Back To Basics: Growing And Cooking Greens Growing Greens in the garden go way beyond spinach and kale. Get the most nutrition out of your garden by incorporating several varieties of greens in your planting. University of Illinois Extension will present a program all about ‘greens.’ We will define what makes a green a green.
By Will Summers, Master Gardener The month of March begins many Southern Illinois gardener’s year. We already see forsythia, daffodils and flowering quince in bloom and spring will be in full-swing in the coming weeks. It is well-known the month is named for the Roman god of war. For those interested, March was the
Princesses, fairies and dragons, oh my! Whimsical decorations can be one of the most fun parts of a miniature garden. (Editor’s Note: It doesn’t necessarily need to be princesses and flowers either. In the miniature garden at my desk at The Nashville News, a tiny gnome keeps watch over a cactus and an African Violet.)