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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 [...]

8 03, 2016

Groundcover Alternatives to Grass

By |2018-08-30T13:22:04-05:00March 8th, 2016|Curb Appeal, Easy-Care Plants, Flowers, General News, Landscaping, Lawn-free, New Plants, Pollinators, Shade gardens|0 Comments

Is there an area in your yard that lacks interest? Is there an area in your yard that just won’t grow healthy grass? Is your parkway uninspiring? This spring, instead of spending another year dissatisfied with it, consider filling this space with grass alternatives. By using lesser known groundcovers and ornamental grasses, these spaces can be [...]

19 01, 2015

Case Study: An Alternative Yard

By |2019-07-19T17:33:54-05:00January 19th, 2015|Case Studies, General News, Landscaping, Lawn-free, Shade gardens, Water Features|0 Comments

Our clients, Tom and Judith, traveled 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 [...]