Hortus in Urbe

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Garden in the City: Putting Our Raised Bed Under Wraps for the Winter

All good things must come to an end as DNAinfo.com's resident urban gardener puts her bed to rest.

About this feature

Hortus in Urbe is a series on growing a green thumb in Chicago’s community gardens by DNAinfo Chicago reporter Patty Wetli.

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Garden in the City: Blackened Basil Won't Kill You, But It Ain't Pretty

DNAinfo.com's resident urban gardener takes a chance and cooks with basil gone bad.

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Garden in the City: The Cheater's Guide to Seed Saving

DNAinfo.com's resident urban gardener discovers seed saving is harder than it sounds.

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Garden in the City: Brussels Sprouts Are Psyched for Sweater Weather

DNAinfo.com's resident urban gardener discovers that Brussels sprouts are one cool customer.

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Garden in the City: The Clock Is Ticking on Red Peppers

DNAinfo.com Chicago's resident urban gardener has plenty of green peppers. But will they ever turn red?

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Garden in the City: The Magical Powers of Onions

DNAinfo Chicago's resident urban gardener discovers the secret trick onions have up their sleeves.

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Garden in the City: The Great Turnip Massacre

DNAinfo.com's resident urban gardener mistakes her sprouting turnips for weeds. Massacre ensues.

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Garden in the City: The Bitter Truth About Carrots

DNAinfo.com's resident urban gardener loves her carrots, even if they taste like soap.

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Garden in the City: A Slacker Foot Soldier in the Food Patriot Army

Joining a food revolution is hard work, and DNAinfo's urban gardener isn't always up to the task.

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Garden in the City: Back to Square One

Labor Day signals the end of summer but not the end of gardening. It's time for fall plantings.

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Garden in the City: Tomatoes Gone Wild, Then Bust

Your tomatoes are probably bigger than my tomatoes, says DNAinfo's resident urban gardener.

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Garden in the City: The Battle of the Mulch

Mulch controversial? DNAinfo Chicago's urban gardening adventurer, Patty Wetli, explains why.

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Garden in the City: Like Food? You'd Better Get Your Buzz On

DNAinfo Chicago's urban gardener Patty Wetli receives a lesson in plant reproduction.

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Garden in the City: Jedi Mind Tricks of a Master Gardener

An encounter with a master gardener is the latest in reporter Patty Wetli's urban gardening adventures.

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Garden in the City: Don't Count Your Basil Until It's Harvested

Follow the urban gardening adventures of DNAinfo.com's Patty Wetli as her plans for pesto are foiled.

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