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27 04, 2022

Spring Into Action: Checklist For Starting Up Your Garden

By |2022-04-29T11:46:29-05:00April 27th, 2022|Garden Planning, Maintenance, Spring, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do a Spring Clean-Up. Rake and bag old leaves and debris. Cut back dead plant foliage that was left up last fall for winter interest. Edge your beds, walks, and fertilize beds and lawns. Apply a preemergent to stop the germination of crabgrass in your lawn. Cultivate beds and power rake the lawn. Cultivating [...]

3 02, 2022

Award Winner: Ramped & Revamped Midcentury Ranch

By |2022-02-10T10:08:27-06:00February 3rd, 2022|Awards, Back Yard, Bluestone, Case Studies, Curb Appeal, Design Ideas, Flowers, Front Yard, Garden Planning, Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Outdoor settings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On February 3, 2022, our complete landscape renovation of a mid-century home was recognized with a Silver Excellence In Landscape Award in Residential Landscape Construction by the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association. We are grateful for this recognition and the opportunity to create beautiful and functional outdoor living spaces. [...]

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 [...]

6 01, 2020

Looking back on 2019

By |2020-01-08T07:38:13-06:00January 6th, 2020|Design Ideas, Garden Planning, Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Outdoor settings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 was another busy year of interesting projects for our company. Here are some of the many transformations we accomplished last year, or revisited to see how they've progressed. We recommend first scrolling down to view each project side by side, and then returning to the top and clicking on the first image to [...]

27 09, 2019

H2Whoa: Simple Yet Effective Watering Solutions

By |2019-10-02T09:57:16-05:00September 27th, 2019|Maintenance, Uncategorized, Water Management, Watering|0 Comments

Keeping your garden well irrigated throughout the year is important. Lack of water causes your plants to become stressed, harming their aesthetic qualities and making them more susceptible to disease and pests. Therefore, it’s important to find a solution that will take care of your garden for you, especially if you plan on being [...]

9 10, 2018

Oaktober: The Importance of Oak Trees

By |2018-10-12T16:17:22-05:00October 9th, 2018|Eco-Friendly, Family-friendly, Plants, Things to Do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the 1880s, native oak trees comprised more than 60 percent of the Chicago region’s tree canopy. Today, that number has dwindled to only 5 percent. Sadly, oak trees are not only struggling in Illinois, but worldwide. About one-third of the world’s oaks are threatened with extinction, due to population growth, climate change and [...]

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