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Frigid February temperatures notwithstanding, it's not too early to plan where to send the kids to camp this summer. Throughout the city and the suburbs, a number of museums, botanical gardens and zoos offer hands-on learning experiences built around...
Whether you're a longtime aficionado or have just a passing knowledge or curiosity about bonsai, “Bonsai: A Patient Art” will provide an extraordinary look at this ancient practice. Published by the Chicago Botanic Garden, home to a world-...
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Special to Tribune NewspapersQ. I have had some problems with plant diseases in the past and wanted some advice on how to get them identified. --Tom Hansen, Libertyville A. In order to get an accurate diagnosis of a plant problem, it is important to provide a good sample along with...
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Jack and Denise Gallagher went out for a winter walk, and ended up at an art opening. After a hike at Ryerson Woods near Deerfield they stopped for a drink of water at Brushwood, the headquarters and arts center hub of Friends of Ryerson Woods. And...
Special to Tribune NewspapersDo I need to be worried about winter burn on my evergreens? If so, is there something that I should do to prevent it? — Leo Jackson, Lincolnshire Winter burn is discoloration caused when the leaves or needles of evergreens dry out....
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Special to Tribune NewspapersMy neighbor told me that I have a lot of buckthorn in my garden and that I should remove it. The plants are healthy, and I do not understand why this would be a good idea. — Janice Holt, Kenilworth The buckthorn growing in your garden is a...
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...
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STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
Special to Tribiune NewspapersQ: My Norway maple has lots of black spots on the leaves and they are falling off the tree in large quantity. I am worried that the tree is dying. What is this problem and is there anything that I can do for my tree? -- Bob Winter, Lake Forest A: From...
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2012 COOKING CLASSES AND SCHOOLS Cooking schools — amateur and professional — and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Information was collected from...
Special to Tribiune NewspapersThere are lots of red-and-black bugs crawling around on the side of my house. They do not seem to be eating any plants but I am worried that they may cause a future problem, now that they have found my garden. Is there anything that I should do? -- Bob...
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Special to Tribune NewspapersMy lily-of-the-valley ground cover has spots on the leaves and does not look good. What is this problem, and what can I do about it? — Patrick Swanson, Evanston From your description, it sounds as if your problem is anthracnose, which is a...
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