Home gardening, landscaping tips, and how-tos for your lawn and garden.
Tips for the Aging Gardener
Grow old with your garden with tips to make the work easier.
Prep Your Garden in Fall for Amazing Asparagus in Spring
For growing asparagus, prep your ground in the fall to enjoy this edible hedge for springs to come....
Cool Weather Gardening Tips
Take a look at helpful gardening tips from the University of Illinois extension for when the weather turns...
Sensational Susans Are a Perennial Delight
Yellow flowers, like the black-eyed Susan and its cousins, can be a perennial delight.
Marvelous Moon Gardens
Learn which Illinois plants show up for the night shift
How to Grow a Modern-Day Cottage Garden
What is a modern cottage garden, and what are the plants grown there? Compact, colorful, fragrant, informal and...
How to Plant a Shade Garden
Learn the difference between partial shade, full shade and deep shade – and which plants thrive in each.
Fertilizer Facts For Your Garden
Organic or synthetic? Fertilizer facts help gardeners decide which is best for their plants.
Grow a Green Thumb with The Garden Journal: The Essentials
Take the guesswork out of gardening with Liane Doxey's helpful book, The Garden Journal: The Essentials.
6 Common Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
Avoid some common mistakes we gardeners make that result in a lot of extra work.