How to Prevent Winter Burn

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Early February is a great time to inspect your broadleafs and evergreens for signs of winter burn or wind burn. The major symptom to look for is an orange or brown tint to the foliage on the south or west side of the plant. Winter burn… Read more »

2012 Mid America Horticultural Trade Show

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 Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area.   The 2012 Mid America Horticultural Trade Show was held at Navy Pier January 17th to the 20th. MidAm offers a number of educational sessions, an expo, and social events. It is a great opportunity for people in the green industry to re-connect… Read more »

What Do Birds Survive On In Winter

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Are the birds eating you out of house and home this winter? Why not provide  food sources other than bird seed. Try supplementing your bird feeder with plants. Many plants including trees, shrubs, perennials, and grasses have seeds and berries that provide… Read more »

Holiday Lights

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Holiday Lighting can be a frustrating and tough job in winter weather. Here are a few dos and don’ts to make the job simpler and save you time. When applying holiday lights to your home: Accent peaks of home with lights, not necessary to… Read more »

Small Budget Holiday Decorating

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Want to learn a quick and easy tip for sprucing up your home for the holidays? Well then drag out those large planter pots used for summer annuals that were stored away for the winter and place them around your home. Great… Read more »