The experts looked at the evidence and gave these new plants a thumbs up. You will too. Here are our favorite new plants for 2015.
They’re back, just in time for holiday decorating and gift giving! Terrariums, that is. They’ve recently made a big comeback with a new twist and a few new favorite plants.
If you were gardening in the 70s, you probably planted up an old aquarium, apothecary jar or any clear glass container with an opening large enough to squeeze through a plant. Many of us used long handled tools to strategically place plants and decorative items in containers too small to accommodate our hands. The containers were then covered with some kind of glass lid to increase the humidity.
On a sunny winter day a few years ago, I strolled into our Palos-area garden looking for signs of snowdrops
One of the great things about being a columnist is that when you run out of ideas you can steal them from other people.
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If you are reading this article, you are probably already aware that monarch butterfly numbers in Illinois are way down.
I never met a rose I didn’t like. Or almost never.