Need A Porch Fix? 4 Seasons Is For You!

Yep, you read right. If you are in need of a porch fix,  4 Seasons is for you.  For real.  Porches are some of the things we take lightly and not really bother about.  But, bear in mind that the first thing people notice is your front yard and your porch.  And as they say, you are what you wear – well in this case, you are what your porch is.  What I am trying to say is, if you are putting your porch on the backseat to have it fixed, now is the time to have it done.  

Check out a 4 Seasons Porch fix in Chicago below.


The original porch was dark mossy green which we painted white using a Behr Exterior paint called Road Runner.  We also painted the sides same as the color of the lattice and did some fixing on the concrete side.



What are you waiting for, have that porch fixed.  We got you!

Landscaping Project in Edgewater

Check out this gorgeous landscaping project we designed and installed in Edgewater!

During installation, we made sure each plant was in the proper location for sun exposure and was angled to showcase its beauty. We planted a beautiful Japanese Maple along with a variety of shrubs and grasses in the front yard, as well as gorgeous handpicked flagstone pavers with shimmer to add dimension to the space.
Along the side, we installed Boxwoods and Hydrangeas alternating to add pops of color.
In the backyard, we added outstanding trees and shrubs that will bloom at different times throughout the seasons. I love the Skyland Spruce it adds so much color and uniqueness to the space. And always a favorite is a Smoke Bush with it’s glowing red tones that glisten in the sun. We finished up with mulching and ensured each plant showed its best side.
We were incredibly happy with the work we did in the space and so were the clients! It looks even more beautiful now that the plants have taken root. 

Now is the season to spruce up your space
Call (773) 517-1198 for a free estimate

Front Garden Clean-Up & Installation in Chicago

Last month, we cleaned out this front bed and defined its edges. Then we installed a new garden for these clients in Chicago. This garden design features a variety of color and seasonal interest with the shrubs and trees I chose.

Here is their space before we started working:


And here’s a look at our finished product:






Click here to see more samples of our landscaping projects or like our Facebook page to stay updated with new photos, reviews and tips. You can also see more photos and read our 5-star reviews on Yelp!

Our August newsletter just went out with tips for watering your plants in the heat. Sign up for our mailing list here by typing “SUBSCRIBE” in the subject. You can also send us a message or call 773-517-1198 to schedule a completely FREE, no obligation estimate.


Front & Back Landscaping, and Patio Painting in Chicago

Earlier this month, we installed new front and back landscape gardens for this client in Chicago. Here’s a photo of their front yard before we got to work. Keep scrolling to see her garden after!


As you can see, we removed a lot of their shrubbery and trimmed their trees to let more sunlight through for their new shrubs.

Front & Back Landscaping and Patio Painting in Chicago

Front & Back Landscaping and Patio Painting in Chicago

We also cleaned and painted their back patio and installed new shrubs around the border.

Front & Back Landscaping and Patio Painting in Chicago

L1012844 L1012871

Be sure to check out our other landscaping work from this year here. If you’re interested in indoor or outdoor painting, you can see samples of our painting work here.

Then call 773-517-1198 or fill out this form to schedule a completely free, no obligation estimate!

UPDATE: Here are some photos of the patio with the client’s furniture!

small_L1013273-Pano - use small_L1013302-Pano - use

Front Landscape & Porch Painting in Chicago

I designed this front landscape garden and then repaired and painted this client’s front porch.

Here is the client’s front porch before we began working:

Front Landscape Garden in Chicago

And here it is after we cleaned up their garden, installed new shrubs and trees, repaired the steps and gave the entire porch a fresh coat of paint:


What a difference! It brings me so much joy to have the opportunity to brighten and beautify my clients’ homes. Thank you to all of my clients – past, present, and future – for blessing me with this privilege. Take a look below for more photos from this project.

Front Landscape Garden in Chicago Front Landscape Garden in Chicago Front Landscape Garden in Chicago Front Landscape Garden in ChicagoL1012223

Be sure to check out my other landscape designs from earlier in June, as well as other painting projects I’ve done this year.

Our next e-newsletter will be coming out soon with tips for watering your plants in the heat of summer. Join our mailing list here with the subject: Newsletter.

Call 773-517-1198 to schedule a completely FREE estimate!

Landscape Design 3-Year Update

Are 4 seasons of interest really possible in my garden?

This is such a common question and the answer is an emphatic YES!

Just take a look at the front landscape we designed and installed for a client three years ago. The pictures below were taken at the beginning and end of fall. (Click here to see their garden right after we planted.) Though this is just one season, it is easy to see how the colorful evergreens will begin to stand out even more as the shrubs continue to lose their leaves and berries.

southwestern update 3 yrs
Early Fall


Sy garden, early winter (2)
Late Fall

The brilliant foliage and berries of the shrubs in fall that transition into the colorful evergreens and bright red branches in winter ensure that their home has great curb appeal year round.

Below are a few of trees from my own yard. I absolutely love their brilliant fall foliage and often use these trees in my own designs for clients.

The bottom line? Combine the brilliant foliage, bright branches and colorful evergreens with the blooming flowers of spring and summer and you have a garden with 4 seasons of color and interest!