Watch Your Garden Grow
Your guide to choosing, growing, preparing and storing common vegetables.
Strawberries & More
Your guide to growing strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, and selection & care.
Find out what houseplant is best for your growing conditions.
Illinois Master Gardeners
Master Gardeners are a group of volunteers trained by University of Illinois Extension educators to provide a network of gardening programs and horticultural activities to educate the public and enhance life in their communities.
Guide to growing and using common herbs.
Composting for the Homeowner
This site gives an excellent indepth discussion of the science of composting, why it is important to compost, how to build a compost pile, and materials needed for composting.
Bulbs & More
Bulbs & More teaches you all about selecting, planting and landscaping with bulbs.
Four seasons of gardening information.
Focus on Plant Problems
Is disease affecting your plants and trees? Learn more at this website.
Turf Diseases & Insects
Review the major insects and diseases of turf.
Taste of Gardening
Here's a great resource for learning the basics of gardening.
Gardening with Perennials
Gardening with Perennials will tell you how to plant and care for a garden that will bloom year after year.
Backyard Fruits gives the basics of growing fruit in the home garden.
Gardening with Annuals
Find out how annual flowers can brighten your garden.
Learn about aquatic plant selection and cultivation as well as container water gardening.
A directory of more than 140 different Illinois wildflowers
Illinois Tree Selection
Buying a tree is a major investment. Here's help in choosing the best tree for your location.
My First Garden
Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.
Learn how to use tropical plants as focal points and accents.
Successful Container Gardens
A guide for choosing a container, selecting soil mixes, choosing and combining plants, fertilizing, watering and grooming basics.
Groundcovers to Know and Use
Everything you ever wanted to know about groundcovers including a directory of 35 different groundcovers.
Christmas Trees & More
Learn all about Christmas trees, as well as a listing of Christmas tree farms in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Learn the basics of creating a great looking container garden.
A helpful monthly guide to know what to do in your garden.
Need to test your soil? Here's what you need to know.
Common Vegetable Problems
Learn about common vegetable insect pests and diseases.
Beyond Impatiens and Petunias
Find out about plants that offer color and interest to some of the most extreme gardening situations.
Here's answers to our most frequently asked questions.
How do you keep a poinsettia healthy? Find out in this website.