Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Horticultural Job Fair

The College of DuPage's Horiculture department is hosting its annual Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 4-6pm in the new Technical Education Center, room TE 1038. The TEC building is a big black building on the southwest corner of Lambert and Fawell Blvd. at College of DuPage. Parking and the fair is free.

Local horticulture companies will be looking for a variety of FT, PT, experienced, entry level, seasonal and year-round positions. Please come prepared to interview and have a brief resume prepared.

Employers include:
Acres Group
The Artist's Garden
Cantigny Gardens
The Davey Tree Expert Co.
Fraser Landscapes
The Gardener Connection, Inc.
The Growing Place
Heinz Brothers Greenhouse and Garden Center
Illinois Arborist Assoc.
Meyer Landscaping, Inc.
The Midwest Companies
MWS Landscape Design
Platt Hill Nursery, Inc.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Newsletters: Ours and Others

The Spring edition of The Garden Gate newsletter will be arriving in early March. However, if you are interested in news from other groups, here is the newsletter from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory's Natural Areas group. As you may be aware, there is a restored prairie at Fermilab, and it is a great place to see wildlife, too.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

One Seed, One Chicago

Need a little reminder that to all things, there is a season (and it's not always winter)? Vote for a seed for One Seed, One Chicago.

Monday, January 4, 2010

January Meeting

Join us at 7 PM on Wednesday, January 13 when Kelsey Shaw of Possibility Place Nursery discusses "Propagation of Native Plants for Seeds and Cuttings."

As always, we meet at the Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss Street.