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10 Great Shrubs You’ve Never Grown

Shrubs add valuable form, color and textural contrast to the garden.


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Tool Time

If you grow vegetables, one of the most valuable tools around is a soil thermometer. That’s because many vegetable seeds ...


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How to be a Mother to a Butterfly, Yes, You!

If you are reading this article, you are probably already aware that monarch butterfly numbers in Illinois are way down.


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Time to Plant Those Bulbs

There’s a nip in the air — I wouldn’t yet call it a chill — that prompted me to rummage through the box on the back porch ...


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From the Editor - May/June 2019

I never met a rose I didn’t like. Or almost never.


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I’d like to start composting. Do you have any advice on what kind of bin to purchase/build so that it is successful in the Chicago climate?

What causes black spots on my orchid leaves?

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