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Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Art pieces found around the 5-acres of the Weirich's gardens.

September 26, 2013 8:00 am
Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Foliage found around the Lake Cliff Gardens.

September 26, 2013 8:00 am
Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

The tropical garden room is just one of many in the series of gardens on the 5-acres surrounding an 1840s farmhouse.

September 26, 2013 8:00 am
Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Barbara Weirich is a trained artist, so everything in the Lake Cliff Gardens is planned out and is in it's place on purpose.

September 26, 2013 8:00 am
Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Gardens on the Lake: Meticulous planning and detail produce living artwork

Barbara Weirich does extensive research to find the plants she wants for the living masterpiece, which is her yard.

September 25, 2013 8:00 am
Arts and Crafts revival home channels nature's luxury

Arts and Crafts revival home channels nature's luxury

From the first step inside this home, you can feel the energy - a vibrancy reflecting the couple who live here. Their renovation of this "fixer-upper" in Michiana Shores, Ind., was clearly driven by fearless imagination.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Foraging dinner

Foraging dinner

Nancy Pennell, one of the founders of the Porter County Herb Society, and Dave Hamilla, a former chef who teaches classes in cooking wildcrafted foods, discuss the menu, featuring ingredients the group members picked the day before.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Greens

Greens

Foraged greens are pictured.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Grilling salmon

Grilling salmon

Pauline Engels grills salmon for the herb society dinner.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Mushroom Soup

Mushroom Soup

Eight varieties of mushrooms are used in this soup.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Foraging dinner

Foraging dinner

Members of the Porter County Herb Society display a salad they made for a recent dinner.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Open House

Open House

Taking a battered wood work bench with an attached wood vise that homeowner Jack Slubowski found, Andy Brown, owner of Hearthwoods Custom Furniture Designs in Lakeside, restored the piece and it now serves as a buffet accompanied by the nine-foot-long dining table Brown built from reclaimed lumber.

September 17, 2012 12:00 pm
Open House

Open House

The home belonging to Kathy Wirtz and her husband Jack Slubowski, who worked with Stephanie Grill, co-owner of Harbor Town Interiors in downtown St. Joseph, took a myriad of salvaged materials and objects, creating a reclaimed industrial-style chic that includes vintage wire egg baskets wire…

September 17, 2012 12:00 pm
Open House

Open House

Kathy Wirtz and Jack Slubowski wanted their riverfront home in the Hideaway at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan, to be comfortable and perfect for entertaining. The casual decor found in this guest bedroom makes it the perfect place for friends and family to stay when visiting.

September 17, 2012 12:00 pm
Good Eats

Good Eats

Tasting at American Spoon in Saugatuck, which specializes in products made from Michigan fruits, honeys and veggies.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am
Good Eats

Good Eats

At the Olive Mill, samples of olive oils and vinegars come in barrel kegs, labeled with information about the product and ideas for how to use it in cooking.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am
Good Eats

Good Eats

Hickory Pit Authentic Southern BBQ

September 14, 2012 12:00 am
Foraging in the Michigan Wild, Somewhere near Wyncroft

Foraging in the Michigan Wild, Somewhere near Wyncroft

After a day of foraging, the participants gather for a feast that includes toasted brioche with a slice of foie gras, pickled onions and fresh greens picked from the woods that day including sprigs of garlic mustard then topped with a blueberry conserve.

July 29, 2012 4:00 pm
Foraging in the Michigan Wild, Somewhere near Wyncroft

Foraging in the Michigan Wild, Somewhere near Wyncroft

After a day of foraging, the participants gather for a feast.

July 29, 2012 4:00 pm
Educating Winemakers: Where Artistry Meets Agriculture

Educating Winemakers: Where Artistry Meets Agriculture

After a day of foraging a couple of Springs ago in southwestern Michigan, the participants gather for a feast. Shown, on left, is Jim Lester, the owner of Wyncroft Winery, with Ryan Stetins, who at that time was front of the house manager at Charlie Trotter's in Chicago in the last months be…

July 29, 2012 4:00 pm
Fine Designs

Fine Designs

The Tall Dark and Handsome at Nantucket Baking Company in Grand Rapids is a mouth-watering dessert. It offers two layers of chocolate and one of vanilla cheesecake layer covered with dark chocolate mousse. The entire cake is iced in chocolate butter cream and then topped with ganache.

September 14, 2011 12:00 am
Look at the past

Look at the past

Other peeks at farm life includes the chance of milking cows, horse-driven wagon rides, climbing aboard the Model T and Model A trucks parked in the garages (but be careful and look out for the cats).

June 11, 2011 12:00 am
Quaint town offers a history lesson

Quaint town offers a history lesson

Drier's Meat Market has done little to update its image, preferring the charm of the early 1900s.

November 05, 2010 11:51 am
Lavender martini

Lavender martini

So elegant, with a slight floral aftertaste: A refreshing lavender martini, which owes a triple debt to Triple Sec, cherry juice, and a drop of Essential Lavender Oil.

August 05, 2010 12:00 am
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