Rooftop gardens aren’t just perfect for flowers and breezy, open-air sanctuaries. Uh
Fresh herbs and vegetables from your garden are one of summer’s favorite delights. And just because you live in the city, there’s no need to forego some homegrown goodness. But before you put your crops in, we’ll give you a few pointers on veggies that are particularly well suited to highrise areas and rooftops – and what to look out for when you are choosing your plants, containers and rooftop locations.
Rooftop gardens are really nothing new. That said, as urban space gets tighter and as people learn more about the advantages of converting rooftop space to green space, they are becoming more popular
We’ve done quite a few rooftop gardens here in the Chicago area, and owners love the results. Read on to learn a little more about the plusses of rooftop gardens and how to get started.
Create a Bee-loving Habitat at Home
According to EnvironmentIllinois
Bees pollinate 71 of the 100 plants that provide 90% of the world’s food…
And beekeepers have been among the first to note that they’re losing bees in record numbers due to loss of habitat, global warming, parasites, and insecticides.
Read on to learn how you can help the situation right in your own garden.
Tulips ask so little of us, and yet give so much. To ensure that your tulip bulbs have the best chance of returning to greet you ever-so-cheerfully next year, a little tiny bit of maintenance will go a long way with these guys.
Sprinkler systems can be a great asset in maintaining a healthy lawn and garden, and sprinkler system FAQs
can help you to become aware of questions you may not have considered.
Read on to learn more about what you need to know before you install one.