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Below is a checklist of activities that should be done this October: Begin the seemingly never ending task of removing leaves from the lawn and planting beds. Leaves and other debri invite insects and diseases into the garden. Excellent time to transplant deciduous plants. The cool weather is much less stressful on them. Make sure… Read more »

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This is a great checklist of landscape things to do for the month of September: over-seed bare spots in lawn (excellent time to seed, cool weather and more rain) aerate lawn (Contact lawn care company) great time to plant new evergreens (nice cool weather for new plantings, less stress) water plants deeply if weather is… Read more »

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The Morton Arboretum, what a magical place! The Morton Arboretum is an excellent place to spend a day with the family. Their famous Childrens Garden has endless activities from different water features to play in, to forts and tree houses, to arts and crafts. It is a safe, fun, and inexpensive way to spend a… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Homer Glen, IL, 8/28/12 – Bret-Mar Landscape announced today it was recently awarded the No Injuries or Illnesses and No Days Away From Work in the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) annual Safety Recognition Awards Program, sponsored by CNA. The program reflects PLANET’s… Read more »