Creative Gardening Ideas

As it gets closer and closer to a warmer season here in Illinois, I get more and more excited about getting out in the garden.  I have the traditional garden area’s, nothing very fancy.  But I’ve come across some creative gardening ideas, really more so for container gardening, that I’d love to share!  I thinking […]

Doing My Part for Earth Day

We have a membership to The Morton Arboretum located in Lisle, Illinois.  It is really an awesome place, that is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the planting and conservation of trees. Its 1,700 acres hold more than 222,000 live plants.  The Arboretum grounds have magnificently tended trees, 16 miles of hiking trails, 9 miles of roads, and 900 acres […] – Garden Planner {Review}

Since having our first child, almost 8 years ago, we have gotten a lot more aware of pesticides and other toxins in our food (and household consumables) which has made us want to live an organic lifestyle. Having said that, living in such a fashion can get rather expensive. Over the last couple years we […]