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7 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Vegetable Garden

Having your own garden can give you much more than just a few extra tomatoes and cucumbers to share with your neighbors.  It can better MANY aspects of your life – including your finances, family relationships and of course, your health! Easy to say, but still wondering how this is possible?  Here you go! Easy access […]

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My Indoor Plant Laboratory

Experimenting is one of the things I love most about growing plants indoors.  Now that it’s cold outside, you can have lots of fun trying new things with your plants indoors.  I have SO many plants in my indoor plant lab (aka. dining room to most :)) that we literally have no space to eat!  […]

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Cooking with Kale

Photo Credit: http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn80/levi_spicoli/kale.jpg If you want to sneak some vitamin-rich kale into your child’s diet without them knowing, this is the recipe for you! Kale, known as the “Queen of Greens”, is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet.  Just one cup of this stuff gives you 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, 15% […]

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Fireplace Accent & Condo Painting in Chicago

Happy New Year!  We ended 2012 with a fun painting project using Behr paint.  Check out the pictures below and let us know what you think! We love how the fireplace is now the focal point of the living room and brings a pop of color (Behr’s Sequoia) that complements her existing furniture well.  It’s amazing how […]

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It’s the Holiday Season!

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 […]

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Support Your Local Businesses!

dining room repainting job for a Chicago loft As a small Chicago-based business, we have really enjoyed beautifying our clients’ homes inside and out through the years. It’s truly been a joy and a privilege! That being said, it has also been a lot of work to get our name out there and we really, truly appreciated every […]

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Asian-Inspired Garden in Chicago

asian garden

In this Asian-inspired garden design, we were able to use many of the client’s existing Japanese Maple trees and other shrubs or plants, simply transplanting them to areas that were better suited for their sun requirements and the overall garden design.  Take a look at the pictures and let us know what you think! Fall is […]

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Preserving Herbs

Now that the cooler weather is approaching, you may be thinking more and more about preserving herbs that are growing in your garden so that you can continue to use them and those left on the stem won’t die and go to waste. There are a few different methods for preserving herbs, the most common […]

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Southwestern Landscape Design in Des Plaines

Southwestern Style Front Landscape

These huge flagstone pieces bring a little southwestern flare to this front landscape design in Des Plaines.  A mophead hydrangea, Hinoki Cypress and other low-growing shrubs add year round color and interest.  We also planted a variety of flowers and shrubs in the side garden along the fence.  Take a look at the pictures and let us know what […]

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Condominium Painting in Chicago

Using Benjamin Moore paints, we brought color to three rooms in this condominium painting job.  In the kitchen, we used Benjamin Moore’s Saybrook Sage to complement the red oak cabinetry and dark granite countertops.  One of our BM favorites, Carrington Beige, was used as a neutral tone in the hallway and office.  BM’s Smoke Gray and […]

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