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Home and Garden

Updated 4/2014

Bob Vila – Home improvement tips, including some video demonstrations from the DIY guru.

Chicago Botanic Gardens – Gardening tips, advice on selecting plants and more.

DIY Network – Home and gardening improvement ideas and projects from the Do It Yourself Television Network.

Events & Classes - U of I Extension, Kane County

Home and Garden Television – Decorating, remodeling, gardening, crafts and more.

Hometime – Home improvement and remodeling projects, including video instruction.

Hort Corner from University of Illinois Extension – Advice on plants, gardening, and more from U of I Extension Service.

Illinois Master Gardener Program

Morton Arboretum – More local plants and gardening tips.

Perennials in Focus - Perennials for Chicagoland Gardens

The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum – The “Great Plants” section of this site is recommended by Midwest Living.

This Old House – Site from the venerable PBS program credited with starting the home improvement and do-it-yourself craze.

Old House Journal – Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses from every era.

Rain Garden - plant a small garden which takes advantage of rainfall and stormwater runoff in its design and plant selection, and which can withstand the extremes of moisture and concentrations of nutrients.

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program – Click the Horticulture button and then Gardening Online for a nice list of online gardening resources.