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The Chicago Botanic Garden’s plant breeder, Jim Ault, shows you how he hybridizes lilies in his backyard. You can learn more about lilies at the Wisconsin-Illinois Lily Society Show on July 10 and 11 at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Visit chicagobotanic.org/plantshows for more information.

Dr. Jim Ault, plant breeder at the Chicago Botanic Garden, explains how he created four new Baptisia hybrids. Dr. Ault selects the most interesting plants from his breeding program and introduces them to the trade through Chicagoland Grows. Visit chicagolandgrows.org for more information on these hybrids and other plants Dr. Ault has created.