Why Leaves Change Color...

Saturday, October 10, 2015 by

Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter....

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Fall Gardening Tips

Friday, October 9, 2015 by

Fall is prime planting time for trees and shrubs. You can still divide and move perennials but the sooner you do it, the more time the roots have to get established. After the first frost, dig up dahlias, cannas,...

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Accepting Artist Consignments...

Friday, October 2, 2015 by

Good news! We will now be offering local artisan items in our gift shop. Artists who live in the area are encouraged to download our Artist Application for consideration. The criteria below will show exactly what we would like...

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Making the Most of Your Compost...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 by

After the fall, many homeowners wonder what to do with the leaves that have accumulated on the ground. Composting can be a beneficial process to manage yard waste, said University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Andrew Holsinger. Proper planning...

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