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  • The Dry Garden: A theatrical low-water landscape rises at Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge

     
    When the Valley Performing Arts Center opens to the public in February, others will convey the thrill of seeing a remarkable new building rise on the campus of Cal State Northridge. My admiration is reserved for the landscape architect who......
  • Place your bets: Which grocery plants will survive?

     
    It's a holiday pop quiz! Which of these plants will most likely live to see another Christmas? Which can survive in a patio pot or flower bed, and which will just end up in the compost bin no matter how......
  • Global warming protesters ramp up with climate talks' failure

     
    The failure of global climate negotiations to slow greenhouse gas emissions is fueling protest movements in the U.S. and other countries, as the effects of sea level rise, longer droughts and stronger storms begin to take a toll. More than......
  • Evanston has new sustainable programs coordinator

     
    Evanston officials recently named Catherine Hurley as new sustainable programs coordinator. Hurley started as coordinator Tuesday, taking over for Carolyn Callopy, who left in August …...
  • Green efforts to be honored

     
    As part of the Village of Schaumburg’s Green Action Plan, residents and businesses are honored for various green efforts. The village is accepting applications for …...
  • The Dry Garden: Best ways to kill your lawn

     
    Most of us know that the environmental toll of ornamental lawn in Southern California makes cigarettes look politically correct. Still, removing a long-tended home lawn takes a meeting of conviction and know-how. The steely inspiration will have to be...
  • A Sip in Time Saves Pines

     
    The Morton Arboretum Recommends Watering Evergreens Now LISLE, IL (November 16, 2010) – As leaves dropped off trees this fall, something else dropped too: soil …...
  • Officials: Elmhurst sewer system OK, except during bad storms

     
    The Elmhurst storm sewer system is capable of handling most storm events, said city officials at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting, but they warned …...
  • Greywater Report looks at wastewater's potential

     
    About 50% of the water used inside U.S. homes can be reused to irrigate landscapes and flush toilets, according to a greywater report released by the Oakland-based Pacific Institute last week. The Overview of Greywater Reuse examined the application of......
  • New governor could use Palm Beach County seat to shake up South Florida Water Management District

     
    Gov.-elect Rick Scott???s first opportunity to potentially change the direction of the South Florida Water Management District comes from filling the Palm Beach County vacancy on the agency???s nine-member board. The governor appoints the members of the...
  • Task force backs Lords Park Zoo proposal

     
    Elgin residents pushing to keep Lords Park Zoo open have won some influential support. The task force studying possible improvements to the 108-acre park that …...