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Gardening

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  • Plant sale roundup for gardeners in Chicago and suburbs: Time to shop!

     Plant sale roundup for gardeners in Chicago and suburbs: Time to shop!
    Gardeners, we know you're ready to garden. But are you ready to shop? Following is a roundup of plant sales throughout the Chicago area and suburbs — and beyond. Sales are listed chronologically. A few pointers: Keep in mind that almost all...
  • Environmental efforts grow at Jeans School

    Environmental efforts grow at Jeans School
    Digging in the dirt is always fun for kids. When it has a purpose, it's all the better. Students at Jeans Elementary School pulled grass and weeds, dug holes, and planted flowers and plants all in the name of nature April 22 as the school celebrated...
  • Get a scrape while gardening? Treat it with medicine made from plants

    Plant-derived medicines from @BoironUSA ease muscle pain, sunburn and more. Mountain daisies and marigolds star in natural medicines that are ideal for gardeners. Determined to make the most of warmer months, many of us plant ourselves in the garden...
  • 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 Instructor. Applicants must be 16 years of age and...
  • Community News for Enfield edition

    Student Educates and Advocates During Autism Awareness Month ENFIELD - Hollis Burt, a sixth-grader at the Enfield Montessori School, organized and facilitated presentations designed to inform students and faculty at his school about autism and its...
  • Enter the 'Mount Dora Has Talent' competition

    The City of Mount Dora will have auditions for "Mount Dora Has Talent" competition from 6 to 8 p.m. April 30 and 10 a.m. to noon May 9 at the Mount Dora Community Building, 520 N. Baker St. The contest is open to Mount Dora residents. There will be...
  • Flower series blooms with daffodils

    Flower series blooms with daffodils
    Many things can kill a daffodil -- too much moisture and wind, clumsy trimming, alkaline soil. For novice gardeners, experts at the Chicago Botanic Garden can help protect your lemony perennials and save the garden. Competitive daffodil-growers and...
  • Make Illinois a rest stop for Monarch butterflies

    Make Illinois a rest stop for Monarch butterflies
    A highway commissioner from Chicago Heights and an Illinois Garden Club official from Frankfort have joined forces in a statewide campaign to provide "rest stops" for Monarch butterflies on roadsides and back yards. The population of the Monarch...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Optimists Volunteers 18 and older are needed to help with the organization's youth-based programs, which include sports, Scouts, camps, charitable campaigns, teaming youth with law enforcement agencies and more. Information: 410-268-5878 or...
  • Gardens full of ideas on show in Mar Vista tour

    Mandatory water restrictions may be prompting gardeners to have second thoughts about their thirsty gardens and lawns, but for the homeowners in the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase on April 25, water conservation is a way of life. Curious about drip...
  • Container gardening know-how: Horticulture specialist shares tricks of the trade

     Container gardening know-how: Horticulture specialist shares tricks of the trade
    Trends come and go in gardening. Remember when you couldn't run through a neighbor's flower bed without tripping over a gazing ball? But for decades now, container gardens have been a mainstay in the landscape. And with advances in technology, it's...