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Chandler was far from the glitz of Chicago or the glamour of Los Angeles when it opened for settlement in 1912. But the man whose name the town bore, Dr. A.J. Chandler, envisioned drawing such visitors.
BRAINTREE, Mass. — Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don't clean up after their pets.
Let's all stop being coy and fess up, shall we? The truth is, even those of us who work with cookbooks, write about cookbooks, collect cookbooks — heck, even write cookbooks ourselves — don't actually cook from cookbooks. At least not nearly as frequently as we'd like to/promise ourselves we will/tell others we do.
If you had driven past my house in recent days, you might have thought you were watching a movie in reverse. There I was, opening trash bags, dumping out leaves and spreading them over the ground.
Pride's Dominique Fenstermacher (6) throws grass in the air as Trey Lauer (3) and Wesley Payne (5) join him at the 50 yard line after winning the Division I Football Championships between Mountain Pointe Pride and Hamilton Huskies at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 30 2013.
Compost or mulch? People often confuse the two, although each fulfills a different function in gardening.
The play call was “Earth and Wind.” The result carried No. 3-seeded Chaparral back to the Division II state championship game for the fourth time in five years.
MILWAUKEE — Drive south from downtown Milwaukee into the Walker's Point neighborhood and the dimly lit streets and empty buildings will make you feel like you should keep going.
PASADENA, Calif. —
Allergies can put a serious crimp in gardening: A runny nose, itchy eyes, or a wheezing and persistent cough can drive allergy sufferers indoors during the growing season.
This April 22, 2013 photo shows Maple trees which release a lot of wind-borne pollen while mold is produced by leaves littering the ground, In Langley, Wash. Allergies are caused by pollen from plants, trees, grasses, weeds and mold spores. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)
Plants you can walk on are attractive additions to pathways. These low-lying perennials can withstand heavy foot traffic, release pleasant odors when crushed, smother weeds, and cushion your step in the narrow spaces between bricks or flagstones.
It's one thing to have a beautiful, comfy bed. But what if it also included a TV screen, game console and dimmable, color-changing lights?
This photo provided by Salamander Designs shows the Chicago model with high performance loudspeakers in elegant cabinetry. It is clad in striated black oak, evoking the prairie grass of the Midwest. There are versions done in walnut, American cherry and high gloss white lacquer from the Bloomfield, CT-based Salamander Designs. (AP Photo/Salamander Designs)
The City of Chandler’s Solid Waste Services Division will offer two workshops devoted to backyard composting later this month.
NEW YORK — When is a pumpkin not a pumpkin? When it's a jack-o-lantern, sure, but Halloween's jolly orange elf can be so much more.
You don't need to live on the prairie to have a prairie garden. Natural landscapes featuring mainly native plants are being sown in yards across North America as environmentally friendly alternatives to turf grass.
After months of construction, the Chicago Cubs’ new spring training facility in Mesa is just two months away from full completion, and residents could get in for a preview of what to expect next spring in the near future.
Piper said the field blends pieces of Wrigley Field — the lights and grass berm, for example — with the southwest locale to create a unique stadium. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
The smell of grass, the sound of sprinklers and the shade of three large ficus trees have all disappeared from Arthur and Jeananne Pastin’s yard. Instead, barrel cacti, red bird of paradise shrubs and palo verde trees sprout from gray- and brown-flecked granite gravel.
Mesa offers a $500 rebate to homeowners who convert at least 500 square feet of grass to xeriscaping that includes water-conserving plants. [Amy Gleich/Cronkite News]
The driveway that came with the 1921 Craftsman-style house that David Ulick bought five years ago was the original concrete one, marred by cracks and with tree roots starting to break through.
As it has for the past 12 years, the Town of Gilbert is hosting what has become one of the nation’s largest celebrations of the U.S. Constitution, with activities and events that will culminate September 21, with the Constitution Week Fair and Concert, featuring musician and singer David Osmond.
This undated photo provided by Busk & Associates Inc. shows a living driveway. In Naples, Fla., landscape architect W. Christian Busk installs “living driveways,” which feature real grass interspersed among pavers, which reduces heat and glare and provides some drainage. (AP Photo/ Busk & Associates, Inc., W. Christian Busk Landscape Architect, Inc.)
The Sonoran Sunset Series has been in hiding for the summer months but is finally coming back for the fall.