Bloom, baby, bloom is a piece all about where to see some glorious spring flowers NOW. If you are feeling like the reporter, Beth Botts, you are at the point of demanding some more colorful blooms in your life; the only way that's going to happen in Chicago is indoors. She includes ideas for floral field trips from the park district conservatories to the Chicagoland Flower and Garden show.
Also from H&G this week:
Five things to know: about "cosmetic" repairs. Ideas from Amy Hughes of "This Old House" on how to use items such as dental floss, nail polish and combs and for home fixes.
Excursions: A list of housewares shops out west in Hinsdale.
Recipe for a healthier kitchen remodel: Tips on greening your kitchen remodel from a new book, "Good Green Kitchens" by Jennifer Roberts.
Dishing: Celebration food; recipes for a luxe seafood fettuccine and tiramisu. Top Image: From the gardening site we love...You Grow Girl