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  • Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka

    Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka
    A cougar may have been sighted near the Skokie River in Winnetka,following similar reports earlier this summer on the North Shore, police say. The animal was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Willow Road, near the village’s public...
  • Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka

    Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka
    Police in north suburban Winnetka are investigating a possible cougar sighting near the Erickson Forest Preserve. The unconfirmed sighting Monday night near the 1300 Block of Willow Road follows reliable reports of a cougar in suburban Glencoe just a...
  • Botanic Garden unveils perennial project

    Botanic Garden unveils perennial project
    The 10-month project that uses native plants to knit the soil surrounding the garden's North Lake into a firm, erosion-resistant mixture that also enhances the habitat for animal life. The Chicago Botanic Garden recently unveiled the largest perennial...
  • Retirement perks cost towns millions

    Retirement perks cost towns millions
    Lax pension rules are costing suburban taxpayers millions of dollars by allowing job perks and hefty pay hikes to inflate retirement checks for local leaders, the Tribune has found. In Glencoe, a free Jeep, bonuses and other perks to an outgoing parks...
  • Will Facebook kill literature's 'leave the past behind' themes?

    Will Facebook kill literature's 'leave the past behind' themes?
    Behind every American coming-of-age story stands a single passage, in which George Willard, Sherwood Anderson's alter-ego, sits in a carriage of the B&O railroad, waiting to leave Winesburg, Ohio: The young man, going out of his town to meet the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plant by numbers

    Every fall we wade through drifts of colorful leaves? But do we know which trees provided the fall art and ambience? Here's a guide to some of the fall beauties most often found on Chicago sidewalks, along with information on growing the trees and...
  • Yes, you can make a garden

    You've got most of the boxes unpacked and the bedrooms painted. The new house is starting to feel like it's yours. But what about the yard? Is it foreign territory? Maybe you're moving from a downtown high-rise and you've never had a blade of grass to...
  • Thank you to our Supporters

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  • Resources for new vegetable gardeners

    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...