Jeanne Nolan shows us how to harvest red onions, garlic, scallions and edible weeds from our organic garden at WTTW.
Near-record rainfall has left many farms and gardens underwater, but some area gardens – including our WTTW organic garden – appear to be thriving. Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan explains why.
Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan shares tips and advice for growing warm-weather crops like jalapeno and serrano peppers, green tomatillo and tomatoes.
Unseasonably cold weather in Chicago has delayed the start of spring – at least in terms of planting, says organic gardener Jeanne Nolan. Here are some tips for your spring crops.
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.