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How Do I Select Summer Flowers from a Florist?

“Many flowers in today’s markets are bred to be long lasting, while others are bred for specific size, color or fragrance”, says Gary Chase, Winfield … Read more ›

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Refresh Your Home for Summer

A lot of people are afraid of color in their décor, says Kelli Ellis Society of American Florists, so a less scary way of introducing … 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 ›

This year's Rose Reception will be held during National Rose Month on the evening of Wednesday, June 27.
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"Season of Roses" Blooming Again at Cantigny

Cantigny Park is again offering a beautiful way to honor someone special with A Season of Roses. The second-year dedication program features seasonal naming rights … Read more ›

Oswego resident Tom Rogers underwent deep brain stimulation to help his essential tremor
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Essential Tremor Patient Regains Independence Following Surgery

For nearly 30 years, Tom Rogers’ left hand would shake when he tried to use it, making even simple tasks such as drinking a glass … Read more ›

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Spring Is In The Air For Home Improvements

Brilliant Event Planning, Inc. is pleased to announce that The DuPage County Home Improvement & Landscaping Expo will be returning to the DuPage County Fairgrounds … Read more ›

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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 ›

Marmo Freeman Maple is an excellent choice in a shade tree for our area.
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Trees: Out with the old, What to plant new?

If you have the misfortune to own a diseased or declining tree, removing it will produce an immediate effect on your landscape. What once was … Read more ›

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More Homeowners Look to Increase Property Value and Home Appearance through Regular Landscape Maintenance

(CHICAGO, IL. February 20th, 2012) – With the American economy rebuilding and more consumers seeking ways to spruce up the look of their homes to … Read more ›

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Present time best ever to buy a home

WHEATON – Unprecedented opportunity in the home real estate market makes the present time the best in many years to buy a home, according to … Read more ›