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Punished for growing native plants in Chicago

December 30, 2012 Why is the City of Chicago fining people for growing native plants? I got a couple of surprises last week. The first was when the Fastest Talking Woman in Horticulture, Jennifer Brennan, walked into the studio with … Continue reading

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Keeping natural areas safe and your holiday plants alive

November 25, 2012 Illinois environmental issues: the good news and the bad news First, the bad news… I received notices about two environmental battles this week–all on the same day, ironically. I’ll start with the bad news first. Tracy Yang … Continue reading

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Bringing Nature to DuPage County

October 14, 2012 Welcome to “Home Grown National Park” Has it really been four years since author Doug Tallamy was on my show? He and I were both pretty flabbergasted when we realized that was indeed the case. Regardless of … Continue reading

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