You can provide food and shelter for birds and butterflies no matter where you live. In the city of Chicago, this customer turned her parkway into an oasis that is not only beautiful but functional for wildlife. The parkway is only 20 by 11 feet but that’s big enough!
New landscaping can do a great deal to complement new construction or home repairs. In this garden of the week, Sage Advice created a design to make the most of a porch renovation.
This landscape for a formal Georgian style brick house in Lake Forest still has a relaxed feel about it, especially with lawn chairs set out front for summer relaxing. The look was achieved with a mix of formal shrubbery and informal groundcover with some natives and perennials mixed in.
This mid-sized suburban garden was redesigned to attract birds, using native plants and shrubs, and to provide a play area for grandchildren (foreground). The neighboring lot line house is in the background of the picture shown.