Posts in category "Garden Tools"

Fall Garden Cleanup

Fall Garden Cleanup
I’ve been taking advantage of the decent weather in Chicago to do some garden cleanup. Having your typical postage-sized urban garden makes the cleaning up of the garden easy, but it comes with its unique set of complications. Besides the dying plant stems, fallen leaves and weeds, I often have to contend with a lot... Read more »

Starting a Garden: Cultivating Garden Soil

Starting a Garden: Cultivating Garden Soil
A family member of mine recently moved into a new house and wants to start an ornamental garden. I agreed to help because I figured it would make a good garden project for this blog to document the creation of a garden. Also, this gives me an opportunity to see if I can create a... Read more »

Garden Tools and Plants at Independent Garden Center Show

The last post about the Independent Garden Center Show here at Chicago Garden. Garden pots outnumbered plants and a tools at the show, but I spotted a few that I liked.  Echinacea ‘Mac N Cheese’ and Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’ pictured above. Anyone else hungry? I’m told that in Chicago they will be (or already are)... Read more »
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