Growing Pride End-of-Summer Garden Walk

This Saturday, September 7th from 1 to 4 pm, CCCG’s Summer of Garden Tours comes to a close with Growing Pride in Humboldt Park. Check below for individual garden details.

Planting flowers at Mozart's Community Garden back at the beginning of the season.
Planting flowers at Mozart’s Community Garden back at the beginning of the season.

The walk or bike will take place between one and four pm. The following gardens will participate:
Thomas Garden – 2655 W. Thomas this garden offers a number of shade plants and a few raised vegetable beds in the back that we rent out each season Check out their blogspot!
Monarch Garden – 1050 N. California huge garden by Norwegian Hospital, is a way-station for migrating monarch butterflies and provide space for research sponsored by Northwestern University on the health effects of urban gardening. Check out their blogspot!
El Coqui – 2604 W. Crystal named after Puerto Rico’s beloved symbol of the Coqui tree frog and has been part of the community since 1998 Check out more here!
Our Block – grows ingredients for the Chi-Town Chefs program, a youth produced cooking show that airs on CAN-TV and is related to the successful Chicago hot sauce Co-op.
Harold Washington – 2656 W. Potomac communally-maintained decorative garden with space to hold community events.
El Yunqe – 1459 N. Artesian is comprised of 13 growing beds, five of which are dedicated to community harvest Like them on Facebook here!
Bon Appétit – 1224 N. Kedzie garden is operated by participating residents of the Humboldt Park community Like them on Facebook!
Mozart Garden – 876 N. Mozart A neighborhood garden in the beginning stages, it’s location is on an empty Chicago Housing Authority lot which has been vacant for over 16 years Join our Facebook group!
Ujima Garden – 549 N. Central Park Once a vacant lot full of contaminated soil, it has finally transformed into a beautiful garden