Tag Archives: Illinois Master Gardeners

The arts of Bonsai and answering gardening questions

September 23, 2012 Sarah, Dan and Bon-saiiiii!!! Please note that I didn’t write “Bonzai!” As my buddy Dan Kosta, from Vern Goers Greenhouse in Hinsdale has often reminded me, bonsai is the art growing miniature trees in containers. “Bonzai” is … Continue reading

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The future of impatiens and nuclear reactors

September 9, 2012 I’m baaaaaack…didja miss me? It seems like a lot longer than two weeks since I was at the controls of my own radio show. My thanks to Beth Botts, the irrepressible Heather Frey, and the ever-steady Denny … Continue reading

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Finding funding for Cook County Extension

May 13, 2012 Another year, another Cook County Extension crisis Here we go again. I received an email last week from my friend Ron Wolford, Cook County Extension Educator, under the subject line “It’s Back!! Another Cook County Extension Budget … Continue reading

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