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“Chicagoland Gardening magazine keeps people well informed about the latest trends and issues in gardening, and we are fortunate indeed to have it as a source.”
— Former Mayor Richard M. Daley, Chicago
Our mission is to spread the joy of gardening by connecting our readers with the places, products and knowledge they need to achieve their own gardening goals.
Chicagoland Gardening, a publication of State by State Gardening magazines
P.O. Box 730
Downers Grove, IL 60515-0730
The Magazine for Our Region.
A bi-monthly publication
(Jan/Feb, March/April, May/June, July/Aug, Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec)
Newsstand sale price: $4.99
Available at many independent garden centers, Whole Foods Stores, Barnes & Noble Books, The Morton Arboretum, and many other outlets. Also available at local Target, Walgreens, Meijer and other retail stores.
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For information and inspiration on garden design, plants, and practical advice for the Chicagoland area turn to Chicagoland Gardening magazine.
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Some people are known as “glass half full” folks and some drift towards the “glass half empty” side. Personally, I’m a “Whoops!
Can you tell me if the African daisy Osteospermum ‘Springstar Aurora’ can be winterized here? It is a healthy plant?
I have a nicely sheltered, rounded 7-foot tall Japanese red maple on the southeast corner of my backyard. Half of the tree has lost its leaves, the formerly red bark is turning gray, and a good-sized square of bark has been stripped off on the side that faces the yard. I sprayed the exposed bark with black pruning spray to close any entry for insects. I have not cut off any of the branches.
Does the winter have any effect on the tree? Should I look for some insect infestation? What should I do now?
Our Russian sage (Perovskia) is full and bountiful but will not stay upright. Is there anything we can do? Is there a way to split some off when it has outgrown its space? Should it be trimmed back in fall or spring?