• Sweetshrubs

    Best of the Sweetshrubs: Plant Trial Results

    Woody plants take up a lot of space for a lot of years, so here at the Chicago Botanic Garden we must be choosy about which shrubs we try. A…

  • Article

    Yearning for the Colors of My Garden

    Today we're visiting with Gail Bromer. For most of my life, I worked, renovated an antique farmhouse in Connecticut, and was a mom to our growing boys. I created small…

  • Hartlage Wine Sweetshrub

    Tough-as-Nails Shrubs for the South

    Who doesn't love buying the flashy new plant that catches everyone's eye at the nursery? Or the plant that's just outside your hardiness zone, but has always taunted you with…