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Visit the New Master Gardener Intern Class

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Come visit the new Master Gardener Intern Class on Mondays at Garfield Park Conservatory.

March 12 - Volunteer OpportunityDay

Many of our partner organizations will be coming to talk about their volunteer opportunities. If you need a refresher course on places to volunteer, please join us for the day.

Volunteer Opportunity Day Schedule

March 12, 2007

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Garfield Park Conservatory

9:30 a.m. – Lurie Garden

9:50 a.m. – Lake Katherine

10:00 a.m. – Brookfield Zoo, Hamill Family Play Zoo

10:15 a.m. – Near Westside Community Development Corporation Hoyne Avenue Garden

10:25 a.m. – Break

10:45 a.m. - Kilbourn Organic Greenhouses

10:55 a.m. – Humboldt Park Community Gardens

11:05 a.m. – Larabida Children's Hospital

11:15 a.m. – U of I Extension Programs.

11:45 a.m. – LUNCH BREAK

12:30 p.m. –Xochiquetzal Garden- Whittier School

12:40 p.m. - Wicker Park Projects

12:50 p.m. – Garfield Park Conservatory

1:10 p.m – Schwab Rehabilitation Center Roof Garden

1:20 p.m. – Chicago Center for Green Technology

1:30 p.m. – Oak Park Conservatory

1:40 p.m. – Aztlan Rehabilitation Center Garden

1:50 p.m. – BREAK

2:00 p.m. – Shedd Aquarium

2:10 p.m. - New Vegetable Garden – Lincoln Park Zoo-Farm-in –the-Zoo

2:20 p.m. – Flower Gardening - Lincoln Park Zoo

March 26 - Organic Day

Pull up a chair along side the interns to hear:

Basic Organic Gardening

Kirsten Akre

Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse


Nancy Kreith

UIUC Extension Program Coordinator

Building Water Gardens

Master Gardener Beata Welsh and Sue Cubberly

Rain Garden Network

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Elizabeth Bruhns
Master Gardener Coordinator
Cook County/Chicago

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