BOTANICAL CONCEPTS CHICAGO: IN THE NEWS
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SKY HIGH SERENITY
An urban couple calls on a landscaper's interior design skills to create a peaceful, plant-filled sanctuary in the frenzied heart of Chicago.
By Steve Slack
Photography by Kritsada | field editory: Shirley Remes
Deadheading daisies often follows dessert at alfresco dinner parties hosted by Chicagoans Tom and Pat Kapsalis. Guests can't help but get into the gardening mood when surrounded by lush greenery, enveloped in the heady aromas of heliotrope and sweet-scented gardenias, and sealed away from the sounds of the city behind thick, vine-covered walls.
A former commissioner of planning and aviation for the City of Chicago, Tom put his plotting skills to work in desi...