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Garden Clean-Up

If you don’t need a new landscape design or new plantings for your yard, but wish it was cleaner and less cluttered, we can help tidy up your yard so that the beauty of your plants, shrubbery and trees can take centerstage and beautify your home as they were intended.  Take a look at these […]

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Kitchen Renovations

“If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life.” ~Louis Parrish If that’s true, what better place to start highlighting renovations than in the kitchen?  Below are some snapshots of a few kitchen renovations we had the privilege of working on.   We love how the bright green inside of these open cabinets […]

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More Tips for Winter Lawn & Garden Care

It’s snowing!  Here are a few tips to take care of your lawn, trees and other outdoor plants when it snows. Be careful to avoid spreading salt near shrubs or other plants.  Sand or sawdust are more environmentally-friendly options for curing those slick walkways, providing friction without the addition of chemicals into the ground. If […]

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Wisteria Sprout Update

Look at my growing wisteria!  Not even two weeks ago today, I posted this about sprouting a wisteria from a seed and look at how quickly it’s growing already.  Sprouting seeds in the winter months is a great way to fend off winter woes and since Mr. Punxsutawney saw his shadow this year, we may […]

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Tips for Winter Lawn & Garden Care

The past few days have not felt much like winter here in Chicago, but for as much as we’d like spring to be here soon, we still have some time to go.  With the snow melted and warmer temperatures, it might be a good time for you to do a few of the tasks you […]

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Caring for your house plants in the winter months

Dry, cracking knuckles, itchy skin, chapped lips – sound familiar? If you’re like me, the winter has wreaked havoc on your skin and it may be doing the same to your plants. If you’ve noticed that your house plants are starting to look a little dry as well, you can try lining trays with small […]

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Wisteria Sprout

If you’re looking for a way to brighten up these dreary winter days, sprouting seeds may be just the cure you’re looking for. What better way to remind yourself that spring is coming than by caring for and cultivating little seedlings of your own. Here, I have pictures of a Wisteria plant I started sprouting […]

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Sweet Pea Seedlings

I happened to have some sweet pea seeds and thought it would be fun to see if I could get them to sprout. Here are some pictures and a little how-to if you want to try it yourself! I first took the seeds and cut off the tips with a chipper. Then I laid the […]

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Succulent Lady

Check out our beautiful Succulent Lady! This stunning arrangement leaves a lasting impression on everyone! Photography by Susanna Fong

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Rooftop Deck with Custom Planters & Stone Hardscaping in Chicago

We transformed this rooftop patio into a beautiful retreat from the urban surroundings of Chicago. After installing custom planter benches along the border, we filled them with a variety of shrubs, trees and evergreens. The center of the deck is a luscious garden with different grass varieties, more evergreens, succulents, and some hardscaping with colorful and […]

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