In H&G this week,the Tribune announced their poll for the "official unofficial" Chicago flower. The nominees are to the left and you can go here to cast your vote by June 26.
Five local gardeners choose the candidates (go Globe Allium!) and the results will be published July 2.
Also from H&G this week:
A focus on living with pets: In "Muttropolitan Home", it's all about designing your home to suit your pets and the rise of "pet friendly decorating". Products for pets are found around town in "Fabulous Finds". Info on a gardening with a dog around in "Of pups and peonies..." Finally, 12 tips for feathering a pet friendly nest.
Dishing: Just add wine
: Recipes made with fruit and wine, a red wine and pomegranate reduction and dried fruit "napoleons".
Shopping NeoCon : The H&G picks for the best of NeoCon, including the beautiful Kyoto Lamp from Chicago designer Deirdre Jordan for Boyd Lighting.
Things to do in the garden this month: Tips for the edible and ornamental gardens. Go get some strawberries at a u-pick!
Top image: Chicago Tribune Home and Garden