It’s a brand new year, and we’re ready to freshen up our homes. Even if major projects aren’t in the budget, there are plenty of ways to give ourselves a lift and put our digs in tip-top condition. Here are a few simple ideas.
‘Professor Lonnie’ Explains Flooring 101
Flooring has changed dramatically over the past decade or so, with an amazing array of new technologies and products for your home. Lonnie Presson, owner of Lonnie’s CarpetMax, points out the best.
The drought’s taking a toll on our landscape, but what about those native plants that love this weather? Here are some hearty varieties of reliable trees that love our wild Midwestern weather.
Island Dreams: Maximize Your Central Kitchen
The kitchen island comes in many shapes and sizes, and makes an oasis for our busy kitchens. Here are some things to remember for creating your dream island.
15 Plants Worth Knowing & Growing
It’s finally time to make our gardens look beautiful and colorful. NWQ’s nursery experts suggest some of this year’s delightful new plants and some time-tested favorites that will keep your gardens looking lush all season.
Home & Garden NEWS & EVENTS
Jerry Paulson Exits as NLI Director
FROM NATURAL LAND INSTITUTE: ROCKFORD — Hundreds of people from all over Illinois and as far away as Washington D.C. attended Natural Land Institute’s Annual Dinner on March 19, 2013…
Celebrate Easter in the Old Northwest Territory
Looking for a church service or an Easter celebration to visit this weekend? Here is a small sampling of events.
Discover a New Career at RVC Health Care Fair
FROM ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE: ROCKFORD — Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2013 will mark the tenth time in the last thirteen years that Rock Valley College and the…