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Are your plants protected from frost? Read here to find out. Landscape architects at Bret-Mar Landscape are extremely experienced in plant site selection. It is important for a gardener to understand each species requirements to survive and thrive. Placing fragile plants in a vulnerable situation can cause winter damage. Make sure to study which plants… Read more »

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On Wednesday January 17th the employees at Bret-Mar Landscape attended the 2013 Mid America Horticultural Trade Show. This year the MidAm Trade Show was held at Navy Pier in Chicago. The Trade show is open for three full days including educational sessions, social events, student career programs, and of course the trade show floor featuring… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape Inc. Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Bret-Mar Landscape has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer… Read more »

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With the beautiful weather we had this fall I hope everyone was able to enjoy some fun fall activities! The Morton Arboretum is always known for hosting wonderful family events. This year  I attended the Honey Bee weekend, the glass pumpkin patch, and the scarecrow trail. The Honey Bee weekend was an amazing event for… Read more »

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Bret-Mar was recently recognized by Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), an international organization, and received a 2012 Environmental Improvement Award for The McIntyre Residence in Tinley Park. The clients dreamed of having a private, peaceful garden space that could be used for relaxation and gatherings. The one requirement was that we incorporate two bronze sculptural pieces collected in their travels…. Read more »