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6 04, 2020

COVID-19: Our Response

By |2020-07-06T10:00:26-05:00April 6th, 2020|Coronavirus|0 Comments

We are actively monitoring the news about the coronavirus and taking the necessary precautions to ensure our business remains open during this unprecedented time. Nature’s Perspective is committed to assist you with all your landscaping needs and to do so, we have taken many precautionary measures to ensure both the safety of our customers [...]

20 04, 2021

Earth Day: Think Globally, Act Locally!

By |2021-04-22T14:17:48-05:00April 20th, 2021|Drainage, Eco-Friendly, Events, Family-friendly, Lawn-free, Native Plants|0 Comments

Earth Day is the day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. A popular environmental slogan is “Think globally, act locally.” We celebrate this day by sharing ways you can make lasting positive change and begin conservation at home, right in your garden. Read books about sustainable landscaping. Two great books are Doug Tallamy’s Bringing [...]

13 04, 2021

Drainage Solutions

By |2021-04-14T07:53:33-05:00April 13th, 2021|Drainage, Eco-Friendly, Garden Planning, Green Living, Water Management|0 Comments

For a homeowner with drainage issues, heavy spring rains can be frustrating and worrisome. Major puddling may occur resulting in unusable yard space and dieback of plants and grass. It may be that the same drainage issues are also happening in your surrounding neighbors' yards, too. We recommend first contacting your city or town [...]

11 04, 2021

Minor Bulbs: Great Spring Color & Deer/Rabbit Resistance

By |2021-04-14T07:55:19-05:00April 11th, 2021|Bulbs, Flowers, Garden Pests, Landscaping, Plants, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

In spring, the 'major bulbs' of tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths are popular and prominent in gardens everywhere. However, there is a group of much smaller 'minor bulbs' that are worthy of attention as they are reliable and are deer and rabbit resistant. Though diminutive at only 3-6" in height, when planted in abundance, the [...]

15 02, 2021

Award Winner: Evanston Tudor Revival

By |2021-02-17T11:27:43-06:00February 15th, 2021|Awards, Bluestone, Case Studies, Curb Appeal, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor Living, Outdoor settings, Paving and Hardscaping, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

On February 4, 2021, the following project was recognized with a Gold Excellence In Landscape Award in Residential Landscape Construction by the Illinois Landscape Contractor Association. We are grateful for this recognition and the opportunity to create outdoor living spaces that evolve and improve our clientele's quality of life. [...]

14 02, 2021

Award Winner: Hearth & Home

By |2021-02-22T08:09:28-06:00February 14th, 2021|Awards, Back Yard, Curb Appeal, Family-friendly, Fire Features, Front Yard, Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Outdoor settings, Paving and Hardscaping|0 Comments

On February 4, 2021, the following project was recognized with a Silver Excellence In Landscape Award in Residential Landscape Construction by the Illinois Landscape Contractor Association. We are grateful for this recognition and the opportunity to create outdoor living spaces that evolve and improve our clientele's quality of life. [...]

6 11, 2020

Keep Watering Until Thanksgiving

By |2020-11-06T16:45:49-06:00November 6th, 2020|Maintenance, Watering|0 Comments

To ensure that your plants make it through the winter, it is important that they receive adequate moisture now. In autumn, plants repair their roots, grow their tree trunks, and develop flowers for a beautiful display next spring. You can sustain the health of your plants by watering well this fall. Trees, shrubs, evergreens, [...]

6 11, 2020

Get Your Garden Ready For Winter

By |2020-11-23T13:50:58-06:00November 6th, 2020|Maintenance, Winter|0 Comments

There's still time to prepare your garden for winter. Here’s what you can do now to help your garden endure the cold and snowy months ahead. Lawns: If you fertilize only once a year, now is the best time to do it. Mow until the grass stops growing, which should be happening soon. The [...]

17 07, 2020

Watering Tips During A Hot & Dry Summer

By |2020-11-23T14:37:43-06:00July 17th, 2020|Watering|0 Comments

Normally, only 14 days a year reach 90 degrees or higher in Chicagoland. As of mid-July, we have already surpassed this number of days in 2020, with more 90-degree and above average temps forecasted. During a normal growing season, your garden should receive an inch of water per week. However, inadequate precipitation (rain events) [...]

1 04, 2020

Landscaping: An Essential Business

By |2020-04-03T07:29:00-05:00April 1st, 2020|Coronavirus|0 Comments

In response to COVID-19, we share this information from the National Association of Landscape Professionals, and include our own additional insights. Landscape professionals maintain and protect the living environments around hospitals, government facilities, housing areas, parks, schools, and more. We protect the public safety by: Eliminating Pests: We perform essential treatments and remove standing [...]

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