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 »

An Afternoon of Inspiration with Mr. Piet Oudolf

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. The Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) brought Piet Oudolf to the United States for an educational seminar, book signing, and garden tour. This event was kindly hosted by Midwest Groundcovers, where display gardens were developed by Piet Oudolf. Although Piet’s design theory… Read more »

Earth Day in Homer Glen

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Bret-Mar Landscapes is the leading build and design company in the Chicago-land area.   Dear Sharon, The Village of Homer Glen would genuinely like to thank you for your participation in Homer Glen’s first Earth Day Arbor Day Celebration on April 26. We appreciate your generous contribution of a Thorn-less Crimson Hawthorn tree with a… Read more »