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Tell us what you do at home to save energy, reduce waste and chemicals and save the natural resources we need for our survival. We’ll post your comments here to give others ideas for what they can do at home for the environment. Then celebrate World Environment Day with us on June 5 for free demonstrations on a variety of topics as well as plant giveaways and plant pot recycling.

Winter is a great time to prune trees and shrubs and gives us tips to make the right cuts. Want to learn more? Tim Johnson, Director of Horticulture teaches “Pruning Principles” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on March 14, 2010. For more information on this and other classes, visit the Joseph Regenstein Jr. School at chicagobotanic.org/school.