All posts by ILFB Staff
Mazes of Maize at Richardson Adventure Farm
Head to Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove for tons of fall fun, including the world's largest corn...
10 Blueberry Recipes for National Blueberry Month in July
July is National Blueberry Month because it is the peak of the harvest season. Enjoy this summer berry...
How Do Farmers Decide Which Crops to Plant Each Spring?
We asked an Illinois farmer about their process of choosing crops to plant in spring.
Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall
How do they do that? How do leaves that have been green all summer transform to red, yellow,...
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...
You’re a Real Peach: Facts and Recipes for National Peach Month
August is National Peach Month. Celebrate with some vine-ripened facts, baking tips and our favorite peach recipes including...
Illinois Fruit Calendar: Ripe and Ready for Summer
Illinois is full of fresh fruits that are ripe and ready to be picked. Check out this list...
How to Preserve Fresh Flowers
A vase of cut flowers may be beautiful, but they will only last a few days. To enjoy...