About Glenn Bronner

Glenn Bronner is a professional groundskeeper with over 38 years of horticultural experience. Glenn is a published author of hundreds of articles on gardening and gardening related subjects. Glenn gardens in zone 5 in the Chicagoland area. You may visit him at http://www.glenns-garden.com http://thewoodlandgarden.com

Monkshood brings an azure focal point to the fall garden

Photos/Lee GugliadaMonkshood is so-called because it’s blossoms resemble the hood worn by monks. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Monkshood, botanically known as Aconitum, is an herbaceous perennial native to mountain meadows of our northern hemisphere, Europe and Asia. Some plant-lovers are … Continue reading

Time to plant grass is now

The recommendation is to sow five pounds to 10 pounds of perennial ryegrass seed per 1,000 square feet of lawn. Use the high seeding rate in St. Augustine lawns. Rake or drag the seeded areas to increase the seed to … Continue reading

The Gardener Within: Perennial bulbs give gardens a rainbow hue

We gardeners may be cockeyed optimists by nature, but we’re pragmatic by experience. Instant gratification is not something we expect from our gardens. We accept the months of anticipation, the aching knees and sore backs from hours of stooping and … Continue reading