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Butterfly Heaven

This Chicago garden attracts an astonishing variety of butterflies thanks to the biodiversity it offers in a neighborhood.


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From the Editor - Jan/Feb 2014

This is our “Ideas Issue,” designed to be a keeper, although of course we hope you keep all of our issues. So to get this ...


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What do the bees do in October?

What do the bees do in October? If you have New England aster in your garden, they keep foraging like mad.


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From the Editor - JulyAug 2016

Seen any good movies lately? One to put at the top of your list is “Greenfingers,” whose title is the English term for having …


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Bales of Fun

For vegetable gardeners, straw bale gardening may be the best innovation since sliced bread.


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Miniature gardening is the rage. What enchanting miniature plants work well in a shaded area?

I keep seeing photos of interesting plants I’d like to grow, but they’re labeled zone 6 and I’m in zone 5. What can I do to successfully overwinter these marginal plants? I’d like to try them, but I don’t want to waste my money.

When is the best time to cut back hydrangeas? How far do I cut them back?

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