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Case Study: Award-Winning Lakefront Property

By | December 15th, 2016|Awards, Case Study, Curb Appeal, Drainage, Front Yard, Water Features|

After: The new driveway curves around a cast stone fountain (not pictured). Before: The residence in 2001. Our clients own a lakefront Tudor revival home built in 1910, located in the Evanston Lakeshore Historic District. They shared an asphalt driveway with their neighbors, who reside in a newer construction home built [...]

Case Study: An Alternative Yard

By | January 19th, 2015|Case Study, General News, Landscaping, Lawn-free, Shade gardens, Water Features|

Our clients, Tom and Judith, travelled extensively and spent little time in their Wilmette garden. Now they were ready to enjoy their home again, and wished to reclaim their backyard. A dramatic wood sculpture, built by Tom, greets one upon entering the space, imparting that it is no ordinary backyard. Four 100+ year-old Oak trees at the corners, and a [...]

A Water Feature For Every Garden

By | July 18th, 2014|Outdoor Living, Water Features|

The sound of water from an outdoor water feature adds a relaxing, soothing element in a garden. Water features range from simple ones like a small fountain or bubbling rock that is easy to maintain, to pondless waterfalls that require a bit more maintenance, to those that are far more complex, like koi ponds, requiring high maintenance. Here are [...]

Case Study: Restorative Garden at Three Crowns Park

By | November 2nd, 2012|Case Study, Flowers, General News, Landscape Lighting, Paving and Hardscaping, Plants, Water Features|

Nature’s Perspective recently completed construction of a restorative water garden at Three Crowns Park, a senior community in northwest Evanston that has served its residents for over a century. Origins In the early spring of this year, Ariel Schrodt, a new resident of Three Crowns Park, had a vision of creating a memorial garden for his [...]