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A few deer-resistant plants for the Barrington, Illinois area

A few deer-resistant plants for Barrington, IL gardeners

A few notes from the 2012 Mid America Horticulture Trade Show

Did you know that adding wood mulch to your planting beds every year can cause a lack of nitrogen in your soil? A better alternative is composted leaf mulch. Composted mulch will improve the soil structure as well as increasing biological activity and diversity. Roy Diblik of Northwind Perennial Farm encouraged garden designers to embrace […]

Fall Twice as Nice Event October 9, 2011

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The Quintessential Barrington, July/August 2011 issue covered our Spring Twice as Nice Event!  Several of Sally’s wonderful photos (Sally Roeckell at of beautiful children were included.  We so appreciate everyone who joined us!! We look forward to seeing you at our Fall Twice as Nice event which will be held here on October 9, 2011. […]

Every Green Plant mentioned in U.S. News article…

How to Position Yourself to Change Careers Here’s how to prepare for a successful job transition By ALEXIS GRANT Posted: May 24, 2011 Unhappy with your job? Want to find work that’s more fulfilling, better paying, or more family-friendly? More people than ever, it seems, want to change jobs or switch industries. That’s partly a […]