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.
The day we brought her home from the nursery, we were the proudest parents on the block. We hadn’t always wanted one.
Decisions, decisions. What’s a devoted gardener to do with brugmansia as winter approaches?
Something was wrong. I could sense it. How? That’s my job. My name is Begonia. Rex Begonia. I’m a detective. A garden ...
Wouldn’t life be just about perfect if roses could grow in shade? It so happens that once in a while you come across one ...
At Chicagoland Gardening we duly make our resolutions, chief among them our determination that 2017 will be the magazine’s best