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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 ›

Rachel Toeppen receives Lorax Award at Garden Club of Mt Prospect May Luncheon from Club President Mary Lange.
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Garden Club of Mt Prospect

Rachel Toeppen receives the Original “Lorax” award at the May 9, 2012 Garden Club of Mt Prospect luncheon by Club President, Mary Lange. The award … Read more ›

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Boy Scout Troop 160 Mulch Sale

Boy Scout Troop 160 is holding a MULCH fundraiser until 5/7/12 5 colors of mulch available for your landscaping needs.Please visit our website at www.troop160.nwsc.org/mulch … Read more ›

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It’s Spring Cleaning Time…Why Not Clean Up Your Home Audio and Video Experience?

As spring arrives, many people are preparing themselves for a thorough purge of their unneeded, outdated household items. Perhaps the items that cause the most … Read more ›

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Alliance Bakery’s Betsy Yagunic Wins Regional Cake Decorating Contest Best of the “Cake Elite” Takes Top Tier during Chicago Flower & Garden Show

CHICAGO (March 18, 2012) – You might call Betsy Yagunic of Alliance Bakery the “buttercream of the crop.” The pastry designer won top honors for … Read more ›

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Chicago’s Green Rooftops Lead to Eco-Friendly Beautification in 2012

Chicago, IL. March 15th, 2012 – As spring quickly approaches, Chicagoans look to take advantage of environmentally-friendly landscape enhancements for their urban properties. Green rooftops … Read more ›

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Prepare for Spring – It’s Around the Corner!

Chicago, IL. March 8th, 2012: Your home’s curb appeal is just as important as your interior décor and personal style. With spring just around the … 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 ›

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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 ›