Why a Healthy Mix of Hardscaping and Landscaping During Winter is Perfect for Chicago Homes

When planting a garden, most property owners tend to only focus on what is being planted. However, trees, flowers, bushes and shrubs aren’t all that has to be considered when planning your garden in the Chicago area. Although items such as garden furniture, ornaments, fire pits and even dividing walls may not bloom like your […]

How Families are Enjoying their Outdoor Fire Pits Even During the Winter

Many Chicago homeowners think that it will be impossible for them to enjoy using their fire pit for three out of four seasons. However, this could not be further from the truth – especially if the right preparations are made ahead of time. Below are some steps you can take to ensure that you’ll be […]

Evergreen Trees that will Keep your Home Looking Great All Winter

Evergreen trees are an excellent choice for gardens in zone 5 because they’re known for being extremely cold hardy – meaning that they will continue providing green color to your Chicago garden all year round. If you’ve been considering planting some evergreen trees in your yard, but have been undecided with regards to the varieties […]

Holiday Flowers and Plants that will Spruce Up your Curb Appeal

Just because the holidays fall during the winter season, it doesn’t mean that you have to settle for having a garden and yard that looks gray and barren. In fact, there are several holiday plants available that will be an excellent addition to your outdoor décor. If you’ve been considering sprucing up your yard for […]

The Perfect Shrub for your Chicago Home

Have you been considering adding a few shrubs to your Chicagoland yard, but haven’t been sure which varieties would thrive in this zone 5 gardening region that can experience pretty cold winters? Shrubs perform quite a few important tasks such as attracting pollinators and providing privacy, so it’s essential to add a few to your […]

Tired of your Backyard? How about an Outdoor Living Space the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Many homeowners think that they will need a large backyard area if they intend on creating a cozy and inviting outdoor living space. However, some fantastic outdoor living areas can be created, even if your property is smaller than average. Below are just a few ideas to help get you started on creating the ideal […]

Flowers that Can Survive the Chicagoland October Cold Snaps

Although October brings a definite chill in the air to many parts of the country, it doesn’t mean that gardening season is over. In fact, a number of perennials and annuals actually bloom during the coldest months of the year – sometimes when there’s still snow on the ground. A little planning now in your […]

Important Landscaping Tasks you Should be Doing Right Now

Summer may virtually be over, but this doesn’t mean that your yard deserves to be neglected once the weather starts turning colder. In fact, there are some landscaping tasks that need to be completed at this time of the year to ensure that your garden looks its absolute best by the time spring arrives.  Cleaning […]

Fall is Almost Here! Time to Start Thinking about Landscaping Ideas for Cooler Temps

As fall approaches, many new gardeners may be feeling unsure of what needs to be done to prepare the landscaping on their properties – while those who are more experienced may simply be looking for new ideas. Implementing the following measures in your yard before the first frost arrives will help ensure that your landscaping […]

5 Features of an Outdoor Living Space that Can be Used All Year

Many homeowners believe that the end of summer also means the final days of being able to enjoy outdoor parties, BBQs and casual get-togethers. However, this need not be the case if you decide to convert your backyard into a cozy outdoor living space. In fact, including these aspects will allow you to make the […]

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