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  • Fern Room in Garfield Park Conservatory reopens following summer hail storm

    Fern Room in Garfield Park Conservatory reopens following summer hail storm
    The Garfield Park Conservatory took another step Saturday toward recovering from the beating it took at the hands of a powerful summer hail storm.
  • 4 held for robberies citywide

    4 held for robberies citywide
    Four men were in court Sunday charged with separate robberies citywide, including one in which a man brandished a "large machete" to snatch a Lombard woman's purse in the Wrigleyville neighborhood early this morning, prosecutors said. Judge Maria...

    Our Halloween 'how' guide

    Our Halloween 'how' guide
    Here's our quick Halloween “how” guide. First up, how did a holiday that takes its name from a Catholic holy day — All Hallows' Eve, the eve of All Saints' Day — become the day to dress up in costume and ask for candy, tell...

    Sharing plants, safely

    Many plants are easy to share -- maybe too easy. A friend may have mint, lily-of-the-valley or violets to spare because they are aggressive spreaders. Such plants can cause headaches and backaches unless you place them where they can't crowd out...

    Beauty and the plastic beast

    Beauty and the plastic beast
    In the garage, shed or basement of nearly every gardener, you will find stacks of plastic pots. Then there are mulch bags, pesticide and fertilizer bottles, flat trays from six-packs of annuals. We think of our gardening as greening the world, but it...