Home & Garden was ready for a little early spring cleaning this week. Two articles on where that clutter can go - perfect for AT readers doing the "cure". Junk B'gone: Time to clear out? Celebrating discardia a little late? The Home & Garden staff comes up with a great resource - a list of who actually wants that stuff you want to get rid of. A good one to clip (or copy and paste). The Sweet Home Goods Hereafter: Info on three upcoming recycling events for those hard-to-place items like electronics (working or not), scrap metal, bikes that need TLC, old cell phones and more. Outside the city, but if you are doing a big sweep, it may be worth the trip. Also from H&G this week: Keep Appliances in Fine Form: Five tips on how to take care of your appliances. Increase their life, improve performance and energy use.
Jonathan Adler's Prescription: About the boy's book. Loving orange and other antidepressive ideas.
Cherry Blossoms: It is that time of year. In Garden Clippings, three suggestions for cherry trees that will do well in Chicago. In Good Buys, five items for the home that use the blossom motif.
Stencil 1: A Brooklyn graphic designer has his hands full filling the orders for his home-decorating diy stencils.
Design Takes Root: LA-based NotNeutral moves into the garden market.
City Retreat: The 2005 Best Rooftop Garden winner shares his insight on a successful city garden with a view. top photo: missmonicao