Brace yourself. I’m going to smack you across the kisser with a cold, wet herring of truth: Gardening ain’t easy.
Pop Quiz! (Bet you didn’t see this coming. Hurry! There’s still time to turn to another page! Oops, too late.)
African violets are pushing the envelope when it comes to colors and flower forms. Ruffles, anyone?
This, as I have been told by the esteemed staff of Chicagoland Gardening magazine, is the Ideas Issue.
Here’s the thing about gardening: it’s never done. So now 2015 is winding down, the year in which I thought my garden would …