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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 …

Explore Illinois’ Driftless Region

In Activities, Attractions, Lake Carroll, Nature, Research, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Geologically unique in Illinois is the gorgeous terrain of the Driftless Region – so called because the 10,000 square mile area was untouched by glacial drift which flattened much of the Midwest’s landscape during the last Ice Age. Instead of flat prairie, the Driftless region is marked by striking rock formations, rolling hills and lush natural beauty. If you’ve never explored Illinois’ northwest corner, you’ll …

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Spring Gardening Tips

In Gardening, Home Improvement, Lake Carroll, Nature, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Spring is in the air in beautiful Lake Carroll and that means it’s a perfect time to develop or expand your home’s garden. From getting seeds started for a vegetable patch to doing some annual lawn mower maintenance, spring is the best time to lay in your garden’s plans for the rest of the year. Heed Our Frost Date In Western Illinois, with our gentle …

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The Different Types of Snow

In Fun Facts, Nature, Research by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

If you love winter sports, now is the time to jump into life in Lake Carroll. Our skiing, tubing and snowboarding season is just getting rolling with months of fun ahead. If you’re new to the slopes, Lake Carroll is a great place to learn the ropes with beautiful snow cover and trails for all skill levels. Before you bundle up and head out to …