Just Moved? How to Get to Know Your Landscaping

The housing market is moving fast these days. People are buying and selling like crazy in the Chicago area. If you just moved into a new home, it’s never too early to get to know your landscaping. Whether you have a well-manicured property or one that hasn’t been touched in years, there are a few […]


Four Unexpected Benefits of Mowing Your Lawn

We all know that a well-manicured lawn looks great. And don’t we all want to make sure we don’t have the longest grass in the neighborhood? There are many obvious reasons why keeping our landscaping in tip-top shape is beneficial. But are there other reasons to give our lawn some regular attention besides the obvious […]


4 Summer Landscape Chores for a Gorgeous Backyard

Is your Libertyville property off to a rocky start this spring? Does it have more weeds growing than flowers? If so, don’t give up hope. There’s still time to get that backyard looking gorgeous. While spring is the optimal time to give your Libertyville landscaping some much needed care, summer presents its own unique opportunities. […]


Does Your Barrington Landscape Design Need an Expert Eye?

There are many areas of our lives in which the help of a professional is needed. We hire interior decorators to help us create a beautiful home. Wedding planners are there for assistance with our Big Day. And architects can offer guidance on how to make better use of our space. Shouldn’t our Barrington home’s […]


Why You Shouldn’t Plant Too Close to Your Home

Early spring is the time of year when many homeowners begin planning their landscaping strategy for the growing season. This may mean pruning some plants back or transplanting others to a new area. It could also mean adding new bushes, trees and flowers to the backyard. While choosing the right species for your unique climate […]


How Landscaping Services Help Sell Chicago Homes

The real estate market is booming right now.  It seems like every day there is a new home for sale and another one exchanging hands.  It is a great time to be seller especially for those living in the Libertyville and surrounding areas. But as the house market continues to heat up so will the […]


How to Prune Small Trees & Shrubs

If you are like most homeowners, you are more than a little intimidated by the thought of having to prune your small trees and shrubs each spring. Many are scared of taking too much off and permanently damaging the plant. Others simply don’t know where to begin when it comes to keeping their foliage in […]


4 Simple Things You Can Do for a More Beautiful Flower Garden

Not all of us were born with a green thumb. In fact, some may even consider their thumbs to be a little brown…. just like their gardens. Year after year, they dutifully plant and weed and water their flower beds and still are left with only wilting blooms. What so many people forget is that […]


How to Prevent Crabgrass from Taking Over Your Lawn

With the warm February we’ve had spring seems closer than ever before.  Before we know it, trees will be budding and bulbs will be popping up from the ground.  Along with the beautiful signs of warmer spring days comes some other not-so-welcome guests including crabgrass. Crabgrass is one of the most common weeds you’ll find […]


4 Tips for Hiring the Right Landscaping Team

You wouldn’t trust your kitchen renovation or roof replacement to just anyone.  You’d want to see their other work and ensure that the contractor is both experienced and professional.  So why would you expect anything less from your landscaping partner? Not all landscaping companies are created equal.  Some, such as Martin John Company, have a […]


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To contact a landscape company who raises the bar of service and design, you can call Martin John @ 847.634.2184 .

1050 East Park Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048

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