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Consider more landscapes, and less lawn: beneficial not just in less humdrum lawn, but better for habitat (less chems).

Interesting article and numbers in this NYT article:By Ronda KaysenSpring is here, and that means millions of Americans will soon ...

Witch-hazels: an overlooked shrub group

The Witch-hazels are a fascinating group belonging to the family Hammemalis: found on several continents including North America with the ...

The newest Illinois state champion tree: the lg. 200 year old Cottonwood near Byron Il. (plus the previous state champ…the giant bald cypress of the Shawnee, est to be nearly 1250 yrs old)

The Champ- a huge, two-stemmed Cottonwood (Champ trees are determined by their height, trunk circumference, and crown spread (points x ...

Native trees of Illinois: The Famous White oak of McNab Illinois. The State Champion oak tree – and what a tree it is!

An incredible specimen. And the photo does not do justice. This White Oak (native to Illinois and the Midwest ) ...

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