Rain gardens are not only the most popular solution to address flooding problems, it’s also a sustainable one. If you aren’t sure you actually have a problem with flooding, here are some telltale signs. READ MORE
One sustainable landscaping practice is Mulching. It’s a pretty common service that most landscapers perform on the regular basis. They apply two inches of fresh mulch to the bed, year after year, whether it’s needed or not; that becomes a problem. That is what happened to one of our clients, Tartan Lakes in Westmont Illinois. READ MORE
Here are 3 types of fungi you should keep an eye out for in your own back yard. These fungi can definitely impact you backyard if not treated properly.
Looking for a way to get your just listed house noticed? Going green will soon be it. The National Association of Realtors has just published a guide that will help the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) list the green features of a home. The data shows that this is exactly the kind of thing consumers are looking for.READ MORE
Green homes are seen to be expensive upfront but the long-term cost savings are now beginning to pay off. This is according to the new Dodge Data & Analytics study. The findings reveal a strong trend towards building more green homes.READ MORE
Having trouble getting tenants to renew their leases? Have lots of showing but few signings? Can’t figure it out? It might be the landscaping.
Hands down, the hottest trend is the seed-to-plate movement. It’s the next step in vegetable gardening. You can provide your family with 100% organically grown food from spring to fall. Why go to a farmers market when you can have your own right in the back yard?