Welcome to Backyard Chicago Garden!
Hi, I’m Tequia. Previously a magazine editor, I launched my own content business Content[ed.] in 2017. My most-treasured past-time is gardening, which I’ve been doing since we bought our house six years ago. I’ve learned a lot along the way and I’d love to share it with you.
Recipe: Simple End-of-Summer Plum Cake
Nothing says end of summer to me more than biting into a sweet, juicy plum. This cake, which combines summer fruitiness with warm fall spices, helps ease the transition between the seasons. If you don’t happen to have a plum tree nearby, now is the perfect time to pick up a few stone fruit like…
Fall Gardening: How to Grow Garlic
Check out the ultimate guide to growing garlic in your fall garden.
Urban Gardeners Can Save the World, One Butterfly Garden at a Time
New research shows that urban gardeners can help boost dwindling populations of Monarch butterflies by planting milkweed.