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  • Garden Night + Save the Date for Eco Fest

    Join us tomorrow evening (Wed. 5/22, 5pm-sunset) for garden stewardship! Also, the third annual 47th Ward Eco Fest is back on Sat. June 1 from 10am to 2pm in Welles Park! This environmental festival gathers the community to learn about sustainability and celebrate our beautiful planet. The event will bring together small businesses, non-profits, and…

  • This Weekend: Garden Stewardship + Plant Sales

    Garden Stewardship Join us tomorrow morning (Sat. 5/11, 10am-lunchtime) for stewardship at Waters Garden! It will be a pretty low-key day since some of our usual volunteer crew will be celebrating Chicago River Day over at the Riverbank Neighbors site. Two Plant Sales! Are you looking for seedlings to fill out your garden this spring?…

  • Garden Night + Help with Creeping Charlie

    As usual, please join us tomorrow evening (Wed. 5/8, 5pm-sunset) for garden stewardship! In addition, we could use everyone’s help to tackle a creeping charlie problem! Also known as ground ivy, this aggressive invasive weed is especially easy to identify at the moment because it is currently blooming. It grows as a ground cover, and…