Noteworthy Plants for the Spring Garden

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. The Chicago Botanic Garden named ten noteworthy plants for spring 2012. Check out these great options if your looking for an addition to you’re spring display. #1 Giant Snowdrop – Galanthus elwesii #2 Lenten Rose – Helleborus spp. #3 Tulip – Tulipa spp. #4… Read more »

Unusual Spring Weather Effecting The Plant Material

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. The unusual spring weather has confused and even stressed our trees, shrubs, and perennials! You may notice tip die back on maples this spring. The warm weather caused the maple buds to open early and now the chilly weather could stress them. Keep an… Read more »

Perennials Have Arrived

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Our 2012 shipment of perennials has finally arrived. They have been potted up and dispersed to the greenhouses. We have a few new perennials we are now growing: Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’, Baptisia Solar Flare, Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’, Lobelia ‘Fan Scarlet’, and Polemonium ‘Stairway… Read more »