Garden

Garlic Mustard…good or not so good?

Date: 
06/03/2011
GarlicMustardGarlic Mustard is an invasive plant, brought to the U.S. for cooking and medicinal purposes, but has taken hold here and become a great threat to native U.S. plants.
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Bumper crop of attendees and sales at Wicker Park Plant Sale and Workshops

Date: 
05/05/2010
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A bumper crop of attendees soaked up knowledge and inspiration then bought a record number of items at this year's Wicker Park Plant Sale and Workshops on May 1 and 2.

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Annual Wicker Park Plant Sale and Workshops May 1 and 2

Date: 
04/29/2010
YoungShopper

 

Flowers, vegetables and herbs, some locally grown, will all be available during the May 1 and 2 Wicker Park Annual Plant Sale between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Wicker Park, rain or shine.  Three workshops will be held on Sat. only beginning at 10 a.m. in the Wicker Park Field House at 1425 N. Damen Ave.

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45 students begin planning their garden sites

Date: 
01/25/2010
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Gary W. Lehman, landscape architect, led off the six part workshop series "Design Studies for Your Home & Community Garden," designed by Doug Wood and presented by the Wicker Park Garden Club.  There were  forty-five  students in attendance, with ten assistant instructors, focused on creating plans for individual gardens on Saturday in the Wicker Park Field House from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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Wicker Park Garden Club's Seed Workshop popularity was greater than available slots

Date: 
01/23/2010
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Each year the Wicker Park Garden Club's Seed Workshop popularity has increased.  This year, even splitting attendees into two groups left some want-to-be attendees without a registration.  Richard Tilley, Our Urban Times English Gardener columnist (above left), started doing the workshop in the spring of 2003 as part of the Garden Club's  educational programming which began the previous fall.

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