4 Seasons Painting and Landscape Design

Container Gardens (Sunny & Shady) in Chicago

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I was so happy to create these shady and sunny container gardens for a repeat client in Chicago yesterday. (You can see what we did last year here and here.) The variety of color, foliage and blooms was so much fun to work with. Whenever I work on container gardens, I feel like an artist […]

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Getting Ready for Summer Entertaining: Spruce Up Your Outdoor Patio


Spring is finally here! That means it’s the perfect time to start thinking about barbecues and summer entertaining outdoors. Here are a few key ways you can spruce up your backyard patio so that you’ll be ready for your first BBQ in no time. I found this helpful article on Houzz (while you’re there, check out my new professional Houzz […]

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It’s the Holiday Season!

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Well a-whoop-dee-do and dickory-dock, and don’t forget … to get your house ready!  Okay, maybe those weren’t Andy Williams’s exact lyrics, but that doesn’t make them any less true. If you’re starting to feel a little more anxiety than excitement about the impending season of get-togethers with loved ones, 4 Seasons Painting & Landscaping may have the perfect […]

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Shady Patio Container Garden in Chicago

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A covered back patio can still have beautiful container gardens filled with colorful plants that thrive in the shade – just take a look at the pictures of this shady container garden we filled this past month!  The options for shaded areas are numerous and can fit to almost any preference. Give us a call […]

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3rd Floor Container Garden in Chicago

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We brought some life and color to a 3rd floor condo’s container garden in Chicago this month by filling her window boxes with colorful arrays of flowers and small shrubs.  Check out the pictures and give us a call to schedule your free consultation – the combinations and options are endless when it comes to containers.  You […]

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Creativity with Containers

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One of the easiest (and funnest) ways to decorate your storefront, yard, entryway, deck, porch or any part of your garden are containers.  They can be filled with any variety of plants, herbs, flowers, and grasses to create the perfect color and texture combination to suit your design and taste.  Combined with the container of your choice, each […]

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Container Gardens

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Container gardens are a quick and versatile way to add beauty to your lawn and home, especially if you don’t have a lot of room.  You can use them to adorn your front porch or walkway, or spruce up your back deck or small backyard.  Take a look at some pictures from a container garden we finished […]

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Click the picture to see the many ways we’ve used container plants to beautify our clients’ outdoor living spaces.  Choose a single plant, or mix it up with multiple plants in the same container.  We can even rotate the potted plants to match the seasons for you!

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Front and Backyard Landscaping in Skokie


We added beauty and character to this Skokie client’s front and backyard with flowers, plants, trees, shrubs and a few container gardens.  We’d love if you could take a look at the pictures and let us know what you think in the comments below! Thanks for looking! [all photos taken by Susanna Fong Photography]

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