30 Days of Doing is ...

Summer is winding down, but we’re already thinking ahead to 2018 programs and scholarships! Join us October 15 to November 15 for team-building, volunteering and community engagement as we work towards our mission to recruit, educate and inspire everyone to grow and cook their own food!...

Get to Know Your Gro...

Kate Kasserman is one of Global Garden’s Grow2Give leaders, learn more about her and Grow2Give below! What exactly is the work that you do with Grow2Give? I co-lead Grow2Give at Global Garden with David Kodeski — I think this is our fourth year or thereabouts. We choose our crops,...

Basil at Summer̵...

With the cold weather coming into Chicagoland later this month, it’s a good time to harvest, protect, or bring cold-sensitive plants like basil indoors. Basil’s tender leaves turn brown when exposed to low temperatures, which usually happens below 50 degrees. To harvest basil,...

Husky Edibles –...

Tomatillos and ground cherries both belong to the nightshade family, and although they taste very different, they look very similar. Both fruits grow like paper lanterns, enclosed in an inedible husk. Tomatillos are medium sized, while ground cherries produce a cherry-sized fruit and closely...

Autumn Aphid Invasio...

While many different kinds of aphids can appear on different types of plants during most times of the year, cabbage aphids tend to appear on plants in the Brassica family (kale, broccoli, collard greens, cabbage, and brussels sprouts) in early fall.  At this time, temperatures start to drop...