The Barn Blog: Dig it!

Since it just so lovely out, why not spend some time planning your spring landscape project. After being coooped up inside (most) of the winter, Chicagoans can't wait to head outside for spring and summer. And a great tool...

Shrubs with Autumn Color Steal The Show

by Julie Joyce on Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 10:08 AM

Landscape Shrubs for Autumn Color

Autumn Color. Are you researching road trips to see the trees changing color? If you love the chanding colors of fall, try planting a few of the biggest "showoffs" in your own backyard.


Easy Fall Lawn Care

by Julie Joyce on Thu, Sep 04, 2014 @ 10:56 AM

Easy Fall Lawn Care

Just a few steps to a beautiful, healthy lawn!

Now, now, now is the best time for many lawn care tasks, especially seeding and over-seeding. And it doesn't have to be hard or time consuming. Follow...

  Unique Perennial Bulbs

The first pop of green, working its way through the soil or even remaining snow is one of our most cherished harbingers of spring. The classic yellow daffodil is a sign of spring as All American as...

10 Landscape Shrubs with Amazing Fall Color

by Julie Joyce on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Looking to add some fall color to your landscape? Here are 10 shrubs that sizzle in the fall!

Fall Color. Everyone wants those bright reds, vibrant yellows and neon oranges which typically bring to mind Sugar Maples,...