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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Every homeowner has wonderful ideas and plans for their home landscape, but organizing the ideas and figuring out what is most important when it comes to a budget it challenging. Fill out this chart below to help keep yourself in check. This… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Make sure you are working with a Landscape Architect! Designers who have a  degree in landscape architecture/design were trained for this diverse and challenging profession. “Landscape architecture draws upon a background in both the arts and sciences to engage in analyzing, planning, designing, managing, preserving… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. 1. Water lawn 2 to 3 times a week Follow watering restrictions Have irrigation contractor check your system for efficiency Early morning watering allows for the left over moisture to burn up. If watered at night it can cause a fungal disease or other problems Want… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. The hot summer months are full of sunshine and little rain. We may love the weather, but its not always best for our plants. Make sure you are educated on the signs of heat stressed plants. Just like people, plants can become… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Have you had trouble with some of your plants not flowering? Well the problem may be that the tree or shrub is pruned at the wrong time of year. Every plant will set its flower buds at a different time of the… Read more »