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Harvest Season Hues: Yellow

Education, News  |  October 2nd, 2014

After covering red last week with our kick off to fall color, we will now look into the softer harvest hue of yellow. The science behind the change is similar with all colors. In the same way red is...

Harvest Season Hues: Red

Education, News  |  September 22nd, 2014

Spring and Summer aren't the only seasons when your garden can shine. At Kinghorn Gardens we believe with intentional design, proper planning and a little bit of horticultural know-how, your...

Chicago Botanic Garden Visit

News, People  |  September 11th, 2014

Another Purple Polo, Nate Huse, headed up east to the Windy City. Not to catch a Cubs game or to indulge in some deep dish pizza, but rather to take some time to learn from the pros at Chicago...

Increasing Interior Intelligence

News, People  |  June 27th, 2014

Just like the plants we take care of, our team loves to grow! Seasonal Color Specialist Jen Shuster  recently updated her Interior Landscaping Toolkit! One may wonder what this impressive...

Seven Sweet Summer Treats

News  |  June 19th, 2014

Did you grab a meal outside yesterday for International Picnic Day? Don’t worry I forgot too. Thankfully summer is just getting into full swing so there will be plenty of time to spread out a...

June Outdoor Experiences

News  |  June 2nd, 2014

Happy June! With summer in full swing it seems as though every week holds an outdoor experience or two. And with outdoor experiences being our speciality here at Kinghorn Gardens, we researched a...

Restorative Garden Design Training: Anne’s Week in Chicago

News, People  |  May 27th, 2014

In May our Design Horticulturalist, Anne Houser, got to spend a week at the Chicago Botanical Gardens learning about Restorative Garden Designing and the benefits nature has on our lives. We sat down...

Day in the Life: Head Gardener

News, People  |  April 18th, 2014

We asked; you voted! The results are in. Drumroll please... and the latest Day in the Life photo blog of a KG employee is... one of our Head Gardeners, Jenny Hill! This is a very busy time of year...

Five Reasons to Love Spring

Education, News  |  April 11th, 2014

For today’s blog post please enjoy 5 reasons to love this season of new! 1. Snowdrops (the breath-taking floral kind opposed to the frosty kind we’ve been used to) You would think that...

Day in the Life of the Color Team

News, People  |  March 21st, 2014

With the start of spring this week, what better way to celebrate than through a Day in the Life of the Color Team! Jen Shuster and Erin Trotter, proud purple polo wearers, took us on a tour of their...