All posts by Celeste Huttes
Hornbaker Gardens Offers a Beautiful Oasis (VIDEO)
Hornbaker Gardens offers variety and beauty.
Ag Innovators Such as McCormick and John Deere are Part of Illinois History (VIDEO)
The state's history sparkles with agricultural legends including John Deere and the creator of the McCormick reaper.
Southern Illinois Family Has a Passion for Pecans (VIDEO)
Voss Pecans in Clinton County is nuts about pecans.
The History Behind Rural Education in Illinois
Rural education's roots run deep in Illinois, thanks to preserved schoolhouses like North Grove School in Sycamore.
How An Illinois Woman Turned a Passion for Produce Into a Business
Sarah Frey owns produce farm, Frey Farms, in Keenes, Illinois.
Tips for Green Thumbs
Gardening tips from Illinois flower growers.
Less Means More in Minimalist Farnsworth House
Minimalist house maximizes nature – and inspires generations.
Booming Blooms in Illinois
Illinois growers offer colorful flowers for springtime celebrations.
Fighting Flooding at Farnsworth
Farnsworth House fights ongoing battle with flooding in 1996.
Behind the Brand of Gilster-Mary Lee
Private-labeling powerhouse has deep roots in Illinois.