Tag Archives: Illinois Extension

Chicken tours and lawn cures

September 16, 2012 Ladies and Gentlemen, start your chickens! I don’t care how seriously other people take them, I still think that chickens are funny. And the best part of covering the annual Windy City Coop Tour is that I … Continue reading

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Of pride parades, shifting hardiness zones and vulnerable honey bees

June 19, 2011 Mike and Heather broadcast with Pride next week If you like fun and you like parades, there’s no better place to be on the final Sunday in June than on Halsted, Broadway, or one of the neighboring … Continue reading

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Changing the world one community garden at a time

June 5, 2011 “Green on McLean” changes the world As I sit here writing this entry, I’m trying to come up with the right words for what happened last Monday at the corner of McLean and St. Louis in my … Continue reading

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