A requirement during my horticulture education was an internship at a public garden. I did mine at Cantigny Park in Winfield. After a very hot, humid summer I was left with no illusions about how many endless hours, the number of people, and how much work it takes to plant and maintain a public garden. This experience was invaluable.
Recently Cantigny’s Project New Leaf has been all the buzz in the gardening community. I recently had the opportunity to tour the grounds with the Director of Horticulture, Scott Witte and Senior Manager of Communications, Jeff Reiter.
In the garden, everything has its season. Fall is the season for cleaning and preparing tools for ...
Illinois is an agricultural state. We all know that, right? But did you also know that Illinois imports 90 percent of its food
Good design and careful planning filled this modest backyard space with a garden that meets the needs of adults and children.
One of the most extraordinary creatures to visit local gardens is the hummingbird. There are several species of hummingbirds ...
It’s great to be traditional, but sometimes we’d like to do a variation on the familiar theme