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landscaping zone

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 […]

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 […]