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The Importance of Native Plants in Your Garden

In Gardening, Green Living, Lake Carroll, Lifestyle & Leisure, Nature by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to get out in your yard and get things growing! Whether you are an avid gardener or just developing your green thumb, starting your garden plans with native plants is a great way to save time, money and support your local ecosystem all at once.  Today’s garden centers offer …

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The Science Behind Ice Fishing

In Ice Fishing, Lake Carroll, Lifestyle & Leisure, Research by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

If you’ve experienced a midwestern winter, you might think you know all there is to about ice. In fact, if you’re one of Lake Carroll’s community of ice fishers, you might even qualify as an expert on the stuff. Ice fishing is one of our community’s favorite winter activities, and it is the amazing scientific properties of frozen water that make it all possible. So, …

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Preparing for Winter Sports

In Lake Carroll, Lifestyle & Leisure, Tips & Tricks, Winter Sports by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Winter’s here, and in beautiful Lake Carroll that means it’s the season for winter sports. Our crisp winter weather and gorgeous natural surroundings are the perfect backdrop for downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and ice fishing. Are you ready for winter fun? Here’s some tips to make sure you have a safe and active season outdoors. Get Ready to Ski There’s no winter sport …

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Winter Fun at Lake Carroll

In Family & Fun, Lake Carroll, Lifestyle & Leisure, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

The holidays are here and at Fawn Ridge Realty, we couldn’t imagine a better place to experience the winter holiday spirit than beautiful Lake Carroll. The beautiful scenery of western Illinois exudes Midwestern charm and small-town hominess that could make even the biggest Grinch start to get into the spirit of the season! Outdoor Fun The natural beauty of Lake Carroll is the perfect backdrop …