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  • Glorious in its sophistication: Inspired by Jens Jensen, Bruce Hochstadter's 12-year-old garden captures contest's top honor

    Glorious in its sophistication: Inspired by Jens Jensen, Bruce Hochstadter's 12-year-old garden captures contest's top honor
    "A native crabapple, a group of violets, a bird bath with a cardinal flower, a virgin's bower clinging to the crabapple, and perhaps a dash of iris or phlox, or lilies if you please, make a garden full of song and poetry." --"Siftings" by landscape...
  • John Moore's garden has it all: great design and plant choices, seating, a pond--and edibles too.

    The object of landscape gardening is to make a picture. The greensward is the canvas, the house or some other prominent point is the central figure, the planting completes the composition and adds the color." -- Liberty Hyde Bailey The renowned...
  • Glory on high: Framing the city skyline with flowers, ornamental grasses and vines, a rooftop gardener wins the top prize in Glorious Gardens '99

    Mayor Daley, there's somebody we'd like you to meet. She's Mary Ellen Rosemeyer, a River North resident who shares your passion for greening up the city. But she's way ahead of you on the rooftop-gardening thing. Mr. Mayor, you're reported to have gotten...
  • Victorious garden: With a great command of plants and space, Claudia Skylar Mastro fills a small urban lot with charm and grace

    You win some, you lose some. Chicago architect Claudia Skylar Mastro won the grand prize in the Glorious Gardens '98 contest with an extraordinary, fanciful landscape in a small urban lot just a few weeks before she was to lose the garden itself. In back...
  • Join the veggie brigade

    Join the veggie brigade
    "I can't wait until spring," says author Bill Alexander. "I miss lettuce. I haven't had any decent lettuce for months." He's not the only one waiting eagerly for the growing season to begin. All signs are that 2009 will be a banner year for vegetable...
  • A natural winner: Gardening with a concern for the environment, Jae Ro creates a thoughtful--and beautiful--masterpiece

    When Jae and Eunice Ro moved into their present home in Northbrook six years ago, the yard was a ho-hum landscape of lawn, shrubs and a few trees. Now a river runs through ita river of flowers. This river runs cool in spring when dramatic stands of...
  • Get started on a veggie garden

    Get started on a veggie garden
    Zig-zagging her cart past the wall of compost manure, around the few brave pots empty and shivering out in the late winter sunlight, Andrea Versenyi arrived, at last, at the root of her night-rousing visions: row upon row of bright, shiny seed packets....
  • Garden smarts for free

    Wish you could get a little more gardening know-how under your belt, but feel reluctant to part with your hard-earned cash to do so? Save your budget for spring planting. We went looking around the Chicago area and found that there's a lot of garden...
  • Bulb basics

    Bulb basics
    Just as plants turn brown and shut down, just as frost hits and the heating season starts, it's time to plant spring flowers. Huh? says the new gardener. But it's true. October is when we start planting spring bulbs -- those onion-looking things that...
  • Learn more

    Want to get started vegetable gardening but feel you need to know more? Here's where to turn. Web sites *"Watch Your Garden Grow" (urbanext.illinois.edu/veggies): The basics of vegetable gardening, from the University of Illinois Extension. Go to...
  • April 21, 2009

    Greg Adamski, Adamski & Conti 312-332-7800 www.adamskiandconti.com *******************************************   Ginger Zee, NBC5 NOT A HEMLINE, A "HEMP-LINE" Exotic, Eco-Luxe Fashions and TV Star Will Headline Special Tea Event WHAT:...