2018 Excellence in Landscape Awards

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We are so honored to have one of our projects recognized as a 2018 Excellence in Landscape Gold Award Winner for Residential Construction. The award ceremony took place at our annual Midwest landscape tradeshow this winter called iLandscape. All the gold award winning projects were featured at the show for fellow landscape industry professionals to… Read more »

How to Create a Spring Planter

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Step 1: Go Shopping! Spring is a tough time of year to keep outdoor planters looking fresh because of the inconsistent weather and short bloom periods. The first decision to be made is if artificial flowers will be used, real flowers, or a combination of both. Once this decision has been made, the real planning… Read more »

2015 Chicago Flower and Garden Show

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Our visit to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show The 2015 Chicago Flower and Garden Show was spectacular this year! I thought I would share our photo album on this cold snowy day in Spring. I hope this brings a little cheer to your Tuesday! If you did not have a chance to visit the… Read more »

Flower of November: Chrysanthemum

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What’s in a name: Chrysanthemum combines two words from the Greek language and means Golden Flower. History: Chrysanthemums have been used and revered by the Chinese since at least the early 15th century, according to the National Chrysanthemum Society USA, “As an herb, it was believed to have the power of life. Legend has it… Read more »

Those Gifted Orchids: A Bit of History

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Orchids are some of the plant world’s most beautiful and persistent survivors, with origins dating back to the time of the Tyrannosaurus! They come not from one genus, but from over 800 natural genera with more than 100,000 hybrids. While some Orchids grow in soil, many of the Orchids popular for our homes today actually… Read more »