This is the story of the Bayless Garden. Well-known restauranteur Rick Bayless grew up in Oklahoma City, was closely involved in the family barbecue restaurant, went on to study the regional cuisines of Mexico and opened the wildly popular Chicago restaurants Frontera Grill and Topolobampo. Seeking sources of locally grown foods, Rick was instrumental in building a local food movement in the Upper Midwest. Ever moving forward, Rick sought out and found the perfect Chicago residential space to have a working organic production garden in his own backyard. The Bayless Garden was born!
They don’t look alike. Not even close. But kinfolk come in all shapes and sizes. True of people and true of plants.
On a sunny winter day a few years ago, I strolled into our Palos-area garden looking for signs of snowdrops
One of the things I've come to notice about the horticultural racket (and I'm using the term with extreme fondness, unless I'm n
A gardening story recently caught my attention. At which point, some of you might ask, “Hey, you’re a garden writer.
A new project from the Garden Clubs of Illinois is hoping to halt the diminishing numbers of monarch butterflies.