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...

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...

Time Flies When You&...

Spring is officially winding down, and it’s hard to believe how quickly time flies. But as they say, time accelerates when you’re having fun, and it’s certainly a thrill being in the gardens in spring, preparing them to open for the season and watching them flourish. As per usual, spring was...

Gardens Aflutter Wit...

It’s shaping up to be a bustling summer season here at Peterson Garden Project! Not only have we got new gardens this year (raise your hands, Ashlandia and Swedish Covenant!), but there’s lots going on in the coming months. On the horizon, we’ve got a demo and lecture on worms, a concert...