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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 [...]

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) [...]

22 04, 2020

Earth Day: Make A Difference in Your Garden

By |2020-04-22T17:29:43-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Drainage, Eco-Friendly, Events, Family-friendly, Lawn-free, Native Plants|0 Comments

Happy Earth Day! It's the 50th anniversary of a 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 [...]

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 [...]

18 03, 2020

Going Green at Nature’s Perspective

By |2020-03-18T15:15:29-05:00March 18th, 2020|Eco-Friendly, Green Living|0 Comments

As a proud Gold Sponsor of the recent Going Green Matters environmental fair on Sunday, March 8th, we were delighted to see so many participants and families learn ways to live sustainably and care for our environment. Eco-stations with local volunteers and community resources shared helpful tips for the home and garden, exhibitors showcased [...]

18 03, 2020

Raised Vegetable Gardens For Health & Happy Gardening

By |2020-03-18T13:52:16-05:00March 18th, 2020|Family-friendly, Garden Planning, Rabbit Resistant, Uncategorized, Vegetable gardens|0 Comments

Varying heights of these timber raised planters allow a variety of fruits and vegetables to be grown and accessed easier. The addition of a large bubbling urn creates an elegant focal point. The idea of picking a vine ripe tomato or cutting lettuce for a salad from your own yard is enticing, [...]

13 02, 2020

Save The Date: Free Environmental Fair on March 8th

By |2020-03-16T10:25:29-05:00February 13th, 2020|Eco-Friendly, Events, Flowers, Garden Planning, Green Living, Landscaping, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Non-profit environmental organization Go Green Wilmette is having its annual free, family-friendly environmental fair called Going Green Matters on Sunday, March 8th from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the beautiful Michigan Shores Club, located at 911 Michigan Avenue, Wilmette. The event draws more than 1,400 participants from twenty communities. The fair's theme [...]

23 01, 2020

Save the Date: The Wild & Scenic Film Festival

By |2020-03-18T14:04:19-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Events, Family-friendly, Green Living, Uncategorized|0 Comments

*** We invite you to watch beautiful, daring, and thought-provoking short films about the environment and the people who passionately care for its inhabitants and resources.  Nature's Perspective is the proud main sponsor of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, happening right here in Evanston on Saturday, February 28th and on Saturday, March [...]