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Signed in as:
~to EDUCATE the public on the importance of raptors and habitat;
~to PROMOTE the scientific study of free-living raptors;
~to TRAIN raptor handlers, and help improve conditions for all raptors in captivity;
~to help RESOLVE human/raptor conflicts.
Plant America supports the main reason that people say they join a garden club - to learn about gardening!
Known as our gardens natural fireworks.
Ikebana, one of the traditional arts of Japan, has been practiced for more than six hundred years.
"The orchid family includes nearly 900 genera, somewhere between 20,000 and 30,000 species and over 70,000 hybrids or cultivars." The Orchid Family or orchidaceae are the largest family of angiosperms, or flowering plants in the world. Approximately twenty thousand species and nine hundred genera of orchids are known
Everything you need to know about Monarchs in your garden.
There is so much to learn about birds.
They all play there part in which birds are drawn into your area.
People’s Resource Center has served our neighbors in DuPage County since 1975.
PRC meets basic needs, including food, clothing, and rent assistance, and offers skill-building resources, such as literacy classes, job assistance, computer training and art.
There isn't anything better then walking in your backyard and being able to pick a tomatoe or any other vegitable and eat it without worrying about what chemical has been sprayed on it.
Mission: The mission of Bridge Communities is to transition homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and supportive services.
Vision: Our vision is a community where all families are healthy, financially stable, and living in affordable housing.
Values: Each of our core values—Partnership, Empowerment, Integrity, Respect, Hope—apply to everyone involved in Bridge Communities – clients, mentors, program partners, volunteers, donors, board members, staff and community.
Pollinators are animals that transfer pollen to fertilize plants. Many insects and some bats are pollinators. Hummingbirds, Humans can be pollinators as well! Not all plants need pollinators, but about 85 percent of them do. Pollinators are of great value to native plants and agricultural crops. In the United States, more than 150 crop plants require pollinators. Pollinators help insure that we have food to eat.
Who is that in my Garden? Presented by Janie Grillo There are approximately 150 species of butterflies in Illinois, of these 25 - 30 are common in home landscapes. Learn tips for identifying the most common butterflies, and what to plant in order to attract particular species to your yard.
They are usually defined as plants recorded as growing wild in an area at the time that scientific collection began in that area. Other plants are considered introduced. The scope of Wildflowers covers several Midwestern states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin). Plants included on the website are native to one or more of those states (some may also be native to states outside the scope of this website).
They eat misquitos, they fertilize, they polinate!
You’re in the woods with some friends and realise neither of you packed enough food, what’s your first instinct? I certainly wouldn’t panic and neither should you. You are probably armed with tools in your backpack. Combine that with the Earth vast variety of natural foods; you should have little problem in getting nourishment.
Have you opened a n This fragrant, flowering plant has been used since Ancient Greece began using to stop excess bleeding. It is said the Greek hero Achilles used it on his wounds, hence the name. Pioneers and aboriginal people applied this on open wounds and cuts as a poultice made from the leaves to help clot the blood. They also combined fresh yarrow juice with water to help an upset stomach and for intestinal disorders. A tea made from the leaves and stems will act as an astringent. ew location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.
Mushroom hunters discover a variety of delectable fungi throughout much of the year in Illinois. Puffballs, portobellos and morels are among the wild mushrooms growing seasonally in the state. Knowing when each edible species emerges determines when to look for them.