It’s hard to believe, but nearly 400 plants can be poisonous to cats and dogs. Learn from the landscape experts how to protect your animals and your gardens from nosy critters.
Small Landscape Changes That Add Curb Appeal
Don’t underestimate the power of your front yard. Whether you’re dressing it up for potential homebuyers or for your guests, your home deserves a great first impression. Learn how to launch your own home makeover.
Kitchen Designs: Treasured Islands
It’s one of the most important and popular elements in the kitchen, and they tie an entire room together. Learn from the designers about tying together all of the elements of the perfect kitchen island.
Custom-Designed Rooms You Just Can’t Beat
Discover four projects that took a bonus room from plain to amazing. Step inside these cozy home theatres, libraries and bars.
Tranquil, Sustainable New Subdivisions
Forget that boxy, uniform subdivision of years past. Today’s subdivisions combine quiet pastoral scenes and smart urban development to create unique, peaceful retreats. Discover our region’s special new subdivisions.
Home & Garden NEWS & EVENTS
ECC Hosts Manufacturing Job Fair
FROM ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE: ELGIN — Employers ready to hire for full- and part-time manufacturing positions will be available during a job fair on Wednesday, April 24, at Elgin Community…
MCC Foundation Scholarships Available
FROM MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE: CRYSTAL LAKE — The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is offering 39 different scholarships for current and incoming MCC students who will enroll for the…
Granquist Competition Seeks Young Musicians
FROM GENEVA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: GENEVA — Registration has begun for the Granquist Music Competition, the largest music competition in the State of Illinois. This year’s event will be held…