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Elgin prairie garden in Nature’s Garden magazine

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Pat Hill, a landscape designer who specializes in native gardens, is featured in the summer issue which will be on the stands until July 13.

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Batavia family’s garden in magazine

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The colorful spring-blooming garden of Stephen and Barbara Lewis of Batavia is featured in the spring issue of Deck Patio & Pool, on the newsstands until May 18.

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Garden Bouquets and Beyond

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Read about my friend Suzy Bales’ fabulous new book about how to create enchanting floral arrangements using fresh flowers and foliage from your landscape.

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Dividing hosta

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Here’s a great tip I read in Horticulture magazine.

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10 Tips for Designing Outdoor Kitchens

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Outdoor kitchens are one of the hottest new trends, even in the Midwest. They improve the value of your home (no small thing in this soft real estate market) and create another garden room for you to enjoy. Even in the Midwest with its cold winters, people are building outdoor kitchens to extend the time they spend outside.

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