Green Living

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 [...]

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 [...]

3 04, 2018

Drainage Solutions

By |2018-05-01T13:24:48-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Drainage, Eco-Friendly, Garden Planning, Green Living, Water Management|0 Comments

For a homeowner with drainage issues, heavy spring rains can be more frustrating and worrisome. Major puddling may occur resulting in unusable yard space or dieback of plants and grass. In this article, we discuss some solutions that help to mitigate these problems. Bury and Redirect Downspouts Oftentimes, misdirected downspouts are the reason for [...]

9 05, 2016

Beekeeping Basics

By |2018-08-30T14:33:18-05:00May 9th, 2016|Beekeeping, Eco-Friendly, General News, Green Living, Pollinators|0 Comments

Beekeeping attire is not only fashionable, but also functional, as Nick can attest. Photo credit: Ian Shepstone. Spring is definitely here at our nursery, and things are buzzing with excitement…literally! This spring, Nature’s Perspective Landscaping is proud to welcome 10,000 new friends to our company. This past Saturday, we established our first-ever [...]

5 02, 2016

Save the Date: Sunday, March 13

By |2018-02-19T16:01:23-06:00February 5th, 2016|Eco-Friendly, Garden Planning, Green Living, Special Event, Things to Do|0 Comments

Photo credit: Go Green Wilmette. Looking for ways for you and your family to live sustainably? We invite you to attend the 10th annual Going Green Matter Environmental Fair on Sunday, March 13 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Avenue in Wilmette. Organized by non-profit organization Go Green Wilmette, this admission-free event [...]

16 06, 2015

It’s National Pollinator Week

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00June 16th, 2015|Back Yard, Eco-Friendly, Green Living, Landscaping for Birds, Pollinators|0 Comments

This week, June 15-21, 2015, is National Pollinator Week, and we thank the contributions of bees, birds, butterflies and bats-- small creatures that play a big yet overlooked role in producing an astounding variety of vegetable and fruit crops that sustain the world. The USDA says pollinators "help to produce crops like apples, blueberries, strawberries, melons, peaches, potatoes, [...]

16 04, 2015

Raised Vegetable Gardens

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00April 16th, 2015|Back Yard, Children's garden, Green Living, Vegetable gardens|0 Comments

Raised vegetable gardens are a great way to get almost anyone into growing their own fruits, herbs, and vegetables. Kids especially can have an amazing experience seeing plants start as seeds and mature to edible food. Families will be rewarded throughout season with delicious fresh vegetables straight from the garden. A mix of topsoil, compost [...]

9 04, 2015

It’s All About the Base: Permeable Paving As a Sustainable Solution

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00April 9th, 2015|Drainage, Eco-Friendly, Green Living, Water Management|0 Comments

  Permeable paving is ideal for a large area, like a driveway. Note the existing catch basin towards the garage door. The same driveway, showing the substantial depth of excavation required for the installation. Permeable paving is a transformative approach to sustainable site development. Permeable hard surface construction is part of [...]