“Seedlings” for 3/11/11

“Seedlings” is my new semi-occasional blog section where I list gardening tidbits of interest: events, coupons, news of note, etc. Here are a few clippings:

  1. Exactly 3 weeks left to vote for One Seed Chicago and win free seeds.
  2. Free seeds are also being given away at this years Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Show ends this Sunday. Click for ticket discounts.
  3. One week until the Family Farmed Expo starts in Chicago: 3/17-19.
  4. Spring flower show at Garfield Park Conservatory now till May 8th. Free facility and very kid friendly.
  5. Logee’s Tropical Plants is having a newsletter member only sale until 3/16 on hardy garden plants (zones 4-6). Use code “EMAIL” to get unadvertised sale price on Everbearing Strawberry, Top Hat Blueberry, Elderberry, Echinacea, Sedum, Foxglove, Goji, etc.
  6. Logan Square indoor Farmer’s Market ends March 27th. Visit 10am-2pm Sundays in the lobby of the Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  7. Green City Market runs tomorrow Saturday 12th 8:00am-1:00pm.
  8. EarthBox online sale gives 20% all seed-starting products through this weekend. Use checkout code: 20OFFSS.
  9. Have you every checked out Etsy.com? Everyday folks selling their handmade items and supplies. Imaginative garden offerings, live plant cuttings, seed, supplies, terrariums, food, etc.

Feel welcome to contact me to suggest something newsworthy.


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