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How To Naturally Repel Mosquitoes From An Outdoor Living Space Mosquitoes are in full force this Summer! The rainy and cool weather has accelerated the mosquito population to one of the highest levels we have ever experienced. It is aggravating enough to have them buzzing in your ear and causing a bothersome skin irritation, but… Read more »

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Homer Glen’s Annual Earth Day ~ Arbor Day Celebration Visit us this Saturday May 14th at Homer Glen’s annual Earth Day ~ Arbor Day celebration at the Konow Farm. The farm is located at 16849 S. Cedar Road in Homer Glen. The event will begin at 11:00 am and commence at 4:00 pm. It will… Read more »

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Finally warm temperatures are here to stay and you don’t have to worry about that frost. You may think it’s too late to grow all your favorite vegetables from seed but warm May temperatures have made the soil perfect for sowing seeds. Warm soil will allow for fast germination and growing plants. Good choices are… Read more »

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Our visit to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show The 2015 Chicago Flower and Garden Show was spectacular this year! I thought I would share our photo album on this cold snowy day in Spring. I hope this brings a little cheer to your Tuesday! If you did not have a chance to visit the… Read more »

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Start Cold Crops Inside If you haven’t done so already, early March is a good time to start seeds of cold crops such as lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower indoors under lights. By April, you’ll have plants that are ready to be transplanted outside a few weeks before the last frost date. Get… Read more »