Smart Living Weekly – March 27, 2019

  Home & Garden Showcase is April 6 & 7 Right in Our Region: With the promise of spring now clearly in view, it’s time to gather ideas to refresh…
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Northwest Quiz: It’s Time to Think Spring!

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

Rockford Garden Club: Growing Beauty for 100 Years

The members of Rockford Garden Club have been making our world more beautiful and vibrant for a full century. This year, they reflect on a century that’s changed and guiding principles that haven’t.

10 Points to Ponder for Gardening Success

We’re on the cusp of springtime and you gardeners are just itching to get outside and turn over some dirt. But before you dust off the shovel, take some time to stop, plan and think. Here’s what you need to consider.

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.

Exciting New Plants for 2014

Bright, colorful and ever-changing, our garden favorites come in a variety of fantastic blooms this year. Discover which are worthy of your backyard landscape this spring.

How to Plant With Wildlife in Mind

Our neatly manicured lawns may be a source of pride, but at what cost to our wildlife? Jamie Johannsen explains why it’s time for a new mindset in residential landscaping.

Northwest Quiz: Name That Houseplant

When everything’s white and brown outside, a little greenery inside is a welcomed addition. Test your knowledge of these common houseplants.

Fall Planting: Things to Know Before You Grow

Fall is a great time to prepare for next year’s gardens. Learn from the local experts on what to plant and how to plant it, for beautiful results next year.