6 Essential Summer Pruning Techniques for Chicago Commercial Landscapes

6 Essential Summer Pruning Techniques for Chicago Commercial Landscapes

Trees and shrubs bring more than just color to your commercial property in Greater Chicago.

They add color and greenery that people can enjoy as they shop at your retail center or work at your office park. They can ease the nerves and worries of your healthcare patients and stressed-out medical professionals. They can bring color and texture to your industrial facility or homeowners’ association grounds.

And in all of these commercial property types, trees and shrubs bring plenty of other benefits. Placed correctly and maintained well, these plants can lower energy bills, manage stormwater by reducing erosion and flooding, sequester carbon, and provide food and shelter for wildlife. Trees and shrubs can even increase spending at your retail center or boost recruitment and retention at your multifamily property.

But to continue providing these benefits, your trees and shrubs must remain healthy and strong.

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Key Landscaping Services to Promote Wellness in Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities

Key Landscaping Services to Promote Wellness in Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities

Landscapes can bring a lot of positivity to people.

The physical benefits of getting outside in nature are obvious, but there are also social, emotional, spiritual, and psychological benefits.

This is what makes gardens amazing additions to hospitals and healthcare facilities in Greater Chicago. They can offer so many advantages to their patients, staff, and visitors.

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How Warm Winters Impact Your Chicagoland Landscape (& How to Avoid Damage)

How Warm Winters Impact Your Chicagoland Landscape (& How to Avoid Damage)

In Greater Chicago, we look forward to a warm spring and summer after our typically cold and windy winters that bring lots of snow and ice.

The warm weather brings chances for enjoying outdoor activities like your backyard cookouts, relaxing with family and friends on the patio, and playing with your dog on the lawn.

Typically, Greater Chicago temperatures begin to warm up in early April.

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The 12 Best Flowering Trees for Commercial Landscapes in Greater Chicago

The 12 Best Flowering Trees for Commercial Landscapes in Greater Chicago

There’s not much flowering trees can’t do for your Greater Chicago commercial property.

Those delicate blooms and the intoxicating fragrance they bring. Many times, they are the first to bloom after a long winter, and if that doesn’t draw more people to your property, we don't know what doesn’t.

Flowering trees can be great additions to your commercial properties, especially near patios, along sidewalks, and near entryways.

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Why Fall is a Great Time to Landscape in Frankfort, Mokena & New Lenox

Why Fall is a Great Time to Landscape in Frankfort, Mokena & New Lenox

As the weather cools and fall approaches, you may start to think less about your landscape.

But this is actually a great time of year to think about landscape installation in Frankfort, IL. Autumn’s shorter days, less intense sunlight, more rain and cooler temperatures all provide a better planting environment.

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How to Increase the Lifespan of Shrubs on a Commercial Property

How to Increase the Lifespan of Shrubs on a Commercial Property

Whether you manage an office park, retail center, industrial facility, or other type of commercial property, you likely notice how shrubs can make a big difference in adding pops of color, unique texture, and interesting elements to the landscape. 

But there are so many options out there, which makes choosing commercial shrubbery overwhelming. You certainly don’t want to install plants that don’t do well in your space or make your property look bad.

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6 Benefits of Adding Flowers & Plants to a Commercial Landscape

6 Benefits of Adding Flowers & Plants to a Commercial Landscape

Everyone likes a little color in their lives. This is especially true with landscapes in commercial settings.

Amazing blooms bursting with bountiful, bright, bold hues add visual appeal and intrigue to your Greater Chicago office park, retail center, industrial property, warehouse or other commercial site.

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How to Choose The Right Plants for Landscaping in Illinois

How to Choose The Right Plants for Landscaping in Illinois

Whether you have a small space, a large entryway, a grand patio and outdoor living area, or just a space that needs sprucing up, plants can make a world of difference, adding pops of color, unique texture, and interesting elements to your Chicagoland landscape.

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