To attract wildlife, garden from ground level to tree canopy

...landscape takes care of itself, which is far from true," said Chris Enroth, an Extension horticulturist with the University of Illinois. "When I teach sustainable landscaping, I ask the audience when they hear 'sustainable' to instead think 'resilient...

You can help pollinators one flowerpot at a time

...planting."Native plants attract native pollinator species," said Kari Houle, an extension educator with the University of Illinois. "Know which are suitable for your growing zone. Find a beneficial fit."She suggests a number of pollinator-friendly...

UGA ranked No. 8 'party school'

...fifth - last year UGA came in at No. 15. The University of Illinois took top billing as the No. 1 party school. It...not affiliated with Princeton University. "The University of Illinois, it is an exceptional school."

Justin Thomas, Nicholas Thompson share John Deere Classic lead

...Lexi Thompson, had an eagle on the par-4 14th to highlight his start.Guthrie, a 2012 graduate of the nearby University of Illinois, went on a run of seven birdies in 10 holes.But he missed a 15-foot putt for par that would have put him...

Carmen Bennitt

...Will Weep", "Set The Earth Firm", "Harvest and Other Stories" and "Open Season", a play published by University of Illinois Press. If so desired, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice, and the family especially requests...

Cool summer raises expectations of record corn, soybean harvest; seed, GPS technology factors

...royal flush on weather and I'm sure that the yields are going to be very high here," said Scott Irwin, a University of Illinois professor of agricultural and consumer economics.The expected large harvest has driven corn and soybean prices...

'Party School' ranking drops UGA to 15th

...with the University of Iowa, the University of California at Santa Barbara, West Virginia University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rounding out the top five spots.Only one Southeastern Conference school placed in the...

Wine Time: Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley

...Jackson family team in 1998 via an unusual route. He grew up outside of Chicago and played defensive back for the University of Illinois football team. He earned an MBA and sold medical products, but he also tended bar once a week at one of my favorite...

American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon on 'special day'

...minutes, 6 seconds.McFadden was born in Russia and lived in an orphanage as a child before starring at the University of Illinois.She also won the 2013 NYC Marathon women's wheelchair race after taking the titles in Boston, London and...

Oil prices could cut into ethanol profits, but demand strong with federal biofuel mandate

...demand of about 13.5 billion gallons as long as gasoline consumption remains around 135 billion gallons a year, University of Illinois agricultural economist Scott Irwin said. That could grow if consumers ? spurred by low gas prices ? decide to...