Fall Planting: Do it Now for Years of Seasonal Color

Fall may provide an abundance of fall color, but did you know it’s also one of the best times of year to get new plants in the ground? Learn from the experts what plants generate great foliage this time of year.

Northwest Landscapes, Summer-Fall Edition

Check out these amazing images that local photographers captured.






Plants to Love in 2015

Discover some of this year’s most attractive annuals and perennials, the sorts of plants that are sure to liven up your garden all season long.






Success Stories: Event Floral

You never know when fate might reveal its plans. Meet one young businesswoman who landed in a field that’s the perfect combination of creative outlet and business acumen.






Exciting New Plants This Summer

Home gardeners aren’t the only folks anticipating the spring introductions of new annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs. Janine Pumilia asks our local greenhouse experts which ones they’re most excited about.






Karen Vaughn Harding’s Fresh-Picked Art

La Paloma Gardens have had a big influence on this Rockford-area artist, who’s known for her vibrant, colorful floral paintings. Find out how she stumbled onto this creative outlet.






Success Story: Garden Arts

Flowers have always been a passion for Shirley Crawford, who’s spent a lifetime designing beautiful displays. Learn how her business has blossomed, thanks to passion and a dedication to small-town customers.






Event Floral

8181 Starwood Dr., Loves Park, Ill.
(815) 885-3900
www.event-floral.com






Brenda’s Blumenladen Floral, Gifts, Garden

17 Sixth Ave., New Glarus, Wis.
(608) 527-2230






Northwest Quiz

‘Tis the season for colorful gardens. Can you match the pictures of these greenhouse favorites with their names?