Fall Seedling Sale &...

                Date: One day only – Sunday, September 2 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Location: Peterson Garden Project Learning Center, 4642 N. Francisco, Chicago Eager to replace your fading plants with something fresh for fall? Then come out...

Thankful Thursday &#...

  This Thankful Thursday post is a bit belated, but we are thankful nonetheless! We started partnering with Whole Foods Market Sauganash in 2010 with our original garden. This year we were honored to be part of a 5% Day this spring at the store. That means that 5% of all purchases for...

Recipe of the Week: Lindsay’s Green Tomato Cupcakes Aug08

Recipe of the Week: ...

Lindsay’s Green Tomato Cupcakes with Lemon Basil Cream Cheese Frosting Makes about 24 cupcakes Cake 1 cup unsalted butter 2 ½ cups sugar 3 large eggs ¼ cup sweet green tomato puree** ¼ cup plain yogurt 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking powder 1...

Tips for Grewbies – ...

When we were in planting mode a few months back, I did at least a dozen Grewbie 101 classes across all the gardens. My colleagues did a lot, as well. I can’t speak for them, but I’d like to remind you of how I closed each class: You will make mistakes – some things won’t grow. BE NICE...

Thankful Thursday: C...

What’s red and covered with soil and really into community gardening? If you garden at a Peterson Garden Project site, you know the answer—Corona Tools!  Corona Tools shares our commitment and passion to gardening, season after season. Their commitment includes donations of tools and...