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Nectar Plants for Migrating Pollinators
Nectar Plants for Migrating Pollinators

A hot topic in conservation these days is Connectivity - how to alleviate the habitat fragmentation that threatens the livelihood of wildlife. Gardeners can become part of the solution by ensuring that migrating pollinators have food sources along their way.

Oaktober - A Celebration of the Mighty Oak
Oaktober - A Celebration of the Mighty Oak

In 2015, the state of Illinois began a program to raise awareness of the decline of their native oak woodlands and put their oaks on the path to health and regrowth. It is an admirable effort that would be beneficial to many areas of the country.