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4th Annual Plant Sale June 1st, 2011!!!

Posted May 31st, 2011 by Chris V.

The following is a partial list of plants that I will sell at the CCAC 4th Annual Plant Sale. The sale will be on Wednesday, June 1st from 10am until 6pm. Quantities are limited. Please let me know if there’s anything you really have to have. Email questions to

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Gardening in 2011

Posted May 29th, 2011 by Chris V.

Wow, has a year passed since last year’s plant sales??? So much happened in the garden in the interim. Let’s review…. (cue flashback music) The second plant sale was held on June 16 and was followed by a torrential downpour. Luckily The night crew of our Chicago’s Finest along with CCAC staff were on hand [...]

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Plant Sale Announcement!

Posted May 18th, 2010 by Chris V.

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Plant Sale Preview 2010

Posted February 16th, 2010 by Chris V.

Now is the time for all good gardeners to purchase, plan and/or begin planting their seeds for the upcoming growing season. This process also gives us hope that in these long, cold days of late winter, spring is on its way bringing with it, warmth and renewed hope for the growing season. I am in [...]

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Plant Sale a Success!

Posted June 25th, 2009 by Chris V.

Just wanted to let you know that the plant sale was a great success and that I will be using the proceeds to purchase a number of things for the garden. Thank you to all who participated in the sale!! Whether buying plants or cookies, you contribution will help improve the garden. Among the more [...]

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Gardener’s Day Out – the May 9th garden cleanup

Posted May 11th, 2009 by Chris V.

On the heels of Guy’s Night Out, volunteers came to the CCAC to yank, prune, dig, mulch and otherwise prepare our garden for the 2009 growing season. The weather was perfect for the tasks — cool and overcast¬† — as the hard work warmed us up in no time. Our list was long but our [...]

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