May in Photos

Despite some crazy weather (or maybe thanks to it), the gardens have taken off this month! We’ve loved seeing all your photos as you’ve been planting and enjoying your first spring harvests. Be sure to tag us on Instagram or Twitter with @petersongarden or #petersongardenproject...

2017 Plant Sale List...

Our seedlings are grown locally this year by Montalbano Farms. All seedlings are certified organic and chosen to perform well in our Midwestern climate. We’re bringing back our best-selling heirloom favorites, as well as specially-selected disease-resistant varieties! Voted best local...

5 Reasons to Attend ...

The 8th Annual Peterson Garden Project Seed Swap is coming up on Sunday, March 5, 2017.  Join us (and more than 150 gardeners) in the 2nd Floor Ballroom at Broadway Armory to start selecting seeds for your garden. Need a little more incentive to join us next Sunday? OK, here are five more...

2016 PGP Seed, Plant...

The Peterson Garden Project Plant, Seed and Bake Sale is back for another year and this time it’s bigger and better than ever. In fact, it’s a sale so nice we’re having it twice! Join us April 22-23 for a cool weather crop sale and then again on May 6-8 for a warm weather crop sale. The sales...

Ten Things You Need ...

  All are welcome! Our mission is to teach people to grow their own food. You don’t need any gardening experience to participate Our gardens are short term (2-5 years) on borrowed/unused urban land – we call them Pop-up Victory Gardens PGP is a membership driven organization....

Come Grow With Us!

What is The Peterson Garden Project? The Peterson Garden Project (PGP) is a federal 501c3 not-for-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois. For more information: www.petersongarden.org Our mission: To recruit, educate and inspire a new generation of home and community gardeners who want...