Archive for March 11th, 2010

By Sue Shekut, Owner, Working Well Massage, Licensed Massage Therapists, Certified Wellness Coach, ACSM Personal Trainer

Many of our readers go to our blog post about indoor plants helping clean the air of pollutants like benzene and formaldehyde. Since Spring is peering around the corner, I though I’d point local Chicago readers to the big plant sale happening this coming weekend (May 15, 2010 – May 16, 2010) at Kilbourn Park’s Organic Greenhouse. Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse will sell more than 150 varieties of organically grown vegetable, herb and flower seedlings. Plant prices range $2 and up. Plants offered include grown tomato and pepper seedlings,  other interesting vegetables, flowers, and herbs. Peruvian Purple Pepper, Boinda Di Lyon Chard, Rosita Eggplant and lots more.

Location: Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse
3501 N. Kilbourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641

Sale Hours: Saturday 10 am – 3 pm; Sunday 10am-2pm

Gardeners of all levels are welcome! The event is free admission and very popular, so stop by early to purchase your supply of seedlings. The Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse accepts payment for plants by cash and check only.

Want to Learn More About Organic Gardening?

Kilbourn Park, home to the Park District’s only organic-teaching greenhouse, offers workshops throughout the year. For questions regarding the organic plant sale or to register for a class, call Kilbourn Park at either 773-685-3351 or 773-685-3359 or visit http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com.

For additional information go to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com

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