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  • Get out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week

    Get out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week
    Botanic art fair
  • Soilless potting mix works best in container garden

    Soilless potting mix works best in container garden
    Q: I am new to container gardening and would like a suggestion on what soil mix to use in my containers to grow flowers. Any other advice on containers also would be appreciated. — Marsha Jackson, Highwood A: It is best to use a commercial...

    Farmers markets: Northern Cook county

    Farmers markets: Northern Cook county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY French Market in Winnetka 4-8:30 p.m., June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30, Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road at Gage Street. Northbrook 7 a.m.-1 p....

    Persistence is key in eliminating invasive plant

    Q: I have a very aggressive plant that is spreading in my shaded garden. A friend thought it might be goutweed. How big of a problem might this plant be in the future, and what should I do about it? — Amy Jackson, Wilmette A: Goutweed...

    CSO receives $32 million in foundation gifts, the largest in its history

    CSO receives $32 million in foundation gifts, the largest in its history
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced at its board meeting Thursday afternoon that two Chicago philanthropic institutions, the Zell Family Foundation and the Negaunee Foundation, have given the parent body of the Chicago Symphony...