All posts by Jan Phipps
6 Fun Gardening Projects to Do With Kids
Kids and kitchen scraps: these gardening projects provide fun for children while reducing food waste.
How to Get Started With Composting
Learn how to use what’s in your yard to create your own compost.
How to Use Vines to Expand Your Garden
If you've run out of space in your garden, growing vines might be the perfect solution to satisfy...
Use the Off-Season to Grow Your Gardening Expertise
Growing your horticultural knowledge in winter can productively fill some of the unused hours.
How to Grow Plants That Engage All Five Senses
Learn how to grow plants for your garden that appeal to more than just sight and smell.
How Gardeners Can Coexist with Local Wildlife…Or Not
What to do when wildlife makes a home in your garden.
4 Ways Houseplants Help Improve Your Home
Houseplants are beneficial in more ways than one.
How to Grow Healthy Houseplants
Growing healthy plants for a healthy home.
Outstanding Oak Tree Facts
Find fun oak tree facts before planting the mighty tree.
What You Need to Know About Illinois Oak Trees
Learn more about oak trees, the Illinois state tree and the country's national tree.