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If you’re one of the many Chicagoans living in an apartment or condo with limited outdoor space, growing your own food can seem like a challenge – but, Jeanne Nolan says, anything you can grow in the ground can be grown in a container with just a few adjustments.

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If you’re one of the many Chicagoans living in an apartment or condo with limited outdoor space, growing your own food can seem like a challenge – but, Jeanne Nolan says, anything you can grow in the ground can be grown in a container with just a few adjustments.

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It’s time to start planting! The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan returns to WTTW's organic garden to plant cool-season crops selected by viewers and tackle an early flush of weeds. Also, we need your help picking the next round of crops to plant.

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Winter’s (mostly) behind us and we’re ready to grow! It might not quite feel like it yet, but spring is here and it’s time to head back to the garden. The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan joins us to prepare WTTW’s organic garden for a fruitful growing season and talk about what’s new for 2016.

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Winter’s (mostly) behind us and we’re ready to grow! It might not quite feel like it yet, but spring is here and it’s time to head back to the garden. The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan joins us to prepare WTTW’s organic garden for a fruitful growing season.

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Winter is coming, which means it’s time to clean up the WTTW organic garden.

The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan helps us prepare the garden for winter and plant one last crop.

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Winter is coming, which means it’s time to clean up the WTTW organic garden. The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan helps us prepare the garden for winter and plant one last crop.

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Temperatures are starting to drop but that doesn’t signal the end of the gardening season. The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan visits the WTTW organic garden to do some planting.

She also shares tips on how gardeners can extend the season a little longer.

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Temperatures are starting to drop but that doesn’t signal the end of the gardening season. The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan visits the WTTW organic garden to do some planting. She also shares tips on how gardeners can extend the season a little longer.

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Fall may be right around the corner, but the summer crops in WTTW's organic garden are thriving.

The Organic Gardener founder Jeanne Nolan visits the garden to check on the crops with “Chicago Tonight” host Phil Ponce.

Approach of Fall Does Little to Deter Garden’s Growth

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With fall right around the corner, The Organic Gardener founder Jeanne Nolan visits the WTTW organic garden to check on our summer crops.

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Photo: Edible Geography

Labor Day symbolizes the unofficial end of summer. Though the first day of autumn isn’t until Sept. 23, Chicago area gardeners can begin planting fall crops.

Jeanne Nolan, founder of The Organic Gardener, tells us what we can start planting now.

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This week, we filled our harvest basket with hot cayenne peppers and cool cucumbers—which were harvested for the first time this season—along with tomatoes and lettuce.

We pick up some harvesting and drying tips from The Organic Gardener.

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Summer's unseasonably cool, wet start has transitioned into days that are hot and sticky. What does this mean for watering your garden and harvesting crops?

We check in on the WTTW garden with The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan, who demonstrates best practices for maintaining healthy crops during the dog days of summer.