Elderberries & Goat’s Beard

Yay! We got more native woodland plants. Fall is the time to buy perennials.  The sales at Christy Webber Farm and Garden were 25-75% off.  Overall I’ve had a very difficult time finding nurseries in the area that carry native woodland species let alone at affordable prices.  My new plants may not look like much…

Chicago Snow and its Effects on Chicago Parking

Chicago has an unwritten code for parking in snowy weather.  Whoever digs out the space OWNS the space.  Yes, all of a sudden public property becomes private.  Chairs, crates, whatever’s handy marks the space to whoever shoveled out the space.  You might ask, “What happens if you want a space that has been claimed by…