Before you dig in and start planting, give your garden some tender, loving care. The team from the Organic Gardener helps us prepare our soil for spring planting.
“Each garden, we’re finding, is its own microcosm this year,” said organic gardener Jeanne Nolan. “Some are bountiful and others are delayed. That weather stressed out the plants some, and we’re seeing the results of it.”
If you’re not ready to raise chickens in your backyard, you could try your hand at another popular trend: urban beekeeping.
Jeanne Nolan and Phil Ponce venture into the WTTW garden for the first round of spring planting – with a little input from viewers.
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. Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan leads the way.
It may officially be fall, but for the past week Chicago has been experiencing a record-breaking heat wave. Jeanne Nolan joins us in the WTTW organic garden.
Summer days are drawing to an end, but gardeners looking to maximize the growing season have some options for planting, even as they harvest other crops.
The founder of The Organic Gardener says she always felt a strong connection to nature. “My garden is really a big part of where I like to spend my time and to feed my soul,” she said.
It’s been a bountiful season for Chicago’s urban gardeners. Jeanne Nolan, The Organic Gardener, joins us with an update from our very own organic garden.
Summer is in full swing, and the WTTW garden is in full bloom. Lots of vegetables are ready to pick and to eat.