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  • Learning to Grow: Commonly asked questions from the help desk

    One of the many services that University of Illinois Extension master gardeners provide for Kane County is our help desk. Homeowners can call or come ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Are we spinning in an alternate universe?

    I’ve got nothing. Not a darned thing. Nothing funny or moving or witty or wise to give you this week. Sorry. 
    June 26, 2016 - 8:41 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Sensational seasonal fruit desserts

    No matter the season, fresh fruits offer home cooks a perfect opportunity to get creative in the kitchen.
    June 23, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Smile! Janet's Cooking: Jericho Road and Roberta Scott’s Bunsteads

    Through third grade, I lived in the country, on Jericho Road, just east of Ashe Road in Sugar Grove. Kids in my class called me “Bucky Bear” because o ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learning To Grow: Grafting – a gardening ancient wonder

    People have been playing with the nature of plants for millennia. Most of the plants we know so well were created as hybrids of plants that grew wild. ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Human Library event to take place June 24-25 in Geneva

    I’m not unique. I’m just another mom who wants a peaceful world for her children. So when I stumbled upon the Human Library concept last June, I just ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:51 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Family recipes from southern Italy, Sicily

    Many professional chefs without hesitation cite the debt they owe to their grandmothers for stirring their interest in the culinary arts.
    June 13, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Learning to Grow: Making a pollinator-friendly garden

    Who among us doesn’t enjoy watching butterflies flit from flower to flower, drinking nectar? If you want to promote these and other pollinators in you ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Dishin' out household chores and yard work

    The dishes needed to be done. I was up to my eyeballs in stuff-I-had-to-do, so I told Noah to work it out with his sister. 
    June 11, 2016 - 7:34 am
  • Good Natured: Is there really a 'milkshake' on that driveway?

    The woman’s voice quavered in agitation as she described her predicament.“I have a milkshake on my d ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am