Scenes from Homewood Public Works open house

Residents can stop asking what Homewood Public Works puts in the village’s hanging baskets and flower pots to create the stunning foliage throughout the community: It’s pixie dust.  Jim Tresouthick checks a  new delivery of trees earlier   this year. Tresouthick recently   was named Forestry   Professional of the Year by   the Chicago Region Trees   Initiative. (Chronicle file photo) Seriously, “It’s really an intensive maintenance thing. I can’t really say to go to so-and-so store, buy so-and-so . . .

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