Leafscapes | Chicago

Leafscapes Spring in Chicago Thursday, May 18. 4 – 7 P.M. 1820 North Wells Building (N. Wells & N. Lincoln) Please RSVP to attend (Note that you must be 21 years of ago or older to attend). I’ll be giving urban gardening demonstrations at four Leafscapes events this year. Take a look at the schedule


Grow a Crate o’ Mache

Fruit crates are just tall enough to accomodate leafy greens or herbs with shallow root systems. I decided to fill this one up with a crop of mache. Mache is the de rigour green of the uppercrust and a good choice if growing lettuce feels like a waste of time and space. The succulent leaves

Paper Garden

A Paper Garden

While they are probably meant for kids, these paper model projects featuring assorted plants, insects, and organisms are fun projects for any age. Models include your standard garden fare; lady bugs, and butterflies but take learning about the ecosystem of the garden to another level with nematodes, bacteria, and more. Projects come with simple and


Canadian House & Home – Groundbreakers Profile

- From: Canadian House & Home (May 2006 – Green Issue) “Ripe with tips and anecdotes geared towards the urban gardener, the book is an offshoot of her flourishing website yougrowgirl.com, where a growing community of gardeners share inspiration and advice.”

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