Soft Landings

by Guest blogger Erin Garrett, Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator, Illinois Extension IN THE WOODSMy two favorite times of year to hike in the woods are fall and spring – fall to see the changing colors, a multitude of mushrooms, and colorful berries; and spring to see the spring ephemerals. When I walk in theContinue reading “Soft Landings”

In the Garden: October

By Layne Knoche, RORG Landscape Designer September has come and gone, and was a month full of work in and around the Red Oak Rain Garden. For more on all of the work, watch for an upcoming blog covering the fall 2021 installations. For now, let’s look ahead to one of our favorite months inContinue reading “In the Garden: October”

Farewell, Kate!

by the RORG Team We are saying a fond farewell to the team member who first brought the Red Oak Rain Garden’s voice to life, the amazing Kate Gardiner. Over the past four years at University of Illinois Extension, Kate brought her talents to projects, ranging from documentation at the rain garden to helping buildContinue reading “Farewell, Kate!”

In the Garden: September

By Layne Knoche, RORG Landscape Designer Amazingly, the first month of fall is already here! As with the past few years, September will be another busy time in and around the Red Oak Rain Garden. There are a lot of exciting things happening! Upcoming Projects The week of September 13, plants are being delivered forContinue reading “In the Garden: September”


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: