No Green Thumb? Here are 5 Tips to Improve your Plant Caretaking Skills

Are you a homeowner who dreams of having lush lawns and gloriously gorgeous gardens, but don’t seem to have fingers that are green enough to make this happen? If this is the case, the hints and tips below have been compiled especially to help property owners like you to not only learn how to plant […]

The Importance of Color Contrast in your Flower Garden

While planning your garden, one of the main aspects you’ll most likely be considering is how much color you’d like it to have. Although it may seem easy to simply place assorted colored plants and flowers at random throughout your garden, it’s important to take color contrast into consideration as well. Considering Warm and Cool […]

Top 5 Landscaping Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Spring weather is here and many Chicago-area homeowners are excited about preparing their landscaping, flower beds, and gardens. Below, you can discover five of the most important tools to help you achieve your springtime landscaping goals. #1 – A Great Pair of Gloves Believe it or not, things like pulling weeds and moving plants can […]

Why Now is the Best Time to Put Together a Springtime Landscaping Plan

If you’re dreaming of longer days and warmer temperatures, you are certainly not alone. Winters in the Chicago area can seem endless, but spring is here. In fact, if you haven’t put together your springtime landscaping plan, now is the perfect time to do so. Here are a few reasons to start now along with […]

Want to Spruce Up Your Landscaping? Try New Lighting

If you have worked hard on your landscaping but something still isn’t quite right, or even if you want to add a finishing touch, but you aren’t quite sure what it is, lighting could be the missing key. Lighting plays an important role in the way your landscape looks, especially at night. Below are some […]

Plants that Grow Well During Cold Chicago Spring

Whether you are brand new to the Chicago area or you have been here for years, you have likely been introduced to the freezing cold temperatures that come with being so far north – and so close to the Great Lakes. Though it can certainly get too cold for many species, there are numerous flowers, […]

5 Shrubs that Produce Fruit or Flowers in the Wintertime

The Chicago area falls within the USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone 5, and while there are many plants that simply cannot tolerate the cold winters, others certainly will – especially shrubs. Below, you can learn more about some of the most beautiful fruiting and flowering shrubs that will give your landscape some color or texture during […]

Don’t Forget to Cut Back Your Perennials Now

In gardening terms, “cutting back” refers to reducing the size of a plant. Some perennials fare better through the winter when they are trimmed back prior to the colder months. Others rely on their foliage for protection, so they should be trimmed only in spring. Below, you can learn more about which perennials should be […]

Ornamental Grasses that Grow Great in Winter

Did you know? The Chicagoland area falls within the USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone 5, which is one of the cooler parts of the United States. Though some plants certainly struggle to thrive outdoors, particularly in the late fall, winter, and early spring, others will thrive year-round – including ornamental grasses. Below, you can find some […]

Winter Landscaping Tips to Get Your Property Ready

Spring is just around the corner; that means your foliage will soon start coming back to life, and early bloomers will show their colors for the world to see! Maximize the beauty of your landscape by following these simple winter landscaping tips below. Clean Up One of the best things you can do to keep […]

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