Tag Archive for Hyde Park Garden Fair

In Bloom

Some of the most popular flowers at the Hyde Park Garden Fair are under attack by impatiens downy mildew, a type of fungus that causes plants to drop their flowers and leaves. Its spores can hang out in the soil for almost a decade.

Garden Fare

The whistle of an ocarina at the Hyde Park Garden Fair’s annual plant sale blended with distorted snatches of music from the live bands playing on campus almost a mile away at the University of Chicago’s Summer Breeze festival. Both…