Prep Your Garden and Patio for Spring

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 09:54
Spring fever is starting to settle in and it's time to start thinking about your home's landscape, landscape design and landscape maintenance.  Houzz.com asks -  is your outdoor space ready for warmer spring weather?  It will be with this collection of elegant planters, garden essentials and decor, and outdoor furniture. See all the picks…

Recipe Thursday - Herbed Quinoa

Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:40
Quinoa is a great ancient whole grain that is nutty and protein-packed. A simple dressing and some chopped herbs are enough to turn this grain into a hearty accompaniment for fish, chicken or meat.   Herbed Quinoa Ingredients 2 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken stock1/4 cup fresh lemon juice1 1/2 cups quinoa Dressing:1/4…
The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum situated on nine islands and featuring 26 display gardens and surrounded by four natural habitats: McDonald Woods, Dixon Prairie, Skokie River Corridor, and Lakes and Shores.  On February 13th the Orchid Show opens.  TripAdvisor.com gives it a 5 star rating with…

Is Dirt the New Prozac?

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 08:49
Imagine - you are feeling so depressed that you visit your doctor and request a prescription for a mood elevator.  Instead of writing a prescription for Prozac or a similar antidepressant they advise you to get dirty.  It has been said microbes in dirt tweak the same neurons that are…

10 Creative Ways to Work With a Sloped Lot

Friday, 05 February 2016 10:18
A slanted yard may be challenging, but it also provides opportunities for beauty and fun, says Laura Gaskill a Houzz Contributor.  Gaskill continues, Steep or hilly yards can pose some of the biggest landscaping challenges, but also some of the most beautiful solutions. Make the most of your sloped lot…
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