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Invitation to Organic Gardening Day Training

Posted by Ron Wolford -

You are invited to attend the Organic Gardening Day at the Master Gardener training on Monday, March 26 at the Community Room of Garfield Park Conservatory.

You know the drill; take a seat on the side of the room because the tables are full, perhaps bring something to share on the snack buffet, provide your own lunch, and ENJOY!

This is the schedule for the day.

9:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m. - Kirsten Akre, Director of Kilbourn Organic Greenhouse,

Basics of Organic Gardening

11:00 a.m. - Nancy Kreith, Extension Program Coordinator

Building a Worm Composting Bin Demonstration

11:45- Lunch

12:15 p.m.- Marjorie Hess, Garden Director, Gary Comer Youth Center Roof Garden

Volunteer Opportunities at Gary Comer

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Beata Welsh, Master Gardener and rain garden designer


Sue Cubberly of The Rain Garden Network,

Solving Water Problems with Rain Gardens

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