Planting a Colorful Fall

Planting a Colorful Fall

Deciduous trees and shrubs drop their leaves each fall. Watching nature’s color display this October, we’ve chosen a few deciduous trees and shrubs for consideration for fall planting or spring planning. They are The Growing Place Choice Plants because they are...
Protect Your Evergreens

Protect Your Evergreens

Evergreens offer a wonderful buffer against winter winds when planted on the north and northwest sides of your property. They provide four-season beauty, shelter for birds, and naturally screen your yard or patio. Since evergreens keep their needles/leaves year round,...
Your Guide to Fall Colors

Your Guide to Fall Colors

The second week of October is when fall colors peak for our region this year, per the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. If you are taking advantage of planting at home this weekend, check out other areas of Illinois for leaf color changes. It is nice to get...
Grow Your Own Garlic

Grow Your Own Garlic

Is garlic a staple in the recipes you cook? Are you concerned about the origin of your produce and how it is grown? You may enjoy growing your own garlic. Easy to grow and simple to store, once you grow your own, you will never have to buy garlic from a store again....