Volume 2 Issue 4
Articles in this issue...
Shrubs can literally define a green space and, as they continue to grow, continually redefine the area. The variation in blooms and foliage as well as bark and berries in shrubs can be amazing and spectacular,” said James Schuster, U of I Extension horticulturist.
Looking for ways to keep your garden in the pink, green, red, yellow, burgundy, or orange? Coleus is just the plant to get the job done.
Once a standard fixture at the side of homes, the long-vanished rain barrel is making a comeback, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.
Whether you are seeking lush, interesting foliage in the garden or a stylishly delicious salad on your table, there are many varieties of lettuce to delight you, said Barbara Bates, Extension horticulture educator.
Now is the time to start thinking about what your flower garden will look like in late July and August, said Sharon Yiesla, a University of Illinois Extension horticulturist.
Last years drought left many home lawns in dire shape. The number one question I’m getting right now is, “Should I water my lawn, and if so how much?” says Susan Grupp a horticulture educator with University of Illinois Extension, DuPage County.