This summer in the Chicago area is going to be different than previous summers. Sure, Illinois is in Phase 4 of the re-opening plan, but the threat of COVID-19 is not gone. This will likely motivate people to continue to… Read More »How to Make my Chicagoland Backyard a Staycation Oasis
Now that the spring season is in full swing in the Chicago area, there are more people working in their yards, mowing the lawn, planting gardens, and tending to their trees. Much of the yard work that is done in… Read More »When Should I Plant a Tree in the Chicago Area?
The weather in the Chicago area can be extremely volatile. Between the Canadian arctic air, Lake Michigan wind chills, cold and damp springs, and hot summers, it sometimes makes me wonder why I still live here. If the wild changes… Read More »Changing Plants to Match a Changing Climate