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Horticulture

Imagine warmth: Dream about adding a greenhouse

Imagine warmth: Dream about adding a greenhouse

Now is not the time of year for sowing, unless it's sowing an idea: As the weather turns colder and the landscape becomes washed in grays and browns, imagine a retreat, an oasis of lush greenery and brightly colored flowers suffused in warm, moist air.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago Flower & Garden Show takes fashionista turn

Chicago Flower & Garden Show takes fashionista turn

As the "Hort Couture" theme suggests, the 10-day petal-rama, running through March 18 at Navy Pier, reflects the inspiration of fashion on gardening.

March 14, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show takes fashionista turn

Chicago Flower & Garden Show takes fashionista turn

Mother Nature sashays down the runway at the 18th Chicago Flower and Garden Show. As the "Hort Couture" theme suggests, the 10-day petal-rama, previewing Friday and based through March 18 at Navy Pier, reflects the inspiration of fashion on gardening.

March 07, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Become a Lake County Master Gardener

CROWN POINT | Do you love gardening - and sharing your knowledge of plants with others?

December 21, 2011 12:00 am
Living art: Bonsai teaches lifelong lessons

Living art: Bonsai teaches lifelong lessons

More than 45 years ago, Ivan Watters began styling bonsai after being injured and no longer able to play a violin.

August 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Todd McWethy: A 21st-Century Farmer

Todd McWethy: A 21st-Century Farmer

Disappointed when his grandfather, a Chicago ball bearing manufacturer, sold his Three Oaks farm, Todd McWethy, though only 8 years old, dreamed of buying it back.

April 18, 2011 12:00 am
Backlit orchids

Backlit orchids

Backlit orchids

March 01, 2011 2:15 pm
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