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  • Hines Supply in Crystal Lake carries Fiberon and it makes outdoor living beautiful

    Looking for outdoor decking that will keep its good looks year after year? Fiberon PVC and composite ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Guerrilla gardening

    Ripping out the front lawn and its bordering rhododendrons and replacing them with a landscape of native grasses, groundcovers, succulents and rocks o ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:59 pm
  • Enter the Best Garden in McHenry County Contest

    The Northwest Herald announces the inaugural "Best Garden in McHenry County" contest. Sponsored by ...
    July 11, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • Best of the Fox: McHenry County's Best

    Through our online survey, readers had the opportunity to vote on everything from their favorite place to eat breakfast to their favorite festival to ...
    July 29, 2014 - 8:28 am
  • Best of the Fox: House & Home - Services

    Thousands of readers cast their vote to choose the area's top businesses, including the home service providers. See some of the best repair shops, bui ...
    June 8, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Quartz countertops make a comeback

    Quartz isn’t what it used to be. It’s better. So much better, in fact, that in many applications i ...
    June 2, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Cabinet trending - Sleek and simple

    Gone are the decorative golden oak and maple kitchen cabinets of a generation ago. Today’s well-app ...
    June 2, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • How to coexist peacefully with your books at home

    I love books. Not just reading them, but how they smell, the weight of them in my hands, the feel of the pages when I turn them. So naturally, I have ...
    May 23, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Choose your decking wisely!

    Summer is almost here, which means everybody’s heading outdoors. If you’ve been thinking a ...
    May 19, 2014 - 4:30 pm
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