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  • Herbs in the Garden

    Many people buy herbs because they smell good. Most of us plan on using them but we plant them way out in the garden so they never really get used as much as they could. You might consider planting herbs that you use frequently in pots placed nearer your kitchen. I love basil and I have 3 pots right […]

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  • July 2018 Volunteer of the Month: Heather Conklin

    Heather Conklin built a 10 year-long career as an architect, trained as a chef at Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago, and is a dedicated mother, but everyone at the Georgeson Botanical Garden knows her as a valued and important part of the GBG volunteer team. Heather got involved with the Garden soon after coming to […]

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