First 2017 Garden Wo...

Thanks to all (more than 100!) of the amazing volunteers who came out on last weekend’s gorgeous, warm Saturday to help get gardens ready, repair beds, tidy up and show the weeds who’s boss! Check out some of our favorite pictures from the day. Want to share your photos? Tag us...

A Community of Garde...

Register Now for 2017 Membership When Peterson Garden Project was born in 2010, I never suspected it would grow into the far-reaching educational organization it is today, including the addition of our Community Cooking School and expanding our mission to encompass a plot-to-plate approach to...

Spring Has Sprung!

Can you hear the sound of birds chirping? Can you smell the faint hint of green? At long last, it is starting to feel like spring! This prolonged winter had us feeling antsy, and we can’t wait to get gardening with you! It’s just about time to start cleaning up gardens and moving in, and...

It’s Starting ...

Slowly but surely, it’s starting to feel like spring. Have you got the itch to get out in the gardens? Because we certainly do! As spring continues to get springier, we’ll be posting tips and ideas for gardeners on our We Can Grow It blog in the coming weeks, so keep your eyes peeled!...

Thank You!

It’s been a busy few days for us here at Peterson Garden Project. The Chicago Flower and Garden Show was a great success, and we enjoyed seeing all of you at our Victory Today exhibit. Thanks to Chicagoist, Shawna Coronado, and The Local Beet for the shout outs! We were also in attendance at...