Garden And Lawn Services See Fewer Sales Due to Frigid TemperaturesFlowers capped by mounds of snow are a common scene throughout the area and the cold temperatures have been too frigid for many plants. The wet ground beneath melting snow is making it nearly impossible for lawn services to get to work.
Fall Out Boy Gives Back To Chicago, Helps Students Learn Food EducationFall Out Boy announced Thursday an effort to help Chicago students learn about food education and gardening.
Plants Begin To Sprout As Spring Nears, But Is Weather An Issue?Warm weather is coaxing perennials - like snowdrops - out of the ground right now. But the question is: With cold weather coming by the weekend, will they meet an untimely death?
Community Gardens Are Popping Up Around The City Just In Time For SpringIf Saturday's spring-like weather has you thinking about gardening, the Historic Pullman Garden Club hosted a lecture on Sunday with tips that will help you get ready.
City Of Elmhurst Targets Family's Backyard GreenhouseThe green residents who erected the structure say gardening isn't governed by local ordinances. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Best Community Gardens In ChicagoGrow lettuce, broccoli and so much more this year with these community gardens in Chicago and the suburbs.
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.