19 10, 2009

Why Do Leaves Changes Color in the Fall?

By |2018-02-19T16:01:31-06:00October 19th, 2009|Landscaping, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

We all enjoy the colors of autumn leaves, delighting in their ephemeral beauty, knowing that all too soon their leaves will drop and winter will be here. Have you ever wondered why leaves change color? Plant leaves contain pigments that give them their color. The three primary pigments in a plant leaf are chlorophyll (which gives [...]

14 09, 2009

Autumn is Great for Landscaping

By |2018-08-30T11:41:49-05:00September 14th, 2009|Fall, Landscaping, Paving and Hardscaping, Plants, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

Along with the milder temperatures and beauty of fall comes an excellent opportunity for landscaping for your yard. The cooler weather is a signal for plants to stop growing new shoots and leaves above ground, but not below. Trees and shubs continue to extend their root systems, making fall an ideal time to plant. [...]

16 03, 2009


By |2018-02-19T16:01:32-06:00March 16th, 2009|Press Release|0 Comments

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF PROVIDING BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES EVANSTON, ILLINOIS In 1979, when Tom Klitzkie had a full-time job as grounds manager for the Bahai' Temple in Wilmette and his wife Barbara Schwarz was the plant information specialist at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, they started their own business in off-hours. “We worked harder on [...]

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