In a way you could call it a kitchen garden, and why not? Although there’s not a vegetable to be seen, it was designed while Brian Helfrich was sitting on his usual chair in the kitchen, staring into the backyard, thinking.
A construction manager with Aquascape, Inc., Helfrich explains that he treats every garden he does the same way, designing from inside the house looking out. “I lived in that chair by the kitchen window,” he recalls, referring to the period in which he planned the multi-purpose garden that he built for his Downers Grove backyard.
Chicagoland Garden Walks during July and August 2017
At Chicagoland Gardening we duly make our resolutions, chief among them our determination that 2017 will be the magazine’s best
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Back in January 1906, the Gardener’s Monthly Magazine featured these women perusing seed catalogs and magazines.