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BIG Perennial Plant Sale

Hardy, LOCALLY Home-Grown Perennials from My Yard to YOURS! Two Days ONLY: Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28 (9 am – 4 pm both … Read more ›

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Do Hunter Douglas Pirouette Blinds Offer Both Light Control & Recycled Green Fabrics?

Now, Just Right Blinds & Shutters a Hunter Douglas Dealer in Wheaton, IL offers the Pirouette window shadings collection that has more than doubled its … Read more ›

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It's your thing-Do what you want to do, Right? Well it Depends.

Ah! Homeownership. I can remember my first apartment. Being saddled with decorating restrictions, the apartment never really felt like it was an expression of our … 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 ›

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Ready for Spring? New Venture Offers West Suburban Homeowners Landscape Renewal in a Matter of Days

CLARENDON HILLS, IL – As spring gets underway, a new company serving homeowners in Chicago’s western suburbs has launched. Specializing in residential landscape renewal, Outdoor … Read more ›

Park district opening garden plots early

Residents with a green thumb can get a jump on planting at their garden plot this year. The Naperville Park District is opening the garden … Read more ›

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Spring Madness Has Hit With Home Remodeling & Design

With early temperatures of warm weather and early blooms of spring flowers, opportunities of remodeling and designing the interiors and exteriors of homes can be … Read more ›

Design Series Weekend, presented by Community First
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Design Series Weekend

Make every room in your home usable space that matches your lifestyle. Bring your ideas, photos and sketches to the Design Series Weekend, April 12-14, … Read more ›

Order eye-catching plants such as this bright butterfly weed from the Forest Preserve District's native-plant sale.
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Now Accepting Orders for Native-Plant Sale in May

Looking for an ecofriendly addition to your home landscape? Then place your order now through April 27 for the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s … Read more ›

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Lyme Disease Prevention: Six Tips from Mosquito Squad Chicago to Know to Eliminate Ticks in Your Own Backyward

For more than 250,000 Americans, the bite of a deer tick meant the start of a life changing disease. Record warm temperatures and a decrease … Read more ›