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Archive for May, 2012

Compost Workshop

Learn the science behind mixing yard waste and acceptable food scraps toward creating a nutrient rich garden and lawn on Saturday (May 19) from 1 – 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 – 3 p.m., weather permitting, at SWANCC’s Glenview Transfer Station (1151 N. River Rd., across from Maryville Academy DP). This free workshop has limited space, so registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis by emailing or by calling 847/724-9205

By julie collins on May 18, 2012 Categories: Composting, Gardening, Landscaping

Considering Purchasing a New Car?

Are you in the market for a new car? Have you considered an electric vehicle, or a hybrid? Check out this article from Earth911 to determine which one is right for you: Buying an Electric Vehicle.

By julie collins on Categories: Consumer Choices

Plant Sale at Friendship Conservatory

Get your garden started on Saturday (May 12) from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. when a spring plant sale takes place at Friendship Park Conservatory (395 Algonquin Rd. DP). Posies are the featured flower, but plenty of annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs will be available for sale. Master Gardeners will be on site to answer gardening questions. Admission is free. For more information, call 847/298-3500.

By julie collins on May 10, 2012 Categories: Community, Landscaping