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Chicago Urban Gardening

The day to day experiences of a University of Illinois Extension Urban Horticulture Educator in Chicago, Illinois
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35 Years with the University of Illinois Extension

Posted by Ron Wolford - Extension

Today is my 35 year anniversary with the University of Illinois Extension in Chicago. During my 35 years with Extension I have had the opportunity to work with and meet some great people. People like Gerald and Lorean Earles who taught a young Extension Educator how to dumpster dive for materials for their Slumbusters c...

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Thank You: Cook County Horticulture Team

Posted by Ron Wolford -

During my many years in Extension, I have had the opportunity to work with many dedicated Extension staff. Last night our Cook County Horticulture team presented a first in a series of school and community garden workshops at our Westchester office. As the team developed this training, I was continually impressed by the enthusiasm and dedication my colleagues show for the work they do in Cook C...

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