Home / Articles / Features / Garden - Jennifer Fishburn

Top Articles from Garden - Jennifer Fishburn

No articles in this section
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 04:38 pm

Garden best practices: clean, sharpen, store properly

After the garden is cleaned up and put to bed for the winter, it is a great time to give your tools some attention.   Ideally garden tools should be cleaned, sharpened and hung in the correc...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 05:26 pm
Second place is usually considered to be a good thing. But placing second for the driest August in history isn’t a good thing. With only a few days left in August, the Springfield area had recei...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 10:14 am
The most exciting garden event of the summer is picking the first red, juicy ripe tomatoes. This passion is shared with many gardeners as tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables grown in the h...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 01:48 pm

Where do-it-yourselfers can get their plant questions answered

A collection of 122 different hosta plants, an extension vegetable garden, a Japanese-inspired backyard with bamboo fencing, a low-mow yard and a pond with a waterfall are all features of an upcoming ...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 11:42 am
The arrival of spring is a sure sign of yellow daffodils, green lawns and garden fresh salad. This spring try growing leafy greens, one of the easiest vegetables to grow. You are sure to enjoy the bes...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 09:13 am
After more than 150 years, many Illinois State Fair traditions remain. Since its beginning in 1853, the Illinois State Fair has encouraged the production of high-quality agricultural livestock and com...
Thursday, July 15, 2010 09:20 am

Sweet corn and much more at Seaney Farms, Tallula

Just a short 15-minute drive northwest of Springfield is a unique roadside market that offers freshly picked sweet corn, a variety of garden-fresh produce and Illinois agriculture products. Seaney Far...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 05:06 pm
Sightings of adult Japanese beetles began in mid-June. Since then they have been seen munching on roses, crabapples, lindens, raspberries, apple trees, basil and much more. Feeding on plants generally...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 11:42 am
This month, gardeners have the opportunity to explore the backyard sanctuaries of several Springfield private properties. In addition gardeners can enjoy watching the creative transformation of nature...


  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed