Green Rooftops

Vertical Gardening - Chicago Wall Garden

Vertical Gardening: Reaching New Heights

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Just because you live in an apartment, loft, condo, or row house, doesn’t mean you have to give up your gardening dreams. Plants are adaptable and resilient and can be grown in a variety of ways as a way to add a splash of floral color to your small space. If you have a small […]

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Ambassador Rooftop Design Chicago

Rooftop Garden Planning: Build a Lush Garden, While Maintaining Skyline Views

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Rooftop garden areas are becoming increasingly common in densely populated urban areas such as Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. Their tranquility provides a much needed respite from the day to day chaos of the fast paced city and can be used as outdoor living space, an entertainment area or simply as green […]

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Gold Coast Privacy - Chicago Landscaping Project

Getting the Most From Your First Landscaping Consultation

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Meeting with your landscape consultant to begin planning your garden space is an exciting time, but it can be a bit overwhelming too. There are so many choices to make. Relax. The landscape consultant is a professional who will help guide you through the important decisions, but to get the most out of your consultation, […]

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Zen Gardens

Zen Gardens & The Art of Gardening

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As far back as the end of the 1300s, Buddhist monks understood the power of communing with nature and the relaxing benefits of gardening. The style of garden they created, the Zen garden, mimicked the peaceful harmony of nature and attempted to generate good feng shui by directing the smooth flow of chi. Fast forward […]

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Sky Gardens – Turning Your Chicago Rooftop Into a Garden Oasis

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Rooftops are often underutilized spaces that most owners overlook. But a really good (and unorthodox) way to revamp your otherwise drab rooftop is to start a sky garden. A sky garden is exactly what it sounds like: a garden in the sky (AKA your roof). But it’s more than that. Having a sky garden says […]

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Before/After

Engineering Your Rooftop

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Engineering Your Rooftop Mar 14, 2014 PREPARING TO BUILD A LOAD-BEARING ROOFTOP DECK A rooftop deck is truly something special, and for many in Chicago building up is the only option for outdoor space. Providing you a convenient and versatile space without expanding the footprint of your home is a dream of many homeowners. If […]

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