First Frost Signals Time to Put WTTW Garden to Bed


This week, Chicago will see its first hard frost of the season—and that means it’s time to prepare our WTTW garden for winter.

As always, Jeanne Nolan, founder and president of The Organic Gardener, guides us through the process, but first there is the cold frame to be readied and one more crop to plant. On a chilly afternoon, Phil Ponce joins Jeanne Nolan for the final garden segment of the year.

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