"Basics for the Garden Starter" at LivingRoom, Saturday April 24th!

The amazing Ellen Bunch from More Organics will be here at LivingRoom on Saturday April 24th to get us ready for spring with her presentation "Basics for the Garden Starter". earlyjuly6

The event will go from 10AM until noon and will cover a ton of topics such as: how to make an easy bed, soil testing, annuals and perennials, good container plant combinations, creating all season interest, the basics of composting, beneficial plants, pruning for the spring, watering techniques (including rain barrels), garden design planning and more!

Ellen will also be available for questions after the presentation.  She is planning to bring books for browsing and even some plants for purchase.  What a great way to welcome the Spring!

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Ellen Bunch is a Master Gardener from the University of Illinois Extension.  After leaving her post at The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens she returned to Chicago (yay!) and founded More Organics.  Her company provides a range of services including garden planning, planting, maintenance, watering, organic seeds, plants and soil, composter construction, consultation, soil testing and even garden-sitting.  Ellen feels that gardening is in her blood.  She follows in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother who each tended their own extensive gardens.

Ellen was just featured in TimeOut Chicago too!