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  • Nut trees deserve another look for yards and gardens

    Nut trees make great additions to yards and gardens. They provide multi-purpose crops, have attractive blooms and can protect as wind buffers.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Indoor plant displays: built-ins, wall pockets and more

    Imagine stepping into a bathtub, and instead of bathroom tiles lining the wall next to you, there's a fresh vertical garden, lush with bright green fe ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Huntley Fall Fest, Johnny Appleseed, Autumn Ski Jump, Farm Stroll & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. HUNTLEY FALL FEST WHEN: Sept. 23-25 WHERE: D ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Review: Crystal Lake Raue's 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' a charming intellectual comedy

    Walking into Crystal Lake’s Raue Center for the Arts always is a bit of a magical experience for me – I love the way the canopy of stars twinkles its ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County Farm Stroll and Market features 12 farms

    NORTHWEST HERALD After a successful launch last year, the McHenry County Farm Stroll and Market is ...
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Plan and plant now for spring-flowering bulbs

    It’s nearly that time of year when gardeners think of spring – of planting bulbs that are going to bloom then.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Ceramic artists ride design's trend toward the handcrafted small-scale pottery

    Lisa Jones founded her ceramics company, Pigeon Toe, eight years ago with an emphasis on petite pottery pieces like her three-legged “tripot” bowls an ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Cary Main Street Festival, Harvest Fest on the Square, McHenry Uncorked and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. CARY MAIN STREET FESTIVAL WHEN: Noon to 10 p. ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Review: Won over by Paramount's explosive 'Mamma Mia'

    I readily admit the jukebox musical “Mamma Mia!” is not one of my favorites and, coupled with an hour drive to Aurora, the attractiveness of writing t ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 1:05 pm
  • Judith Svalander School of Ballet to host 'Nutcracker' auditions at Woodstock Opera House

    The Judith Svalander School of Ballet wants to give children ages 5 to 7 the chance to appear in "The Nutcracker" at the Woodstock Opera House.
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Beekeepers, growers get financially stung by hive thefts

    Bee rustlers are driving up the cost of one of nature’s sweetest enterprises: Honeybee hives valued at more than $350 apiece are disappearing in large ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • The perfectly flexible guest room

    Hosting houseguests can be a challenge under the best of circumstances. Having a well-designed, private space for them is a huge help, but many homeow ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Shades of Autumn, Saufen Und Spiel, Autumn Art Tour, Rauetoberfest, 2nd Fridays & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. SHADES OF AUTUMN & TRACTORS FOR CHARITY WHEN: ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Review: Marriott's 'How to Succeed' a fun, spirited romp

    A rags-to-riches story basically is the American dream. In the latest classic musical at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, J. Pierrepont Finch goe ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • A grown-up's guide to creating a kid's study space

    When it’s time for kids to go back to school, smart parents know in addition to buying school supplies and lunch ingredients, they need to prepare a d ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 11:36 am
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