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Chicago Botanic Garden puts local focus on World Environment Day

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Chicago, Hot Topics, Seedlings | 0 comments

For a global event that’s been around since 1972, World Environment Day (WED) doesn’t get much attention in these parts. This year’s version came and went without the kind of local fanfare that usually surrounds...

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Oak Park Edible Gardening Cooperative

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Seedlings | 0 comments

Those who know me know my background is in journalism, not gardening. But like every journalist and every gardener, I know there’s a story that accompanies every human activity. Every. There’s a story that brought...

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Danielle Nierenberg will speak at Chicago Botanic Garden on World Environment Day

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Seedlings | 0 comments

Danielle Nierenberg, president of Food Tank and an expert on sustainable...

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Have a little faith: Start a garden

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Hot Topics, Seedlings | 1 comment

Growing the food that you eat is elemental. I’m not saying it’s elementary....

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Oak Park Area Edible Gardening Cooperative launches, invites members

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Hot Topics, Seedlings | 0 comments

Three Oak Park residents are launching the Oak Park Area Edible Gardening...

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Native landscaping conference coming to Dominican Univ. May 17

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Chicago, Hot Topics | 0 comments

Get ready, all you native plant and garden enthusiasts, your dreams are coming...

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