If you've ever eyed a lifeless parkway or corner and pictured it lush with flowers and plants, this workshop is for you. Learn all about gardening on public land at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the 47th Ward office, 4243 N. Lincoln Ave.

Experts will be on hand to answer questions posed by those interested in gardening on public land. Is it legal? Do you need permission? How do you handle maintenance and watering?

Share your concerns and receive advice from those who've successfully turned the parkway into interesting green space.