How to Know When to Replace or Rejuvenate Shrubs

If you’re bothered by a few of your shrubs that look more like an eyesore than an enhancement to your landscaping, you’re not alone. There are times when shrubs are planted in the wrong places or are nearing the end of their lifecycle. In these cases, you should ask yourself a few questions. When to …READ MORE

We Finished Your Landscape Design Project, Now What?

If you previously hired Landscape Creations to complete a landscape design project for you, let’s stay in touch. We are grateful for all of the customers and homeowners we’ve met as a result of our over 25 years in business, so we’d like to continue to serve as a resource for you in the years …READ MORE

Case Study: Bartlett Outdoor Entertainment Area

Design and install an outdoor entertainment area with a water feature and fire pit. Include mature trees and existing heirloom plants within the new landscape design. Outdoor Entertainment Area Challenge Incorporate wooded and shaded setting with mature oak and hickory trees within the area of desired development. Consider sloped topography, at 4-5’ of grade. Connect …READ MORE

10 Benefits of LED Landscape Lighting Versus Traditional Bulbs

When the sun sets, residential LED landscaping lighting will offer you a more cost-effective and sustainable alternative to traditional halogen or incandescent bulbs. While traditional bulbs may be cheaper in the short term, the long-term benefits of outdoor LED lighting will most assuredly outweigh your initial investment. Low voltage LED landscape lighting is much more …READ MORE

Case Study: Wheaton Landscape Renovation

This Wheaton, IL landscape project required us to use a great deal of innovation in order to tie in the remaining plantings and architectural elements with the new. Landscape Renovation Challenge Restore, rebuild, and renovate a landscape that had been destroyed in a tragic home fire while updating the landscape and hardscape to modern trends …READ MORE

10 Stunning Ways to Incorporate Roses in Your Landscaping

When considering perennials to incorporate into your landscaping, few create the stunning impact that roses do. Most roses are either shrubs, ramblers, or climbers. This means that thoughtful placement can make a world of difference when it comes to visual appeal. Climbing roses on a brick wall or trellis. Roses can add seasonal color and …READ MORE

How to Plan for Commercial Snow Removal Services

If you’re a business owner or property manager in DuPage County, be sure to prepare for freezing temperatures long before winter arrives by hiring the right commercial snow removal company. Put safety first by reducing your organization’s chance of being exposed to snow or ice-related hazards such as slips, falls, traffic accidents, and property damage. …READ MORE

Case Study: Lombard Outdoor Entertainment Area

If you enjoy welcoming guests to your home, an outdoor entertainment area can be a worthwhile investment. We can help you create an inviting and practical extension of your living space. For this Lombard-area homeowner, the goal was to design and install an outdoor entertainment area that would provide privacy, functionality, and aesthetic appeal. Outdoor …READ MORE

8 Important Paver Deck Design Considerations

You’re ready to expand your outdoor living space by installing a new paver deck, but want to make sure that the end result is something you’ll love for years to come. Before you hire a landscape designer to install your new paver deck, make sure you’ve thought about a few important things. Decide on the …READ MORE

How to Select the Best Brick Pavers

Is it time to install a new paver patio, walkway, or driveway? If so, there are a few things you should know about brick pavers, and why the right paver manufacturer can make a big difference in your finished project. The most important thing you should keep in mind when obtaining quotes is that the …READ MORE