Guide To Picking Your Favorite Summer FruitsSummer fruit season is here. Here's a quick look at when to pick your favorite tasty treats this summer.
5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
5 Spring Bulbs To Plant In Your Garden NowMost planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.
Garden Expert: Leave That Lawn Alone...For Now A garden specialist is warning Chicago area residents, "If you love your lawn, let it be," reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Someone You Should Know: Volunteer Gardener Joe CapobiancoThe 80-year-old has been taking care of gardens in the Galewood neighborhood as a volunteer for 33 years, CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.
Community Gardens Blossoming In Chicago SuburbsAs the soil warms up, the hopeful are emerging from winter burrows and digging up gardens provided in ever-increasing numbers by their communities
Grow Your Own Spring Herb GardenIndoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.
Local Hospice Taking Patients To Botanic Gardens For ReliefThe Botanic Garden has offered horticulture therapy for more than 30 years, to provide comfort and stress relief through gardening for veterans, the elderly, and the disabled.
Garden At School For Troubled Youth Provides Calming InfluenceFor the past five years, spring and summer for students at Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy has been garden time – a chance to learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, harvest them, and eat them.
Overnight Frost Causes Damage To Chicago GardensTomatoes by the thousands bit the compost overnight due to a combination of impatience and cold weather. WBBM's John Cody has more.
Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This SummerAre you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.
Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & RatsDespite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?