Home gardening, landscaping tips, and how-tos for your lawn and garden.
6 Common Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
Avoid some common mistakes we gardeners make that result in a lot of extra work.
Calculating Plants: Use Math to Plan and Grow Your Garden
Dig up those arithmetic skills to help plan a successful garden.
Fruit Trees: Which Varieties Grow Well in Illinois?
If you're a home gardener who is interested in fruit trees, make sure you pick a species that...
Chicago Neighborhood Gardens Grow Veggies, Community Spirit
More than 600 community gardens across Chicago have sprouted green space in urban areas to grow fresh produce...
Protect Your Plants From Frost
Most of the spring plants in your yard and garden require protection when overnight frost is predicted. Here...
Farm Facts: Evergreens
This winter, swap out your artificial tree for an evergreen variety.
Rosemary, a Versatile Winter Herb
Rosemary, a perennial evergreen shrub, can easily be grown in a home or garage during the winter months....
Mulch or Cover Outdoor Plants This Winter
When the temperature drops, don't forget to take care of your outdoor plants so they will be healthy...
The Seasons of a Gardener
During the span of our gardening careers, what piques our interest is constantly evolving. Where are you on...
Protecting Your Perennials
Caring for your perennials in the cool weather months is key in ensuring healthy buds in the spring....