Join Us for Seeds an...

Get ready for growing season! Join us for two fun events on March 5 at the Broadway Armory, 5917 North Broadway in Chicago: Eighth Annual Seed Swap, 1-4pm (Armory Ballroom) “Biscuits & Bloodys” Brunch, noon-2pm (PGP Community Cooking School) The Seed Swap, held from 1 to 4 pm...

2015 Plant Sale List...

We’re bringing back our best-selling heirloom favorites for the 2015 annual plant sale! We’ve added two hybrid tomatoes- selected for great taste and disease resistance- as well as an open-pollinated basil variety, ‘Eleonora’, which is more resistant to downy...

Part 1: Seed Startin...

Start with clean plant pots, clean hands and a sterile seed starting mix. Most bagged mixes are already sterile. Starting seeds indoors in topsoil or compost can sometimes lead to fungal diseases in the seedlings, or too many nutrients that overwhelm the young plants. Moisten your seed...