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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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Free Workshop for Homeowners Associations on Maintaining Subdivision Stormwater and Drainage Systems

Those detention ponds, drainage swales, wetlands and natural areas in your subdivision are important components of a designed stormwater drainage system. A free workshop for … 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 ›

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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 ›

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 ›

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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 ›