Water Features

15 12, 2016

Case Study: Award-Winning Lakefront Property

By |2018-02-19T16:01:20-06:00December 15th, 2016|Awards, Case Studies, Curb Appeal, Drainage, Front Yard, Water Features|0 Comments

After: The new driveway curves around a cast stone fountain (not pictured). Before: The residence in 2001. Our clients own a lakefront Tudor revival home built in 1910, located in the Evanston Lakeshore Historic District. They shared an asphalt driveway with their neighbors, who reside in a newer construction home built [...]

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 [...]

18 07, 2014

A Water Feature For Every Garden

By |2018-02-19T16:01:25-06:00July 18th, 2014|Outdoor Living, Water Features|0 Comments

The sound of water from an outdoor water feature adds a relaxing, soothing element in a garden. Water features range from simple ones like a small fountain or bubbling rock that is easy to maintain, to pondless waterfalls that require a bit more maintenance, to those that are far more complex, like koi ponds, requiring high maintenance. Here are [...]

2 11, 2012

Case Study: Restorative Garden at Three Crowns Park

By |2018-02-19T16:01:29-06:00November 2nd, 2012|Case Studies, Flowers, General News, Landscape Lighting, Paving and Hardscaping, Plants, Water Features|0 Comments

Nature’s Perspective recently completed construction of a restorative water garden at Three Crowns Park, a senior community in northwest Evanston that has served its residents for over a century. Origins In the early spring of this year, Ariel Schrodt, a new resident of Three Crowns Park, had a vision of creating a memorial garden for his [...]