Archive for October 2011

Lincoln Park Zoo: Where the Native Things Are

Lincoln Park Zoo: Where the Native Things Are
The Lincoln Park Zoo, home to wild and exotic animals, is an unorthodox leader in conservation of native plants, animals and insects in Chicago, but with the opening of the Nature Boardwalk at the Lincoln Park Zoo it is becoming just that. After an 18 month renovation that saw the south pond drained and dredges... Read more »

Corny Chicago Gardening

Corny Chicago Gardening
I’ve grown corn in the garden before, not to eat it but or the decoration. Since corn is so subsidized in America it doesn’t seem prudent to grow it for sustenance in a small urban garden when you can buy it for 10 cents an ear at the grocery store or the fruit and vegetable... Read more »
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