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Chicago Rooftop Design and Landscaping: The Ambassador

10 Green Roof Trends to Keep an Eye On

Green Rooftops

If you’re a homeowner who is concerned about your environmental footprint, one of the ways you can make a difference might be just over your head. Green roof designs allow you to minimize your impact, and live a more eco-friendly life. And there are a lot of options currently on the market. For example… #1: A Living […]

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5 Tips for Urban Landscaping that Pops

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In the not-too-distant big-city past, the only spots of garden beauty were a few orchids in a penthouse greenhouse, the city park, or greenery coaxed from tiny pots by dedicated green thumbs (and honestly, they weren’t much to look at.) Few would have dreamed of the full-scale rooftop gardens and other entrancing hardscapes favored by today’s urban dwellers […]

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Top Urban Landscaping Trends of 2018

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Whether you are looking to update your yard, you are in the process of building a new home, or you like knowing the latest trends, you may be curious about what is currently popular in urban landscaping. Recent years have seen a shift in what is popular in landscaping particularly in urban settings, as people […]

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8 Tips for Enhancing Fall Curb Appeal

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It’s hard to match the natural color and wonder of changing leaves. Greens slowly melt into bright hues of oranges and browns. However, there is still plenty of fall landscaping requiring your attention. Here are eight tips to maintain your home during the fall and enhance its curb appeal. Tip 1: Rake It Up One of […]

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Chicago Rooftop Design and Landscaping: The Ambassador

Gardening Tips for Your Chicago Rooftop Deck

Green Rooftops

The view of Chicago from a rooftop is astonishing! The skyline, the buildings, the lights of the city. There is no better way to take in this breathtaking view than from your rooftop deck. Consider these helpful gardening tips when planning your Chicago rooftop deck. Plant Carefully A rooftop garden has different needs than a […]

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10 Tips For Beautiful Chicago Landscaping

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  Creating a beautiful landscape can seem a daunting task, at first. While it isn’t as simple as some articles would have you believe, there are some best practices you can utilize in your design and maintenance to ensure your outdoor space is as beautiful and functional as possible. Below we discuss ten of these. […]

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Types of Green Rooftop Designs: Overview of Green Roof Options

Green Rooftops

As the name implies, green roofs are environmentally-friendly roofing systems that allow for plants and vegetation to be grown on top of buildings with flat or slightly-sloped roofs. These roofs are growing in popularity due to the environmental benefits these roofs can provide such as reducing a building’s energy consumption, providing habitats for local wildlife, […]

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Myriad Benefits of Green Rooftops

Green Rooftops

Rooftop gardening and landscaping benefits your building, environment, neighbors, and your bottom line. Still a relatively new concept in America, the green rooftop movement is booming in Europe and the results are in: green rooftops are amazing and beneficial in myriad ways: Improved air quality Plants improve air quality – they uptake carbon dioxide and release oxygen […]

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Planning Your Year Round Garden

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Creating a beautiful year round garden requires a bit of planning. Creative planning can keep your landscape thriving and colorful no matter the season. Four Season Garden Planner The first step to planning any garden is to understand what grows well in your region. Depending on the climate where you live, you can combine perennials, […]

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