Battling Invasive Plants  

  By Kathy Figel  What really aggravates me as a gardener is an invasive phragmite plant called Giant Reed. This species of grass is native to Illinois and very aggressive at […]

Gardeners Exchange Extravaganza 

  Growing your own food can nourish spirits, minds and bodies. We can garden to make nutritious food affordable and to connect with the earth.   Bring yourself, your extra seeds, […]

A few things you should know about tree care  

By Anne Alt  Many homeowners see landscapers working around trees and may assume what they are doing is correct. Landscapers usually are not well educated in tree care. There are many local examples of two landscaping practices that are bad for tree health: […]

Program Explores Impacts of  ‘Silent Spring

’   Garden Club of Morgan Park/Beverly presents “Rachel Carson,” a living history program by actress/historian Leslie Goddard, Wed., Sept. 1, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St. Doors open […]

Make Your Yard Monarch-Friendly 

  BAPA’s Save the Monarch initiative is increasing awareness around the declining monarch population and increasing the number of monarch-friendly habitats in the Beverly/Morgan Park community. With a goal of […]

Tulip Time Cruise 

  Imagine seeing endless fields of colorful spring tulips while sailing on the waterways of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  LaManda Joy of City Grange and Julianne Gorny of Travel Adventures and Tours are designing a river cruise next April […]

BIA Selects Beautiful Gardens in North Beverly 

The Beverly Improvement Association (BIA) once again searched for beautiful gardens in North Beverly. According to BIA members Mary and Collins Fitzpatrick, the neighborhood is magnificent and this year’s gardens are filled with […]

The Late Summer Garden 

By Barbara Gyarmathy  The Garden Glory Days are here! August is the time to sit back and enjoy your hard work. But remember to…  Keep watering!  The garden needs the equivalent of 1 inch of water per […]