October 28, 2010 - Backyard Industry

DIY for Fresh Veggies in Winter

Just because it's getting cold outside doesn't mean you can't pick fresh veggies well into the new year. Lisa looks at one proven technique for extending the growing season.

A woman's hand holding an apple.

Lisa Bralts

October 07, 2010 - Backyard Industry

Apple A Day

A typical grocery may stock half a dozen varieties of apples on a regular basis, but there are others -- lots of others -- growing across the east central Illinois countryside, including Wolfe Orchard in Monticello, Illinois. Backyard Industry's Lisa Bralts went by to have a look - OK, and a taste.