Archive for “May, 2011”

On this page the following entries were made in the “May, 2011” time-frame.

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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Praying Mantis Sighted!!

Posted May 31st, 2011 by Chris V.

Just a quick message to posting that yesterday (Monday) I saw the first of our newest babies in the garden — a praying mantis just barely an inch long. As many of you know, at maturity they reach at least 3″ long if not longer. So be on the lookout and pass out the cigars [...]

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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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