Summer might still seem a while off but if you want your garden to be ready to enjoy in the sunshine then you need to plan ahead. Spending a bit of time and effort now will ensure that you can properly enjoy your outdoor space
The Wilmette Park District received funding from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to improve habitat for migrating birds at Gillson Park and with the help of 350 volunteers, the habitat was instantly improved
You might have the most beautiful garden in the neighbourhood, but how easy do you think it would be to turn it into the scariest? With Halloween just around the corner you could let your imagination run wild and turn it into a terrifying place.
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Jeanne Nolan who is the Founder and President of The Organic Gardener Ltd., based in Highland Park, Illinois, and the author of From the Ground Up, regarding her partnership with AMLI Residential...
Four years ago Saima Abbasi, Go Green Wilmette Board member, organized a Go Green Wilmette Alternative Yard Tour. This event has become so popular that even a thunderstorm didn’t detour hardy gardeners
On the day of the North Shore Garden Club Centennial Garden Walk, rain was promised. Luckily, it materialized for just a short time and did not ruin a spectacular walk that included seven gardens from Highland Park to Winnetka
A full or partial clover lawn will not only save money on your water bill, you’ll spend less on lawn care, too. Miniclover is fast and easy to grow, requires much less mowing and fertilization, and less investment in maintenance
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with chef and co-founder of Food Policy Action, Tom Colicchio, regarding the Senate’s new version of the DARK Act, which aims to prevent the transparency in labeling of food that contains Genetically...
Each year I look forward to attending the Alternative Yard Tour sponsored by Go Green Wilmette. The event, in its third year, is unique and is developing a loyal following of gardeners and local residents