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April 22, 2017
Romaine lettuce, fresh spinach, radishes and carrots are filled with flavor and arrive for an early harvest. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Flavorful vegetables arrive during the cool season
April 22, 2017 - 6:39am
April 15, 2017

Columnar arborvitae tend to split in the center, leaving a large opening, but these will fill in and straighten out once again. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Reshape damaged plants before the growing season begins
April 15, 2017 - 6:48am
April 8, 2017
Shade-tolerant plants, such as coleus, can add color and appeal to shady areas of a landscape. Metro Editorial Service
Shade-tolerant plants help to complete landscapes
April 8, 2017 - 7:12am
April 1, 2017
The perennial garden is still covered in refuse from last year. Leave this cover till mid-April to protect plants from potential late winter events. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Choose the right spring projects for now
April 1, 2017 - 7:08am
March 25, 2017
Forsythia are seen blooming in the landscape as one of the earliest flowering shrubs in the area. John Zvirovski / Sun file photo
Start spring out with forsythias
March 25, 2017 - 8:25am
March 18, 2017

Various catalogs and seeds will entice the novice and the avid gardener alike. John Zvirovski / The Sun
THE SEEDS OF A NEW SEASON
March 18, 2017 - 7:11am
March 11, 2017
Numerous pansies are growing in a greenhouse getting ready for the consumer to grab a flat for the garden in the coming months.
Garden pansies are quite dainty
March 11, 2017 - 7:11am
March 4, 2017
Tulips begin to make an early appearance in the area showing that spring is on the way.
An early spring brings surprises
March 4, 2017 - 7:11am
February 25, 2017
Broadleaf crotons show their brilliance in the plant-scape at the Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago in this 2016 photo. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Add a splash of color with crotons
February 25, 2017 - 6:45am
February 11, 2017
Great indoor color comes with bromeliads
February 11, 2017 - 7:02am
January 28, 2017
Pine cones are a unique type of seed capsule
January 28, 2017 - 9:09am
January 21, 2017
Ensure a seamless landscape by following some simple garden guidelines to create a balanced garden and an enjoyable season. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Avoid some common garden mistakes
January 21, 2017 - 7:18am
January 14, 2017
Topiaries seen July 20, 2014, in a Walt Disney World Resort theme park in Florida attract attention and add life to any space. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Create a living art form with topiaries
January 14, 2017 - 9:14am
January 7, 2017
Various elements create the relaxing atmosphere that only a relaxing tea break can achieve. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Warm up with a cup of tea
January 7, 2017 - 6:54am
December 31, 2016
Ice clings like artwork to the trees branches above, causing a beautiful shimmer in the sunlight. John Zvirovski / The Sun
The beauty and danger of an ice storm
December 31, 2016 - 8:05am
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