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.
This is the time when the world waxes eloquent (or some semblance thereof) about “new beginnings.” Really? Is there such a thing
Seen any good movies lately? One to put at the top of your list is “Greenfingers,” whose title is the English term for having …
Defensive Design A funny thing happened to me on the way to writing one of my columns last year. I decided to draw ...
Need a little inspiration or just a break from weeding? Garden walks abound this time of year, and there’s plenty to see.
A gardening story recently caught my attention. At which point, some of you might ask, “Hey, you’re a garden writer.