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Garden Update: Everything's Blossoming

Garden Update: Everything's Blossoming
  It's now been six weeks since I received my GardenWorks plants, and my garden is looking lush! Thanks to some generous rain and heat by Mother N...

Garden Update: Greens, Greens, Greens!

Garden Update: Greens, Greens, Greens!
It's been approximately one month since I planted my square-foot garden for the GardenWorks Project and it's looking great! Even though I have bee...

Garden Update: Growing Is Underway

Garden Update: Growing Is Underway
Here's a top-down look at my GardenWorks Project demo garden two weeks after planting:  As you can see, there's been some growth! Here's what's hap...

Garden Update - Square Foot Gardening

Garden Update - Square Foot Gardening
April and May are months when a Midwest gardener needs tremendous patience and faith—faith that those seeds you planted will actually sprout, and t...

Welcome to My Garden!

Welcome to My Garden!
Hello! I thought I’d take a moment to let you know what I’ve been up to lately: Getting ready to garden! The Coronavirus pandemic and stay-home o...

Flower Geometry - A Closer Look at Nature's Patterns

Flower Geometry - A Closer Look at Nature's Patterns
  I recently had the privilege of working with artist Sara Peak Convery to create this special little exhibit, "Flower Geometry," which is now han...

Arlington Heights Garden Walk

Arlington Heights Garden Walk
I'm a big gardener! I love growing veggies and flowers and added a raised bed garden to my yard about 3 years ago. I take so many of my "good mor...