Northern & Central Midwest
Shows & Events
Chicago Flower and Garden Show
Extraordinary gardens complete with waterfalls, windmills, and pyramids; gardening seminars; much more will be featured at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Saturday, March 12 through Sunday, March 20 at Navy Pier. Show Hours are Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, call (312) 222-5086, or visit: http://www.chicagoflower.com/general.htm.
Composting at Home
The Composting at Home Web site from Ohio State University Extension Service is a great place to find the basics of composting. There are charts on materials to use and not to use, including the nitrogen contents and a great chart on troubleshooting. The site also give a few basic designs for making your own bins.