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Waste Management’s  Bagster® Dumpster in a Bag® will help Dad with the cleanup and removal of the debris and materials from his at-home projects.
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Waste Management’s Bagster® helps Dad clean up on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, if you’re scrambling to find a more practical gift for Dad, try giving him a home improvement tool that will make his … Read more ›

Sculpture garden by Peter Walker. Photo: Timothy Hursley. © PWP Landscape Architecture
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Peter Walker, Co-designer of the National September 11 Memorial, to speak at Botanic Garden

The renowned landscape architect Peter Walker, who co-designed the National September 11 Memorial, will speak at the Chicago Botanic Garden June 28. His presentation is … Read more ›

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Wildflower meadow offers nature’s contribution to portrait backgrounds

Ahhh, the great outdoors beckons – picnics, barbeques, sports and recreation. The reasons to venture outside are almost limitless. In fact, one excellent reason is … Read more ›

wancket_wildflower portrait
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Warm weather beckons portrait photographer to consider outdoor backdrops

It's official – Spring has arrived. The warm weather offers opportunities for people to get out of the house, to ride their bicycles, start work … Read more ›

March 2012 scholarship AUGS
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Antioch Garden Club Scholarship Presentations

Every year the Antioch Garden Club distributes applications at the local schools for educators to apply for grants for projects pertaining to gardening or horticulture. … Read more ›

Waste Management’s Bagster® holds up to 3,300 pounds or three cubic yards of material, ideal for spring cleanup projects.
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Waste Management’s Bagster makes spring cleanup removal easier and less expensive

Spring officially arrives March 20, and the Midwest’s mild winter already has spring cleanup projects in the works in the metropolitan Chicago area. And Waste … Read more ›

the beauty of Navite landscapes
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Ready, Set, Go! Spring Garden Preparation

Learn how you can prepare your native landscaping for season-long enjoyment of colors, birds, butterflies, and beauty. Join the Lake-to-Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones and … Read more ›

Soda bread baked in a loaf pan (Stephanie Hardiman Simon / TribLocal)

Basic Irish soda bread recipe

This isn’t a super traditional or family recipe for soda bread. Feel free to use this if you’re looking for an easy recipe or have … Read more ›

Even installing pavers around a tree can impact it. Be sure to protect your trees when you build a patio or deck.
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Planning a deck or patio? Watch out for your trees.

As our yards start to green up, it’s hard not to think about a summertime full of sitting outside under a favorite tree, sipping a … Read more ›

St. Patrick's Day ad Easter gifts at A Walk N' Thyme at State Street Market Shops in Elgin
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St. Patrick's Day and Easter gifts at A Walk N' Thyme at State Street Market Shops in Elgin

A Walk N' Thyme (shop #7) at State Street Market Shops in Elgin has new gifts for St. Patrick's Day, Easter and any occasion. Come … Read more ›