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3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

Students at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, and sell them at the school's farm stand. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Garden At School For Troubled Youth Provides Calming Influence

For the past five years, spring and summer for students at Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy has been garden time – a chance to learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, harvest them, and eat them.

07/19/2013

Stack of cash (CBS)

McHenry Man Dies 2 Years After Finding $150K In His Garden

The McHenry County man who found $150,000 in his vegetable garden two years ago – and was fighting off other claims to the cash- has died, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

07/02/2013

Small Backyard Garden

Overnight Frost Causes Damage To Chicago Gardens

Tomatoes by the thousands bit the compost overnight due to a combination of impatience and cold weather. WBBM’s John Cody has more.

05/13/2013

Stack of cash (CBS)

Liquor Store Owner Makes Claim On Cash Found In McHenry Man’s Garden

It has been a year and a half since a McHenry man found tens of thousands of dollars in cash in his garden; and as he and two other people wind their way through the courts to claim it, one of them is telling more about how he lost thousands of dollars – instead of a bug.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2013

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Winter Break Guide To The Botanic Garden

This time of year–winter break after Christmas–most of the parents I know are in search of two things: a way to entertain the troops that does not include TV, and a little warmth. Last year we discovered the wonders of a place that offers both when we ventured to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Since our first trip there, we’ve since become much more acquainted, so here’s a little guide to the garden with kids during the winter.

12/27/2012

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Chicago Botanic Garden: HallowFest

Looking for the perfect Halloween celebration for the kids? Check out what Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer…

10/18/2012

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

McHenry County Man May Get To Keep Money Found In Garden

A McHenry County man is growing closer to collecting more than $100,000 found in his garden.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Chicago Botanic Garden

Spring Flower Shows

After a long cold winter, nothing can brighten your day like the bright colors of spring flowers. Even if it’s still a little chilly outside, these indoor gardens and show promise you a blooming good time. In addition to being able to view unique and beautiful plants, at some shows you’ll have the chance to talk to the growers, purchase the latest gardening supplies and pick up a few plants or flowers for your home.

03/17/2012

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Man Finds More Than $100,000 In Bags In Garden

An unemployed construction worker from the far northwest suburbs found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden.

WBBM Newsradio–08/31/2011

Watering

Can You Dig It: Watering Your Garden

When it comes to watering, you just can’t take it for granted – especially in the garden.

CBS 2–08/12/2011