Going Green

A Crusade Against Global Warming  

By Brian Marchetti  For decades, climate scientists across the globe have warned humanity about the use of fossil fuels and their impact on the world’s rising temperatures. Global warming has

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Leave the Leaves

By Kathy Figel In Beverly/Morgan Park we are treated to several weeks of fall color, especially this year. My preference with leaves would be to capture them on a canvas

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A Guide for Healthy Trees 

  Beverly/Morgan Park is known for the tree-lined streets that create a distinctively beautiful backdrop for our historic homes, parks, and institutions. Most people use words like sturdy, strong, magnificent,

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Not Put Your Garden to Bed Yet!  

By Kathy Figel  September.   Are we putting the garden to bed? Nope, not quite yet.  Sometimes in the fall, flowers’ colors are their most radiant. If you continue to “deadhead,”

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Community Tree Planting 

On the weekend of Oct. 8, BAPA, the 19th Ward Office, and City of Chicago will partner to plant trees throughout the community.   “We are grateful to the 19th Ward

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July Gardening

By Kathy Figel  July is here already, and it is soooo hot, right?   That’s what your plants are saying as well. What can we do to keep our veggies from

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Battling Invasive Plants  

  By Kathy Figel  What really aggravates me as a gardener is an invasive phragmite plant called Giant Reed. This species of grass is native to Illinois and very aggressive at

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