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Turning flowers into food

by Megan Hickey
Mar 14, 2013


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One hundred percent of Foxwillow Pines Nursery's sales of this hosta plant will go straight to Heifer International.

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Thousands flocked to this years Chicago Flower & Garden Show.

The Chicago Flower & Garden Show is more than just lovely landscapes and fabulous flowers. One local nursery owner is helping to feed impoverished countries one flower at a time.