one seed at a time."
Informational Resources for
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Fall / Winter Gardening in Illinois:
When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times"
- by Steve Solomon. This is a book for gardeners who are
serious about raising food. In this volume, Steve explains why intensive
gardening methods are not natural and therefore require great amounts of
energy and effort to maintain. A lot of information regarding soil
health and cover cropping is included.
Places to Visit:
Botanic Garden - 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022
- 817 11th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265
Ellwood House Museum
- 509 North First Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
Fell Arboretum at Illinois State University
Jackson Park Perennial Garden and Osaka Japanese
Gardens - 59th Street and Stony
Island Avenue, Chicago, IL
Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
- 2701 Clifton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61102
Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature Center
- 2301 E. Lake Drive, Springfield, IL 62707
(George L.) Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden
- Glen Oak Park, 2218 N. Prospect Road, Peoria, IL
University of Illinois Conservatory and Plant
Collection - Plant Sciences
Laboratory Greenhouses, University of Illinois, 1201 S. Dorner Drive,
Urbana, IL 61801
Washington Park Botanical Garden
- West Fayette Avenue and Chatham Road, Springfield,
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