In the permaculture site at El Paseo Community Garden, seven layers of plants grow in a harmonious, planned ecosystem. Wild strawberries flourish at the foot of fruit trees, out of direct sunlight. Comfrey grows near herbs and berries, bringing nitrogen and phosphorus to the soil, acting as a sort of natural fertilizer to neighboring plants. […]
Tag: Community Garden
Time to jump on the Bandcamp stuff you’ve been waiting to buy
Once again, it’s “Bandcamp day”—when almost all your money goes to the artists and labels you want to support.
Slow Pulp make a dreamy album for the year we can’t wake up from
Slow Pulp make a dreamy album for the year we can’t wake up from, Pelican guitarist Dallas Thomas keeps the solo jams coming, and more.
Posted inBest of Chicago
Best Place to Grow Your Own
Kilbourn Park plant sale
7/17 — Free Permaculture Workshop at the Betty Shabazz International Charter School
The Healthy Food Hub-Community Supported Agriculture offers a free permaculture workshop on Sat 7/17 at the Betty Shabazz International Charter School.
Posted inNews & Politics
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: Expelled From the Garden
The U. of C. wants to park bulldozers on a Woodlawn community garden, and it won’t take “let’s talk about this” for an answer.