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Get A Head Start On Your Spring Planting

It’s finally light jacket weather in Chicago, and the trees are just beginning to bud. That means it’s time to start thinking about gardening.

Is this the year you’ve finally decided to join a community garden, or start a garden of your own? Are you ready to get a head start on your spring planting, but don’t want to kill all your flowers in a cold snap?

Joining the Morning Shift with some important gardening tips and tricks is Eliza Fournier. She’s the Urban Youth Programs Director at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

GUEST: Eliza Fournier, Urban Youth Programs Director, Chicago Botanic Garden

LEARN MORE: The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Plant Information Service

Gardening classes at the Chicago Botanic Garden

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