I don’t know the names of all of the plants in my garden. There, I said it. I’m not bragging, mind you, nor am I apologizing.
It is always a topic of conversation: What plants work well in sun or in shade? Or both?
Illinois is an agricultural state. We all know that, right? But did you also know that Illinois imports 90 percent of its food
People ask me why, year after inexplicable year, I continue to crank out these bizarre little lyrics for the holidays.
I’m not sure whether I should be celebrating or apologizing. Let me explain. The 700 or so words on this page mark my tenth ...
I have houseplants outside that I will need to bring indoors. What is the lowest temperature at which I can leave them outside?
I recently moved to Chicago from Houston and I miss fresh picked figs. Is there any way to grow figs in Chicago short of installing a greenhouse? Will sunny windows do? I’m desperate.
Would it help to apply a starter fertilizer on a poor green lawn in December? Will it give it a head start for spring? It hasn’t been reseeded.