Enterprise Drive (a stoplight). Cross the street, continue proceeding west on the sidewalk until it ends at the parking lot, turn left to enter the building at the main entrance.

For more directions call RTA travel 836-7000 (number works from any Chicago area code) or go to www.transitchicago.com



Elizabeth Bruhns
Master Gardener Coordinator
Cook County/Chicago



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