Gardening Tips and Techniques from University of Illinois Extension
U of I Extension horticulturist Richard Hentschel discusses various ways gardens can be designed to deal with difficult spaces in the home and commercial landscape.
Prairie Dropseed is a native prairie grass that makes a nice, fragrant addition to the perennial border.
Horticulture educator Nancy Pollard points out the need for proper drainage in container gardens, particularly in those containers you are using to overwinter plants.
Horticulturist Nancy Pollard gives some tips for successfully overwintering perennials in containers.
Learn from U of I horticulturist Greg Stack how to successfully bring a houseplant home from a greenhouse or garden center and have it thrive in your home.
Daylilies, an old garden standby, now come in a rainbow of colors and a variety of sizes and textures. As always, they provide weeks of color for your perennial borders.
You can add some drama to your garden by planting some big and bold perennials. Greg Stack discusses two Rudbeckia that can make a splash in your garden borders.