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A smaller, weeping shrub or tree with lacy leaves attaining deep-red to purple foliage. Protected it in an area where there is limited afternoon sun and wind). It's a cutie which only grows to 3-7ft tall and does that rather slowly. You'll be charmed by its delicacy!
If you want a deep red maple that grows fast this is a true contender. It is a variety of Red Maple that grows 40-60 ft tall, holding its round shape. Just when you think fall is about to turn to winter this last of the Red Maples variety presents its fall color.
Maples as a rule are beautiful and this is one of the most beautiful with its trifoliate leaves. Add to that the wonderfully orange to bronze, peeling, papery bark which provides year round interest. It is oval to upright shaped. This trees has vibrant, scarlet autumn foliage.
The most highly rated of the Red Maple varieties. Grows 45 ft tall. Upright oval, fairly fast growing maple that turns orange to bright red in the fall.
A hardy, native tree growing 50-70 ft tall which maintains an oval to rounded shape and very dense foliage. Bright fall colors of yellow, orange and red show up, all on the same tree! It's like winning the tree lottery! Grows slow to medium.
Adding an engraved name rock is a great way to add that personal touch to your home. Have it engraved with your name or address to welcome your friends and family. Our Granite Boulders range in colors from tan to rust, light gray to dark gray, and varying shades of pink.
Adding an engraved name rock is a great way to add that personal touch to your home. Have it engraved with your name or address to welcome your friends and family. Our Weathered Sandstone Boulders are beautiful, natural looking boulders, that will look great in any landscape!
You will find this perennial to be an easy to grow plant with masses of spiked lavender/blue flowers lasting from spring until fall. Trim off the spikes which have bloomed to assure continued flowering.This mounded plant has grey-green aromatic foliage. Divide it when blooming is completed, if you want. There are many varieties that range in size from 10 inches-36 inches tall.
Truly the “cat’s meow”, the best Nepeta we’ve seen yet! Unlike most Nepetas that have a bit of a wild, unkempt look, this first class selection keeps its tidy, dense, rounded shape all season long.
Its small, grey-green, aromatic leaves are topped with well-branched stems carrying spikes of sky blue flowers with purple calyxes from early summer into early fall.
‘Cat’s Meow’ has everything today’s gardeners are looking for: a low maintenance, drought tolerant, deer resistant, long blooming perennial that looks great all season.
Compact deciduous shrub with dark crimson-red leaves. Pink or white button-like flowers adorn this spreading, coarse barked plant which is attractive year-round. Very show shrub growing 4-8 ft tall. Prune it, as needed, after blooming. You may choose to cut it to the ground in the winter so it will rejuvenate.
A tremendous, majestic oak tree with produces large acorns, from three fourths inch to one and one half inches, in time. It takes awhile before the acorns appear! Tree bark is a rough texture and provides plenty of interest. Will tolerate drought conditions.
A upright and columnar form of Oak that has glossy, bright green leaves with silver undersides. It turns golden yellow in the fall.
Swamp white oak is a medium sized, deciduous tree with a broad, rounded crown and a short trunk which typically grows at a moderate rate to a height of 50-60' (sometimes larger). Leaves are dark, shiny green above and silvery white beneath, with 5-10 rounded lobes or blunt teeth along the margins. Fall color is yellow, but sometimes reddish purple. Fruits are acorns.. Can take swampy locations in bottomlands and lowlands, such as along streams and lakes, valleys, floodplains and at the edge of swamps. Also has surprisingly good drought resistance.
A decidedly distinct pyramidal shaped oak growing 55 ft tall shares scarlet fall coloring. It has a medium growth rate. Like the bur oak, the acorns may not show up the first several years. Be patient, relax and enjoy the shade in your yard! This tree will tolerate dry conditions.
Consider the red oak to be a major sized oak tree, one good for timber if that's a consideration. It has few far-reaching branches, tending to go up high and spreading its "head" . You're going to find this a remarkable addition to your landscape. So will your great-great-great...grandchildren. It can live to be 300 yrs old!
This is the Illinois state tree. Where did you plant yours??? If you don't have one yet, get it now! A strong, disease-resistant, slow growing oak reaching 60-80 ft tall. Its rounded shape displays yellow fall color. The bark is whitish-gray. Sit down. This tree will live between 500 and 600 years if you and all its other owners care for it!
A patio constructed with brick pavers.
Granite blend mission pavers installed as a patio. Also displays stairs built from Creta stone and caps.
Cedar creek red mission pavers with a charcoal border
A patio using a tumbled Bavarian or Roman brick paver. Adds an aged look to your patio and walkway.
A special paver package that makes a very natural 11 ft diameter circle. It is a show stopper!
Permeable pavers allow water to filter through, making them ideal for a variety of installations; including raised patios, driveways, and walkways. They come in three sizes that are each modestly textured. This provides a random, and more natural, look and feel.
Thornbury pavers are textured to give a more natural look, and come in three sizes that give your patio a random feel. Can also be used as a permeable paver for special applicaitons.
Paver patio with steps
Natural stone pavers quarried in Turkey. They are ideal for patios, pool decks, porches, and landings. They are slip resistant. They do not retain heat, unlike concrete pavers. They have a tumbled finish that gives a texture to the travertine.
An ornamental tree with an oval shape meaning it grows up more than out. In fact it reaches 20-25 feet tall. Work it into your landscape, in a narrow spot or as a street tree. This fast growing tree has white blooms which appear in mid-spring and are followed by glossy green foliage. Fall colors range from red to purple to orange.
This tremendous improvement over ‘Husker Red’ has much darker foliage that emerges wine purple and keeps its color much better through the summer heat. It grows a bit taller than ‘Husker Red’ and produces masses of pink, rather than white, flowers in early to midsummer depending on the zone.
A great hummingbird attracting plant with trumpet shaped rose purple flowers!
Early bloom time, free flowering plant that attracts hummingbirds! Great pink blooms do wonderfully in the sun. The plant maintains its uniform shape and remains somewhat compact.
Very hardy shrub-like plant that blooms May-June. The flowers provide strong fragrances and a color range from red-pink-white. Grows 36 inches tall. Works well as a cut flower. Divides easily.
A spring blooming ground cover reaching only 4-6 inches in height. Blooms various colors in April and May. Great for hard to mow areas and it is sun-loving. Pinch it back after blooming and it will be more dense the next year. You may also divide them after blooms are gone.
These sentimental favorites for old-fashioned gardens provide large heads of flowers growing 18-36 inches tall on upright stems. Various colors from white-purple-pink. Blooms June-August. Very fragrant! Works well as a cut flower.
A beautiful open tree with bluish-green needles. Fast growing tree reaching 40-50 ft in height. Makes a great windbreak. Be sure to avoid the extremes of heavy, continually wet soils and gravelly, drought-prone soils when selecting planting areas.
Small vase-shaped tree that blooms purplish-pink in early spring before the heart shaped leaves appear. Medium speed grower that gets 15-20 ft tall. Yellow fall color. Can handle shady situations. When your redbud blooms you can be certain spring is in progress!
Probably everyone in the area is familiar with redbuds but what about a variety of redbud having purple leaves? We have it covered! Plant yours when it is very young and leave it undisturbed. Full sun to partial shade is fine. Leaves become more muted as they mature and by fall they may be varied in shadings of purple, reddish-purple, and even orange.
New foliage lights up the environment with golden-orange shadings which mature to yellow and eventually to green. Contrasting pinkish-purple flowers arrive in spring. Leaves are a brilliant yellow in the fall. This tree is vigorously cheerful, a fabulous addition to any "statement" area.
The Royal White Redbud is a small ornamental tree or shrub that puts on a stunning spring display. You’ll be amazed by the staggering number of blooms that blanket your Redbud in the spring. Prolific clusters of pristine white, pea-sized flowers seem to encase the bare branches in spectacular color.
In the summer the beauty of your Redbud becomes apparent. Heart shaped leaves emerge with a unique bronze hue, later changing to green.
Your Redbud’s leaves will progress to a lovely blue-green until spicing up your autumn landscape with a lively yellow.
A dwarf rhododendron shrub which grow 4 ft. tall and is laden bloom lavender flowers in early spring. Deep green leaves turn bronze in the winter. The hardiest of all rhododendrons although dappled sunlight is better than full sunlight. Oh, and some wind protection is very welcomed; you'll be greatly rewarded when it blooms.
White limestone rock that is 4-10 inches in size. It is used to help with erosion. Get plenty of it if you have an area that is disappearing right before your eyes or right under your feet!
This is a decorative, natural gravel which actually resembles bark mulch. It is very lightweight. One ton covers approximately150 sq. ft. We'll bring it and put in place for you or if you feel energetic you can distribute it where you want it to be.
A decorative gravel, brownish-cinnamon coloring and varied in size from 1/2" to 1". This can be flattering to many shrubs, trees, and plants.
A decorative gravel that is a mix of colors, mostly beige, gray, and a little pink. It varies in size from 5/8" to 2" and is practical just about anywhere. Mix it in with bigger cobblestones and/or boulders.
A decorative, gray-purple gravel. It comes in 2 sizes 5/8" and 1 1/2". Flatters many plantings - try it under bright green shrubs or yellow blooming flowers. Get creative and put it with orange flowers or hot pink...it's nature, it's natural, let it show!
A ground cover shrub rose growing approximately12 inches tall. Masses of hot pink, red or white blossoms appear throughout the summer. This shrub is highly disease resistant! Shiny green leaves make a great background for any color of blossom.
A beautiful yellow shrub rose! This rose blooms May-October and is very fragrant. A perfect rose for any garden.
Everyone who "wished they could grow roses" before has no excuse now for these are the NO FEAR ROSE. Florescent cherry red/dark pink (warmer weather) to fire engine red (cooler weather) blooms and purple foliage last all summer! The bush reaches 3 feet in size. The blooms add abundant fragrance which will cause you to linger. Beware!
Hey! What we said about the Knockout Rose applies doubly here. FEAR NOT you who have hesitated to try roses. This is one we know will amaze you (and the neighbors). Low maintenance, disease-resistant, and superb blooming habits make it a tremendous addition to your landscape. Go for it, First Timers!
Pink had better be a favored color for this fearless bloomer for the beginning rose grower will land you in the midst of abundantly pink spaces when you plant this knockout.
An upright growing shrub, with green serrated leaves. Lavender, double blooms appear from mid to late summer. Maturing at 4 feet wide and 8 feet tall, these Altheas are tolerant of various soil types, pH levels, drought, and pollution.
An upright growing shrub, with green serrated leaves. Pink, double blooms appear from mid to late summer. Maturing at 4 feet wide and 8 feet tall, these Altheas are tolerant of various soil types, pH levels, drought, and pollution.