Archive for March, 2012
They don’t like
heavy feeding, so use fertilizer sparingly. For best results, make sure to select
varieties that tolerate our heat and humidity!
City of Chicago is now offering rebates of up to 50% on native plants, rain barrels and compost bins.
to announce the 2012 return of the Chicago Sustainable Backyards Program! Through this program, your constituents can receive rebates of up to 50% on trees, native plants, rain barrels and compost bins purchased at local retailers. They can also learn more about how to make their yards more sustainable by attending a workshop or reviewing the educational resources available at http://www.cityofchicago.org/rainbarrel.
Come to this event to find out exactly what you as an individual can do. Help us save this neighborhood icon!
People who live in Latin America, India, Africa or Asia, rarely eat a meal that doesn’t include Chile Peppers. In fact, some folks travel with their own supply of homemade, signature hot sauce!
One of the easiest ways to make a good garden even better is to set a comfortable bench in a secluded corner. Just having a place to sit transforms an ordinary patch of flowers into a quiet contemplative refuge. So when I was looking for a simple bench, I remembered hearing about a…
A couple of plumbers discovered the orange dye they used to detect leaks and illegal discharges of sewage into the Chicago River turned the water that Irish green that’s so ubiquitous this time of year.
It’s back to the drawing board for the Chicago Police Department’s plans to build an outdoor firing range on the Southeast side, thanks to a pair of bald eagles who decided to call the proposed site home