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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 ›

Sidewalk Sale at State Street Market Shops in Elgin on June 7th, 8th & 9th
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Sidewalk Sale June 7th, 8th & 9th at State Street Market Shops in Elgin

State Street Market Shops in Elgin will have a huge Sidewalk Sale on June 7th, 8th and 9th. You will find sales on items inside … 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 ›

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Xfinity Home Takes Digital Home Monitoring To New Level

Protect and monitor your home, control the temperature, turn the lights on and off – and do a host of other home management activities – … 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 ›

Landscaping seminar to focus on coyotes, gardening

The Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee will host its 20th annual Natural Landscaping Seminar Saturday at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake. Highlighting the event … Read more ›

How Is Your Indoor Air Quality?
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Understanding Indoor Air Quality

Pro Energy Consultants is nationally embarking on a month-long "Breathe Green & Easy" campaign focused on increasing indoor air quality awareness to consumers and communities … Read more ›

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Greater Chicagoland Chapter of NARI Provides Top 10 Remodeling Resolutions

If you’re considering a major investment like a kitchen re-do, room addition or bathroom renovation, it’s crucial to research candidates scrupulously. The goal is to … Read more ›

Valentine's Day and Easter gifts at A Walk N' Thyme - State Street Market Shops, Elgin
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Valentine's Day gifts at A Walk N' Thyme, State Street Market Shops Elgin

A Walk N' Thyme (shop #7) at State Street Market Shops in Elgin has new Valentine's Day gifts for that special someone in your life. … Read more ›