Chicago Plant Rescue will save your plants from the garbage dump

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From left: Erik Hernandez of NeighborSpace and Chicago Plant Rescue members Lindsey Telford, Jamie Gentry, Nora Bryne, Jessie King and Christina Henning. (Provided photo / via DNAinfo)

DOWNTOWN — Don’t want to care for that potted perennial you got as a housewarming gift?

Don’t dump it in the trash.

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Chicago Plant Rescue team members will come to your home and pick up your unwanted plants — for free — and then replant them at a multitude of community gardens or schools around the city. It’s primarily looking for donations from businesses with seasonal plantings and landscape companies who donate many plants at a time.

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