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  • 'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy

     'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy
    Life became different the instant Kerry Ann Mendez's husband broke his neck in a 2011 accident. Topping the list of changes: a full-time job with benefits for Mendez and a new role helping her husband with his physical challenges. Somewhere further down...
  • Swimming preview: Bigger numbers could bolster Burbank, Burroughs squads

    In a Pacific League that features perennial favorite Crescenta Valley High and other solid programs, the Burroughs and Burbank swimming teams have found the going rough the past few years. However, with sizable turnouts and some renewed interest in both...
  • 'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology

     'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology
    Maria Zampini has spent a lifetime in the garden industry. She's a fourth-generation nursery person whose family had a destination garden center in Ohio for more than 30 years. She's also the president and owner of UpShoot, a horticultural marketing...
  • Tips: 8 winter home maintenance to dos

    Mid-winter is a good time to check for ways to reduce home energy consumption and prevent appliance and equipment breakdowns. Here are eight home maintenance tips to improve energy efficiency and keep appliances and heating systems running well. •...
  • Crown Point's Mihailo Bradash has wide range of interests off the mat

    It's probably true, too. "He just might be the most interesting man in Crown Point wrestling," Bulldogs coach Scott Vlink said after his team captured its 12th straight sectional title on Saturday. Vlink was referring to Mihailo Bradash, a wrestler with...
  • Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?

    Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?
    I'm a stickler for proper identification. I understand not everyone is a stickler and I appreciate that. I fall somewhere in the middle between hard-core birder and recreational birding enthusiast. Still, it's important to have the proper names but I've...
  • Tips: Plan Now for a Bountiful Harvest this Season

    It's hard to believe, but soon plants will be moving into the garden centers and dreams of a beautiful and productive garden will be filling your head. Many gardeners however find that when it comes to putting plans down on paper, they freeze. Perhaps...
  • Northlake seniors grow food in water

    Outside, the temperature is in the teens, but the sunshine that seeps through the glass panes of the rooftop structure make it seem more like the 70s. Inside are rows and rows of tiny plants on white tables with grooves. A pump periodically sends water...
  • Hobby Lobby store likely coming to Deerfield

    Hobby Lobby store likely coming to Deerfield
    Go ahead and cross-stitch it on a pillow – Hobby Lobby is headed to Deerfield. Though it's not official quite yet, on Monday night, Deerfield trustees accepted a recommendation to approve the plan for a new 51,000-square-foot Hobby Lobby in the...
  • Tips: Three Creative Ideas for Winter Entertaining and Parties

    The look of your party can be just as important as its other elements. So go above and beyond a plain table setting. Set the mood for your party and provide a striking visual to accompany the feast by creating a thematic "tablescape." The experts at...
  • Manchester Neighborhood Academy offers free spring classes

    Manchester Neighborhood Academy offers free spring classes
    If you're looking to become healthier, be more creative, or to put a child in an enrichment activity, the Manchester Neighborhood Academy has all you need this spring. The organization is offering free classes in the areas of youth development, civic...