Caring for Your Landscape

Caring for Your Landscape

Battered Boxwoods

Boxwood Looking Battered?

Based on the mind-blowing number of boxwood samples that arrive daily at our Wilmette store and are being seen by our landscape team, there’s a big, post-winter problem. The damage is largely attributable to two things- an insect (Boxwood leafminer) and record-breaking low winter temperatures.

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Using Plants for Privacy

10 Ways to Use Plants for Privacy

If you feel like a bit of a goldfish when you’re in your backyard, on display for all the neighbors to see everything you do, you probably want to find a way to add some privacy to your yard.

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Shade issues in the yard

Shade Issues In The Yard

Common problems we see homeowners having is when there is too much shade in their yard. Grasses won’t grow properly, plants can’t thrive, and flowers won’t bloom.

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Using Mulch in Landscape Beds

Why Should We Use Mulch?

Mulch serves many purposes in your outdoor space include reducing water evaporation, weed prevention, erosion reduction, and adding a beautiful texture to your garden.

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