Snow may be falling, but it’s never too early to brush up on our plant knowledge! ...

Because of the cooler temperatures, fall is a great time to plant shrubs and trees. Jon Carlson, owner of J. Carlson Growers, in Rockford, answers questions commonly asked by customers. ...

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. ...

Check out these amazing images that local photographers captured. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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