Vote for your favorite gardens every day until April 20th! The 50 entries with the most votes will move on to the final judging phase for the Seeds of Change Garden Grant. Search and vote for your favorites at this link.
Garfield Park Community Council is up for a garden grant from Garnier and TerraCycle. They need your help: Click on this link for the TerraCycle Garnier Green Garden Giveaway page. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Once you scroll to the bottom, enter all relevant information. Finally, start typing in “Garfield Park” in the… Read more Vote for Garfield Park Community Council
A nice piece on the evolving community at Edna White Garden: “We could use bee keepers, mowers and someone who is interested in keeping hops growing on a trellis,” Figel said.”I’d also like to see the space used for public art, and it would be really nice to get a greenhouse in that area.I’m sure… Read more Edna White Garden in the News, Looking for Volunteers
Gardeners use the winter months to restore their spirit, stock up on ideas, and gather resources for the spring. NeighborSpace is offering two action-packed winter workshop sessions on Saturday, February 6th that will get you and your fellow gardeners ready for the growing season. Come meet us, eat free lunch, ask questions, and get support. TOOL… Read more NeighborSpace Winter Workshops on February 6th – RSVP
Year Established: 2013 Local Leader: Martie Sanders Community Group: Green Scene Chicago NeighborSpace Partnership: 2015 External Site Winthrop Harmony Arts Garden resides on a residential lot on Winthrop in Uptown. The garden was intentionally laid out to be 100% wheel chair accessible and serves as a community garden, teaching garden, and arts venue for… Read more Winthrop Harmony Arts Garden
ABC7 did a terrific story on Hermitage Street Community Garden‘s partnerships with Lindblom School and veterans groups.
Intrepid Howard Area Community Garden Leade Katje Sabin informs us that you can vote for the garden’s public edible boxes and help them win pizes from Gethsemane Garden Center! VOTE HERE for Corner of Juneway and Hermitage HELP THE GARDEN WIN! State Representative Kelly Cassidy of the 14th District is hosting a contest for the… Read more Vote: Howard Area Community Garden edible public garden boxes nominated for prize
A terrific video piece on Lawndale Triangle Garden, a new NeighborSpace-protected site. There was also an empty lot that Stallworth saw as an opportunity. There used to be homes here that she says were torn down in the 1970s, and it’s been empty ever since. Now, it’s becoming a community garden with a focus on… Read more Lawndale Triangle on Chicago Tonight
Good news: Public Good Software, the company that provides the fundraising software NeighborSpace uses, is potentially doubling any donations to NeighborSpace. For the month of May, a private foundation will match the first $100 of every donation nonprofits raise with publicgood.com, up to $20,000. NeighborSpace, Chicago’s only nonprofit community garden land trust, currently protects gardens… Read more Double your impact with Public Good this May
The rain could not dampen Little Village neighbors’ excitement for the Jardincito tree planting ceremony this past Saturday. Hands big and small pitched in to plant trees and help this exciting new garden to take shape. Like the Jardincito page on facebook to get more updates.