5 Shoveling Tips to Prevent Aches and Pains

Once the holidays are over, it often feels like we will be digging our way out of winter forever. Dragging ourselves outside to shovel the sidewalks and driveways is never fun. And what can make this chore even more dreaded is how we feel after we clear the snow. Shoveling can take a toll on […]

Make Your Commercial Property Ready for Winter

Owning a commercial property comes with a lot of responsibilities including maintaining both its interior and exterior.  Not practicing due diligence can leave you exposed to lawsuits, liability concerns and more.  Before winter is here, make sure to get your commercial property winter-ready. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Get overgrown branches […]

Have You Put Together Your Snow Removal Plan Yet?

Whether you are a single residence property owner or manage a sprawling apartment complex, it’s always smart to have a plan for your snow removal needs.  And it’s even smarter to have that plan in place before winter arrives. Cleaning driveways, melting the icy spots and reducing hazards are all essential components of a good […]

How to Prepare your Chicago Landscaping for Fall

While we may still have a few warm days left for the season, the cooler days of autumn are just around the corner.  When it comes to your Chicago home, you may already be thinking of the hours of raking you have ahead or even the mounds of snow you’ll soon be shoveling. But don’t […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Best Protect Your Plants during an Ice Storm

Did you know that ice can increase the normal weight of branches by as much as 30 times?  Few things can be more damaging to your plants and trees than an ice storm.  As the thick layers of freezing rain accumulate, they can snap branches, weigh down bushes and cover your entire landscape in a […]

Hot Landscaping Trends for 2017

If there is one term to describe what the 2017 landscaping world has to offer its “Back to Basics”. As consumers start yearning for a more simplistic lifestyle, outdoor trends will follow in the materials and plants chosen. Creating a comforting outdoor space that offers both natural beauty and basic upkeep will be important along […]

Winter Landscaping Ideas

The twinkling lights and seasonal décor of Christmas makes it easy to add some decoration to your landscape. But what can be done after the holiday season is over to create an inviting outdoor space? There are many ways you can easily and affordably maintain a beautiful property all winter long. Here are three ideas […]

How to Get Your Outdoor Space Ready for Winter

While it may not feel like the winter season is coming, it will be here in Chicago before we know it. Now’s a great time to make sure your outdoor space is ready for winter. Prepping for the cooler months not only keeps your landscaping healthy but also ensures a safe and hazard-free property. There […]

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