Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse Plant Sale
Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse will sell more than 150 varieties of organically grown vegetable, herb and flower seedlings.The annual plant sale will take place Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15 from 10 am - 2 pm at 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave., just west of Milwaukee Ave. and Addison St.Plant prices range $2 & up.
“Our large selection of organically grown tomato and pepper seedlings are always a draw, but you'll also find other interesting vegetables, flowers, and herbs,” said greenhouse manager Kirsten Akre.“This year we are asking our patrons to help us and the environment by bringing their own tray or box for carrying plants”.
Customers can expect more than 150 varieties of open-pollinated tomatoes, other highlights include King of the North Pepper, Rose de Berne Tomato, Lacinto Kale, and Pingtung Eggplant to name a few. The Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse accepts payment for plants by cash only.
On Wednesday, May 18 from 5 – 7:30 pm, the Kilbourn Organic Greenhouse will host their Half-Price Sale [limited quantities of organically grown seedlings]. Plus, enjoy a Free Question Answer session by the Master Gardeners of Cook County Chicago – University of Illinois Extension. Bring your gardening questions.
Kilbourn Park, home to the Park District’s only teaching greenhouse, offers workshops throughout the year.For questions regarding the plant sale or to register for a class, call Kilbourn Park at either 773-685-3351 or 773-685-3359 or visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com