Home gardening, landscaping tips, and how-tos for your lawn and garden.
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....
Garden Speak: Understanding Botanary
Have you ever been around a group of gardeners who seem to be talking in a foreign language?...
How to Preserve Fresh Flowers
A vase of cut flowers may be beautiful, but they will only last a few days. To enjoy...
A Brief History of Thyme (and How to Grow It)
Thyme is a hardy perennial in Illinois. There are more than 100 species from which to choose, ranging...
When to Plant Springtime Vegetables
Learn what vegetables can be planted early in the season.
Determine the decade by plant fads.
Understanding Seed Catalogs
Here are three quick tips to help make sense of seed catalogs
How To Grow Herbs Indoors
To enjoy fresh herbs year-round, consider indoor herb gardening.