The Naperville Garden Plots will open Saturday. We know many people plant at home in their yard or in containers. What will you grow this season?
Great weather is going to make for a busy weekend for area gardeners. The Naperville Park District’s Garden Plots will be opening for planting Saturday. The original opening date was April 21, but the Park District said that the dry, warm weather has allowed its crews to get the plots prepared earlier. Gardeners who still need to confirm their plot number with the district may call 630-848-5000. We know that not everyone plants at the Garden Plots. Whether backyard plots, container gardens or indoor herb jars we want to know how does your garden grow? What will you plant this growing season? Don't see it in our poll, write it in comments!
Rain and drainage issues made growing extremely challenging for gardeners.
Now is the time when gardeners reap the bounty of their harvest, but for many who planted at the Naperville Park District Garden Plots, 2010 will be a year to forget. Heavy rains and drainage issues made growing a trial for some gardeners this year, with some trying desperately to harvest anything. The flowers did well; the tomatoes did not. Susan Church has been gardening at the Garden Plots, located at 811 S. West St., near Naperville Central, for four years. Her plot originally was located on the south side of the gardens, but she had to relocate to the north side of the plots this year. The relocation of garden plots was necessitated because of a development agreement that was reached between School District 203 and the Naperville Park…