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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 ›

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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 ›

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 ›

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show Welcomes Group Tours

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Welcomes Group ToursMarch 10-18, 2012 ~ Navy Pier CHICAGO (Feb. 20, 2012) – Group tours are a great way to … 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 ›

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The Northwest Suburbs Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo

Every year homeowners have the opportunity to plan out their home improvement & remodeling needs at The Northwest Suburbs Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo on … Read more ›

Service Alley – Your Source for Home Service Providers

TribLocal is proud to introduce Service Alley, our new home services marketplace website. Service Alley is a place where you can find, evaluate, contact and … Read more ›

Signs of storm damage are visible – and treatable – without leaves on trees. Photo: Bartlett Tree Experts
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Look up! Your trees may be telling you something

Have you looked up into your trees lately? If you’re like most people, once the leaves are down, there doesn’t seem to be much reason. … Read more ›