October 6, 2015; 1:56 PM ET
Temperatures will rebound into midweek in Chicago ahead of the next storm system. more >
Noticeably cooler weather on the way Friday
When it comes to protecting your home against fire, flood and wind, you can let Nature battle Nature when you plant the right trees, shrubs and grasses.
Near wild flowers that bloom in early autumn cast a magical glow while presaging the coming of winter.