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Gifts of Green

From the earliest history, plants and flowers have been used to console sorrow, congratulate achievement, celebrate victory and confirm friendships. The same flower or plant may convey a different message at different times and in different places. Flowers and plants have been used by people of all ages and genders around the world. There is […]

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Time to Get Growing

As Evanston celebrates its 150 years, there is great interest in growing food. Even with all our excellent farmers’ markets and grocery stores, most people still want to learn and do more. Growing one’s own food is an em-powering, creative activity. Raising something to eat can be great fun and a learning adventure. Anyone who […]