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Landscaping for your zone

Landscaping for your “zone”. First, what is a zone anyway? How do you know which zone you live in? How do you find that information? There does exist a mapping system that is useful to landscapers and gardeners (professional or novice). This mapping system is essential for the selection of plant material for all landscape […]

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Chicago Landscapers Make the Most of Small Yards

Homeowners often don’t know how to best landscape small yards, because limited real estate means having to choose a design very selectively.  That’s where having a professional Chicago landscaper comes in.  Susan Heeger of This Old House Magazine offers several great tips to inspire your small space. Front-yard gardens- Particularly in urban centers like Chicago, large back yards […]

Planting in the fall season

Time is running short! The countdown begins for the last successful planting in our fall season for Chicago. Contrary to what the “Big-Box” garden centers would like to have you believe. Planting your tree in the spring when it is in full bloom is not a sound practice from a horticultural stand point. Trees, like […]