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.
Illinois is an agricultural state. We all know that, right? But did you also know that Illinois imports 90 percent of its food
What do the bees do in October? If you have New England aster in your garden, they keep foraging like mad.
Back in January 1906, the Gardener’s Monthly Magazine featured these women perusing seed catalogs and magazines.
In our neck of the woods, there’s been little snow to speak of, but the temperatures finally dropped into the teens. And ...
Towards the end of February a startling fact was reported on the news. January, it turns out, had been the fourth warmest ...