4 Seasons Painting and Landscaping

Recent Work: Small Budget Install, Front Garden Update, Porch Painting & Container Plantings

small Skokie garden

We’ve been pretty busy the past couple of months and are so thankful for the many clients we’ve had the opportunity to work with. We hope they enjoy their new gardens and maybe even give you a little inspiration if you’re looking for some. First up is a small budget backyard landscape we installed in Chicago. […]

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Front Yard Landscaping in Chicago

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I designed and installed this landscape for a client’s front yard in Chicago last month, and really love how the color and height of the Japanese Maple tree we planted compliments the front of the home.  We also created a stone path and filled the parkway with Monkey Grass that will continue to grow and […]

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Rooftop Deck & Containers in Chicago

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In case you missed our post yesterday, we are now offering custom-built cedar raised beds, which are great for vegetable gardens or setting aside a space for a garden when you don’t have a lot of room. Last month, we stained a rooftop deck and filled containers for a client in the Lakeside neighborhood of […]

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Custom Cedar Raised Beds

custom cedar raised beds

Have you been itching to start a vegetable garden this summer or have another use for a raised bed in your garden? Contact us for quality, custom built cedar planters at a reasonable cost! Why use a raised bed? Raised beds are ideal for small spaces or areas where the soil quality is poor. In colder […]

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Enjoy Warm Summer Nights with a Moon Garden

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As we approach summer, I love to daydream about warm summer nights outside on the patio, gazing up at the stars.  Some of my most peaceful and calming times have been outdoors enjoying nature in all its glory. Question: What is the perfect compliment to a quiet evening in the backyard? Answer: A moon garden! What is […]

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Save the Monarchs with a Butterfly-friendly Garden!

Monarch

For a while now, the population of monarchs has been rapidly decreasing as farmers spray pesticides to get rid of weeds, including all types of butterfly weed – the host plant of choice for many butterflies, especially monarchs. As you begin to plan your garden or landscape, 4 Seasons would like to encourage you to […]

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Get Ready for Spring with Spring Cleaning Services!

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The snow is melting, the sun is setting later in the day, and the birds are starting to come back – all signs that Spring is finally on its way! This year, we are helping out a friend who provides basement and backyard cleanup services. Get rid of all the junk that’s been hibernating in the hidden spaces of your home […]

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Painting: Zinnia Stencils in Chicago

zinnea hall stencil

I painted these beautiful zinnia stencils for a client’s home in Chicago.  They are a great way to add a splash of color to a room, or any space (in this case, a hallway). I love how they all compliment the color of the walls so well, adding such variety and texture while still maintaining […]

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Going Green: Re-Purposing My Christmas Tree

Pine Lady

This year, I decided to go a little green and used the dress form that I used for my Succulent Lady to repurpose my Christmas tree. The results are stunning! I am excited to display this on my front porch. It still has warm, holiday aroma of a fir tree, so I kept it inside for […]

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Painting: My Home

painting my home

This past winter, I spent some of my down time updating and painting my own home with new colors and stenciling. I added a light yellow accent wall in my kitchen that really brightened up the space. I also repainted my dining room but kept the walls uniform so that my plants could be the […]

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