gardening

Blanket of Snow Can Be a Good Thing for Garden

Overall, the snow cover is good for your garden. Think of the snow as mulch for your plants in addition to creating a beautiful winter scene. A thick layer of snow will serve as an excellent insulator for your plants’ soil on days and nights when temperatures are very cold, as they have been many days this winter. Without snow, the ground can freeze more deeply.

The Chicago Flower and Garden Show Returns March 15

The Chicago Flower and Garden Show, being held March 15 through 23, serves as your annual reminder that spring is right around the corner, and that snow will soon be replaced by colorful, vibrant foliage. This year’s show theme is Do Green, Do Good, offering unique and practical ideas for novice green thumbs through expert gardeners. Chicago’s …

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How Does Your Garden Grow: Seven Tools You’ll Need This Spring

How does your garden grow? Well, it doesn’t. Not unless you have these essential tools for spring gardening. Here’s a list of the most important gardening tools you’ll need this spring to really get things in bloom. First, you’ve got to look the part. You’ll need to look garden chic, right? No, not that kind …

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