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Shade Gardening

Last week’s temperatures reminded us of what a Midwest summer heat wave feels like. Everyone out in the Nursery was looking for some relief in a shady spot. Whenever we walk past a shady garden, it immediately cools us down, even as the temperatures and humidity soar....
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Mid-Summer Gardening

Have we talked about garden journaling lately? Mid-summer is an especially nice time to start. Everything is just so beautiful that you’ll want to remember it and it’s helpful to make notes of particular diseases or pests that may haunt your yard year after year....
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Grilled Lime Butter Salmon

Ingredients 4 salmon fillets, I used verlasso salmon salt and pepper 6 Tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon lime juice zest of one lime 2 small zucchini 2 small yellow squash 1 pound asparagus 1 small red onion, cut into chunks 1 red pepper, sliced 1 lime, cut into...
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Butterfly Garden ABCs

Brightly colored butterflies are a welcome visitor to any landscape. But gardeners value them for their usefulness as pollinators, as well as for their beauty. You can attract them to your yard by planting shrubs and perennials that serve the needs of all life stages...
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Controlling Japanese Beetles

It’s June and many a gardeners’ most hated day of the entire summer will soon be here-the annual emergence of the dreaded Japanese Beetles. Many of our favorite garden plants are their favorites, too. Lindens, Hibiscus and Beans are often top targets. And we can’t...
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Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Wraps

Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces salt and pepper 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2/3 cup chopped pineapple, fresh or canned 1/4 of a red onion, chopped 1 romaine heart, chopped 1/4...
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Early Summer Gardening

Once we hit June, the kaleidoscopic colors of spring begin to give way to the more subtle greens of summer. Now is the time to experience your garden with senses other than sight. You can find the beauty of June by using your ears, nose and fingers. Grasses dance in...
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Urban Wildscaping

Climate change, loss of habitat, misuse of pesticides and invasive introductions have combined to make life a real challenge for urban creatures like songbirds and bees. Maybe that’s why I was so intrigued when I came across an unfamiliar gardening term in a trade...
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Early Summer Gardening Tips

Late May and early June are a gardener’s favorite time of year! Every garden looks a bit like Munchkinland in technicolor. The spring weather has certainly been very interesting. The ups. The downs. We’re hoping that Mother nature is listening to the long-range...
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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars

Ingredients Crumb Layers 1 1/3 cups (188g) all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/3 cups (120g) rolled old fashioned oats 1/2 cup (110g) packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup (110g) granulated sugar 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, melted 2 tsp vanilla...
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Shade Gardening

Shade Gardening

Last week’s temperatures reminded us of what a Midwest summer heat wave feels like. Everyone out in the Nursery was looking for some relief in a shady spot. Whenever we walk past a shady garden, it immediately cools us down, even as the temperatures and humidity soar....

read more
Mid-Summer Gardening

Mid-Summer Gardening

Have we talked about garden journaling lately? Mid-summer is an especially nice time to start. Everything is just so beautiful that you’ll want to remember it and it’s helpful to make notes of particular diseases or pests that may haunt your yard year after year....

read more
Grilled Lime Butter Salmon

Grilled Lime Butter Salmon

Ingredients 4 salmon fillets, I used verlasso salmon salt and pepper 6 Tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon lime juice zest of one lime 2 small zucchini 2 small yellow squash 1 pound asparagus 1 small red onion, cut into chunks 1 red pepper, sliced 1 lime, cut into...

read more
Controlling Japanese Beetles

Controlling Japanese Beetles

It’s June and many a gardeners’ most hated day of the entire summer will soon be here-the annual emergence of the dreaded Japanese Beetles. Many of our favorite garden plants are their favorites, too. Lindens, Hibiscus and Beans are often top targets. And we can’t...

read more
Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Wraps

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Wraps

Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces salt and pepper 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2/3 cup chopped pineapple, fresh or canned 1/4 of a red onion, chopped 1 romaine heart, chopped 1/4...

read more
Early Summer Gardening

Early Summer Gardening

Once we hit June, the kaleidoscopic colors of spring begin to give way to the more subtle greens of summer. Now is the time to experience your garden with senses other than sight. You can find the beauty of June by using your ears, nose and fingers. Grasses dance in...

read more
Urban Wildscaping

Urban Wildscaping

Wildscaping is simply a landscape that has been designed to provide habitat for wildlife. These gardens offer a healthy community that is based on natural relationships between plants and animals.

read more
Early Summer Gardening Tips

Early Summer Gardening Tips

Late May and early June are a gardener’s favorite time of year! Every garden looks a bit like Munchkinland in technicolor. The spring weather has certainly been very interesting. The ups. The downs. We’re hoping that Mother nature is listening to the long-range...

read more
Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars

Ingredients Crumb Layers 1 1/3 cups (188g) all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/3 cups (120g) rolled old fashioned oats 1/2 cup (110g) packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup (110g) granulated sugar 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, melted 2 tsp vanilla...

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