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Garden Gem: Perennial Island

By | August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Imagine a living classroom with hundreds of perennial varieties laid out from A-Z. It's all here at Perennial Island, located at Midwest Groundcovers in St. Charles, a wholesale nursery that is 45 minutes west of Chicago. Last week, Nature's Perspective colleagues joined other landscaping industry professionals for the ribbon cutting ceremony of this garden, which was two [...]

Tree Disease Alert: Bur Oak Blight

By | March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Last summer, rainy conditions brought about many cases of a fungal infection known as Bur Oak Blight. The fungus survives the winter on infected leaves that remain attached within the tree canopy. During wet springs, the fungi release spores that infect newly forming leaves. By mid- to late-summer, leaf veins turn brown. The discoloration eventually [...]