Our Rose Garden
Find out how to grow and care for roses in Our Rose Garden.
Successful Container Gardens
A guide for choosing a container, selecting soil mixes, choosing and combining plants, fertilizing, watering and grooming basics.
Apples & More
Visit Apples & More to learn about U-pick apple orchards, apple nutrition, varieties & selection, and fun activities for children.
Illinois Vegetable Garden Guide
A guide for growing, harvesting, and exhibiting vegetables.
A wonderful library of links to forestry information and management references for citizens, students, teachers, landowners, environmental groups, natural resource managers, foresters, and loggers.
Miracle of Fall
Learn how leaves change color at The Miracle of Fall.
Pumpkins & More
You can learn about U-pick pumpkin farms, pumpkin nutrition, varieties & selection, and fun activities for children.
Hort Fact Sheets
Horticulture Facts Sheets
Green Side Up Podcast
Green Side Up is a weekly radio gardening program produced by WDCB (College of DuPage) and University of Illinois Extension.
Gardener's Corner Podcast
Gardening Tips and Techniques from University of Illinois Extension
Composting for the Homeowner
This site gives an excellent indepth discussion of the science of composting, why it is important to compost, how to build a compost pile, and materials needed for composting.
Christmas Trees & More
Learn all about Christmas trees, as well as a listing of Christmas tree farms in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Bulbs & More
Bulbs & More teaches you all about selecting, planting and landscaping with bulbs.
Annuals Evaluation Garden
Trials of annuals in a full-sun location for landscape applications
A directory of more than 140 different Illinois wildflowers
Beyond Impatiens and Petunias
Find out about plants that offer color and interest to some of the most extreme gardening situations.
How do you keep a poinsettia healthy? Find out in this website.
Find out what houseplant is best for your growing conditions.
Common Vegetable Problems
Learn about common vegetable insect pests and diseases.
Gardening with Perennials
Gardening with Perennials will tell you how to plant and care for a garden that will bloom year after year.
Taste of Gardening
Here's a great resource for learning the basics of gardening.
Watch Your Garden Grow
Your guide to choosing, growing, preparing and storing common vegetables.
Raspberries & More
Learn about varieties & selection, how to plant, and where to find nurseries and U-pick farms.
Gardening with Annuals
Find out how annual flowers can brighten your garden.
Four seasons of gardening information.
Strawberries & More
Your guide to growing strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, and selection & care.
Learn how to use tropical plants as focal points and accents.
Hort Corner Video
Watch the Extension experts.
Learn about aquatic plant selection and cultivation as well as container water gardening.
Backyard Fruits gives the basics of growing fruit in the home garden.
Focus on Plant Problems
Is disease affecting your plants and trees? Learn more at this website.
Looking for a spot of color or unusual foliage in your garden? Fabulous Foliage offers many valuable suggestions.
A website to help people diagnose and identify plant and pest problems.
Pests bugging you? Check out The Bug Review.
Turf Diseases & Insects
Review the major insects and diseases of turf.
Gypsy Moth Reporting Site
Learn about gypsy moth and how to control it.
Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees!
An extensive website about plants, home gardening, insects, trees and shrubs.
Winter Storm Resource Center
Links to the information you need to cope with severe winter weather.
A helpful monthly guide to know what to do in your garden.
Here's answers to our most frequently asked questions.
The Illinois Steward features articles about stewardship, conservation, preservation, and restoration of natural areas in Illinois.
Cicadas in Illinois
Learn about the life cycle of the periodical cicada.
Learn about harvesting several common types of vegetables.