Want Something Different on your Lawn? Try a Rain Garden

If you’ve been living in your current property for more than a few years, chances are that you’re becoming tired of seeing the same old garden and lawn year after year when looking out of your windows – but you may also be at a loss as to what else can be done to provide […]

Insects that can Actually Help your Landscaping

Believe it or not, not all bugs and creepy crawly critters are harmful to garden plants, shrubs and bushes. Several insects can in fact be highly beneficial to have roaming among your favorite flowers, and a few examples of these will be mentioned below. Ladybugs Although these are usually quite attractive looking insects and often […]

How to Protect Landscaping for the Harsh Chicago Winters

Many homeowners think that winter is too challenging of a time to bother with gardening, but the truth is that this is the ideal time to start taking the necessary steps that will help protect your trees and plants against harsh weather and freezing temperatures. Keeping the following tips and advice in mind will help […]

Now’s the Time to Start Thinking about your Plan for Spring Landscaping

Although it may still be winter in Chicago, this doesn’t mean that it’s too soon to start making plans to prepare your lawn and garden for the upcoming spring in a month or two. After all, a beautiful garden doesn’t grow by itself – a fair amount of planning and work will be needed to […]

Protect your Plants against Winter Temperatures in Chicago

As a Chicago homeowner, you’ll want to ensure that your plants and garden are as well protected as possible against the harsh winter temperatures. While it makes sense to initially choose plants that are as hardy and resilient as possible, there are a few other steps you can take to ensure that your garden turns […]

Points to Consider when Planning your Next Landscaping Project

Freezing winter and often scorching summer temperatures can wreak havoc on plants, gardens, and landscaping in general in the Chicago area, especially if they haven’t been adequately prepared ahead of time. Below are a few tips that will help ensure that your next landscaping project is a tremendous success. Choose Plants that are Best Suited […]

Benefits of Professional Residential Landscaping

As a property owner, you are ultimately responsible for maintaining your yard and all other areas immediately surrounding your home. However, many homeowners simply don’t have enough time to ‘do it all’ – that is, keep their home looking good, while also ensuring that their yards don’t become overgrown. Times like these are when you’ll […]

Questions to Ask before Hiring a Residential Landscaper

Once you’ve decided to have landscaping performed in your yard, it will be time to choose a company that will not only be able to provide you with what you’ve requested, but that will also be available afterwards to keep your property looking good. Keeping the aspects below in mind and asking the right questions […]

How to Fight Weeds in Your Flowerbeds

Weeds are the bane of every gardener’s existence. It seems like no matter how hard you try and how often you pull them out by the roots, they just keep coming back. Unfortunately, these weeds can steal nutrients, water, and even sunlight from your flowers, causing them to shrivel and wilt in time. Weeding is […]

Getting Ready for the Fall Planting Season? Read This Expert Guide First

Though most of the popular flowers and vegetables are at their peak during the summer, it is not too late to start planting for late fall, winter, and spring, even in the cool Chicago climate. Below is a quick and easy guide to the best options for the fall planting season and some tips for […]

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