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.


Coronavirus Gardening: 5 Plants to Grow in Your Urban Victory Garden

Check out this list of five veggie plants that any starter garden should have. They thrive in MOST climates, taste better than store-bought, and are easy to grow in containers in tight spots or in raised beds.Read more Coronavirus Gardening: 5 Plants to Grow in Your Urban Victory Garden

So, You’re Starting Your First Garden: 5 Things to Think About Before Digging In

As COVID-19 spread and stay-at-home orders threw us in lockdown across the country, many of you began to think about taking up gardening. (That and making sourdough starters.) Before you dig that first hole, here are a few questions you might consider.Read more So, You’re Starting Your First Garden: 5 Things to Think About Before Digging In



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