Summer Infographic

What does June 21 mean to plants? Day length, temperature, sunlight, and water trigger all sorts of behavior in the world of plants…

Summer Infographic

Join the food revolution on World Environment Day

Check out 20 food-waste-saving ideas here—and learn more on World Environment Day at the Garden, June 6.

ILLUSTRATION: Food waste infographic.


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Ready, Set, Spring!

Sure, it snowed just three days into spring—it’s Chicago! This week we’re set to hit the magic temperature, 45 degrees Fahrenheit, and here’s what it will trigger in your garden.

ILLUSTRATION: How trees set buds in spring.


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Vanilla infographic

One of the 110 species in the orchid genus Vanilla, Vanilla planifolia is famous in kitchens worldwide, and anything but bland!

ILLUSTRATION: Vanilla infographic.


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Winter Infographic

Think plants look brown and dead in winter? There’s plenty of life still going on beneath the surface!

ILLUSTRATION: An infographic about winter.


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