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  • LaGrange Highlands students dig into garden project

    LaGrange Highlands students dig into garden project
    A little dirt under fingernails and in shoes didn't deter a gung-ho group of gardeners April 11 at a LaGrange Highlands school. Students, staff and parents rolled up their sleeves to build 10 raised beds in several shapes and sizes at Highlands...
  • 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...
  • Worth Noting: Race honors memory of former Bowie High student

    Worth Noting: Race honors memory of former Bowie High student
    The fourth annual Chuck Pacholkiw Memorial Scholarship 5K race/walk will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday with the start and finish at the Bowie High School Track. The event has been set up to honor the memory and accomplishments of BHS Class of 2005...
  • Glastonbury Is Organizing A Pumpkin-Growing Contest

    Glastonbury Is Organizing A Pumpkin-Growing Contest
    GLASTONBURY — David Ahlgren journeys to Maine each fall for the annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta. Events include underwater giant pumpkin-carving, giant pumpkins being dropped on junk cars, and a giant pumpkin catapult. So he figured,...
  • Retail Therapy: Reap (fun) and sow for Earth Day

    Hug the planet: Celebrate Earth Day at a family-friendly event from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the District at Tustin Legacy. Enjoy activities for all ages, food samples, giveaways, contests, music and more. Information: thedistricttl.com. Make a...
  • Yorktown Garden stroll, ecoFest, Historic Garden Week and 20,000-square-foot dream home

    Yorktown's Hidden Treasures Garden Stroll and Plant Sale offers visitors tours of five private gardens on Friday-Saturday, April 24-25 in Historic Yorktown Village. The 10 a.m.-4 p.m. event includes artwork by local artists and students. Indoor and...
  • Of family, gardens and impermanence

    Grant Hier stands before a tree in his vegetation-heavy frontyard, holding up a copy of his new book and trying to match its cover to the spot on the trunk that is captured in the photo. The Chinese lace elm, planted by Hier's maternal grandmother more...
  • Love where you live: Dear Diary

    Dear Diary, I'd like to put down in writing how very lucky Park Ridge is! I know it's well past the month of March where we talk about the luck o' the Irish, but I just had to journal about all the great green things happening in and around Park Ridge...
  • Drought provides opportunity for L.A. to get gray water right

    Drought provides opportunity for L.A. to get gray water right
    Not just during drought but even in times of normal precipitation, there is something absurd about taking precious drinking water — imported at great cost from environmentally fragile areas hundreds of miles away, pumped over the mountains using...
  • Voodoo Lily Another Stinky Landscape Flower

    Voodoo Lily Another Stinky Landscape Flower
    Stinky flowers seem to be popular this week with the opening of the carrion flower in the Rollins College Greenhouse. It only lasted about a day but it lived up to its name briefly as residents passed by to get a whiff. What is commonly referred to as the...
  • Five events around Florida, April 17-19

    Five events around Florida, April 17-19
    Tallahassee: The Southern Shakespeare Festival, at The Capital City Amphitheater at Cascades Park, promotes the arts and knowledge of the Elizabethan era on April 17-19. Starting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and Sunday, the festival offers entertainment,...