Archive for September, 2013

Gene Yale, Chicago-Area Apple Grower With 178 Varieties In His Yard, Doesn’t Like To Eat Apples

Yale’s love of apple growing has made him something of a Midwestern orchardist celebrity. He’s been growing dwarf apple trees in his 2,400-square-foot backyard for more than 40 years, according to a Medill Reports profile from 2009.

Continue Reading September 27, 2013 at 9:23 AM Leave a comment

Gardener Wants More Garbage For Compost, But Red Tape is Trashing His Plan

Neighborhood gardeners are having trouble getting their hands on high-quality garbage.

Continue Reading September 5, 2013 at 10:04 AM Leave a comment


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