All aspects of learning thrive in Rapides Academy’s sustainable garden – Advice Eating

Like literacy and math, sixth graders at Rapides Academy for Advanced Academics are learning about the benefits of sustainable gardening with help from the Good Food Project. The Good Food Project is a program run by the Food Bank of Central Louisiana that distributes food grown in its demonstration garden to customers and teaches community … Read more

Trees can be surrounded by flowers, mulch in your garden – but not raised planters. Here’s why. – Chicago Tribune – Advice Eating

Would you like to decorate your tree with a garden around it? That’s fine – as long as they’re compatible plants in the ground and it’s not an elevated planter. Raised planters are a common sight around the base of trees. They are often built of cobblestone, brick or stone and filled with soil and … Read more

In the garden | Hydrangeas are a versatile bunch | gardening – Advice Eating

Smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens) is one of them just two species native to Illinois. This small and often overlooked native shrub is much more common in southern Illinois, although it is occasionally found in our part of the state also. Its dainty lace-cap flowers attract a variety of pollinators, and its foliage serves as a … Read more

Steadfast Bears upset Clover Garden and make history with a two-team regional berth – Advice Eating

BURLINGTON – Aesop’s “The Tortoise and the Hare” and Dr. Seuss’s “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” are just two of the classic children’s stories embodied in Chatham Central’s men’s tennis this season. Heather Brooks, the Bears head coach, has one more to add to the list. “This is the little team that came to show … Read more

“A Legendary Day.” UW Unveils Divine Nine Garden Plaza – Advice Eating

Hundreds of members and alumni of UW-Madison’s historically black fraternity and sorority gathered at the East Campus Mall Saturday to witness the unveiling of the Divine Nine Garden Plaza, the first physical manifestation of the National Pan Hellenic Council’s presence in its 75-year history the flagship university of the country. “This is extremely important, especially … Read more