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

June Master Gardener Monthly Meeting

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Monthly meeting - Tuesday, June 27

Community Room

Garfield Park Conservatory

6:30 - Potluck dinner

7:00 - Speaker - Matt Kostelnick-Cook County Extension Educator

8:00 - Nancy Kreith -Announcements

Matt Kostelnick is one of our new Cook County Extension Educators. He earned both his B.S. in Horticulture and his M.S. in Agriculture Education from Iowa State University. Matt has already initiated many new programs, including our new Master School Gardener program. On June 27, we will get an opportunity to know him better and hear all about the Diveresy Street Wetland Project, which includes youth education and river beautification.

Master Gardener Larry Urbaniak who has volunteered at the Brookfield Zoo's Children's garden for a number of years needs some items donated for garden crafts. Here is the list: jewelry, egg cartons, styrofoam trays, shoe boxes, nylons, yarn, ribbon, cardboard rolls from toilet paper, paper towels, gift wrap and yogurt containers. Please bring items to the June Master Gardener meeting. Larry thanks you!

2005 Graduates may pick up your badges and certificates.

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