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.
This giant and usually tender summer-flowering bulb can be found thriving in a Dane County garden.
I am a snow thief. There, I said it. I have been known to pilfer snow from my neighbors’ sidewalks. I know that many of you ...
African violets are pushing the envelope when it comes to colors and flower forms. Ruffles, anyone?
Snow showers hit the area this week, but the Swiss chard that’s growing under my frost cloths and in a small unheated ...
Last summer, I had the pleasure of strolling through Cantigny Park in Wheaton, where the floral displays are always spectacular.