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April 26, 2014. 9:30am-10:15am

The Edible Gardens at Lincoln Park Zoo

Spring Start: Soil Preparation and Planting Cool Weather Crops

Jeanne Nolan, founder of the edible-garden business The Organic Gardener and author of the new book From the Ground Up, explains how to shatter the winter blues with a spring garden.  As the creator of some of Chicagoland's best-loved gardens, she will guide aspiring gardeners in getting started and help old hands maximize their yields.  Nolan's practical know-how is complemented by a passion for teaching families to grow their own food, richly detailed in her inspirational memoir, copies of which will be available for purchase. 

The key to a successful organic garden starts with proper soil preparation.  Learn the techniques of good soil stewardship including soil aeration and the beneficial use of compost, soil amendments, and organic fertilizers.  We will also discuss how to successfully direct seed cool weather crops such as peas, spinach, chard, and radishes. 

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Location & hours

May through October
South End of Lincoln Park at the intersection of Clark and Lincoln.
Wednesdays and Saturdays

November through April
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Clark St.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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Business office:
2732 North Clark Street
Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 880-1266

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