They’re back, just in time for holiday decorating and gift giving! Terrariums, that is. They’ve recently made a big comeback with a new twist and a few new favorite plants.
If you were gardening in the 70s, you probably planted up an old aquarium, apothecary jar or any clear glass container with an opening large enough to squeeze through a plant. Many of us used long handled tools to strategically place plants and decorative items in containers too small to accommodate our hands. The containers were then covered with some kind of glass lid to increase the humidity.
The monocotyledonous geophytes are coming! The monocotyledonous geophytes are coming! I knew that would get your attention.
Last summer, I had the pleasure of strolling through Cantigny Park in Wheaton, where the floral displays are always spectacular.
Did I ever mention that in my childhood I was severely traumatized when I happened to discover two snowflakes that were ...
Illinois is an agricultural state. We all know that, right? But did you also know that Illinois imports 90 percent of its food
One fine morning this summer I looked out the second-floor window of my study and discovered a 1-foot tall tomato plant ...