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Gardening

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  • Boulder Hill resident looks back to 'lost art' of gelatin treats

    Boulder Hill resident looks back to 'lost art' of gelatin treats
    Boulder Hill resident Mary Wolf recently assembled a multi-layer gelatin salad using what she calls "the lost art of Jell-O." Using gelatin in cooking has been happening for over a century and was very popular during the Victorian era. But the process...
  • Morton Arboretum's Nicole Cavender talks trees, in time for Arbor Day

     Morton Arboretum's Nicole Cavender talks trees, in time for Arbor Day
    For many Chicagoans, The Morton Arboretum in Lisle is a green oasis, its canopied trails beckoning visitors for decades. But for Nicole Cavender, Morton's vice president of science and conservation, the 1,700-acre arboretum is much more than a wondrous...
  • Grow lovely lettuces in your own garden

    Lettuce is such an easy vegetable to grow that I shudder when paying $2 or $3 a head at the grocery store during the winter months. Compared to most other vegetables, it is seldom bothered by insects or diseases, and nothing is quite like going out to the...
  • Cook's garden saves money, builds freshness into your cooking

     Cook's garden saves money, builds freshness into your cooking
    Imagine the satisfaction of walking to your deck or backyard garden, still in your pajamas perhaps, and picking the ingredients for tonight's dinner of Mexican or Italian favorites. It's totally doable. Skip a trip to the grocery store and plant a few...
  • Botanic Garden kicks off spring with Antiques, Garden and Design show

    One sure sign of spring is the the arrival of the Chicago Botanic Garden's Antiques, Garden and Design show. This year features a new name (the show was previously known as the Antiques and Garden Fair) and some first-time vendors. "We felt that after 14...
  • Can you dig it? Festival will showcase gardening and music

    Can you dig it? Festival will showcase gardening and music
    The Friends of Marion Baysinger Memorial Library will host Garden Fest 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 756 W. Broad St., Groveland. There will be a gardening demonstration and floral arranging presentation by Kim E's Flowers....
  • Community News for Manchester edition

    Watkinson's student signs Letter of Intent to American International College MANCHESTER – On Monday, April 13, Tianna Conway '15 of Manchester signed the Letter of Intent to officially become a Division II student-athlete at American...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Hall Memorial Library events ELLINGTON - Escape from April Showers by attending one (or more!) of these events at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St. On Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m., Arnie Pritchard will present his program This Business of Fighting....
  • Community News for Enfield Edition

    East Windsor Parks and Recreation summer jobs EAST WINDSOR - The East Windsor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for applicants interested in working in the Snack Bar/Gatehouse, as a Camp Counselor, as a Lifeguard, as well as Water Safety...
  • Green living fun at Earth Day events

    An edible plant wall. A Green Kid Garden with hourly storytelling and a music circle. Live entertainment on the Earth Music Stage, and nonstop activities, talks and demonstrations. They'll all be part of the second annual Florida Earth Festival 2015...
  • Worth Noting: Local authors part of multi-author book signing

    The Rev. Angela M. Gracey of Laurel will be one of many authors signing books Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 15455 Emerald Way in the Bowie Town Center, during a multi-author book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gracey will be signing copies of her book...