Urban gardener wannabes: Get started now

The mercury’s finally rising, there's a farmers market in seemingly every Chicago parking lot and those cute little pots of basil at Trader Joe's inspire the refrain, "I can grow my own basil! All I have to do is buy this little potted plant and voilà. Easy. Right?"

Although it's mid-June, expert green thumbs say there's still some time to get that summer garden going.

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