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Spring is the season of renewal. You’ve heard that hope springs eternal; well the soul of every gardener contains the seeds of hope. As we wander about the garden we look for signs of life. It could be found in the tips of a prized hosta, gently nosing its way through a blanket of mulch… Read more »

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 Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. At Bret-Mar Landscape we like to stay up to date on the current trends in the landscape industry. In order to achieve this we attend continuing education programs and take time to visit various botanical gardens and arboretums around the world. Naples… Read more »

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Bret-Mar Landscape is the leading design and build company in the Chicago-land area. Early February is a great time to inspect your broadleafs and evergreens for signs of winter burn or wind burn. The major symptom to look for is an orange or brown tint to the foliage on the south or west side of the plant. Winter burn… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »