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

Volunteer at Gary Comer Youth Center Roof Garden

Posted by Ron Wolford -

We all extend our thanks to Marji Hess, the lead gardener at the Gary Comer Youth Center, for her hospitality and the tour of the Roof Garden at our monthly meeting, June 24.

Marji has three Master Gardener volunteering weekly at the Roof Garden, and she has room for three more volunteers.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Thursdays
(Different work days can be arranged)

Roof Garden

Gary Comer Youth Center

7200 Ingleside and South Chicago Ave
(Secured Parking)

Don't miss this opportunity. It is a wonderful work environment and a great opportunity to learn!

Contact Marji Hess directly at

Marji and I are also working on Master Gardener participation in the development of the "Gardening in the Winter' and Perennial Nursery projects. More details to follow.

Elizabeth Bruhns
Master Gardener Program Organizer
Cook County/Chicago

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