Evanston, IL Residential Landscape Architects & Contractors

Complement your beautiful home with Evanston landscaping by Van Zelst. From elegant historic properties to modern new construction, Van Zelst landscape architects can help you craft the perfect landscape to enhance your home and your lifestyle. We’ll start by talking with you about your personal tastes, entertaining style and specific landscape challenges, then help create the ideal design for your space. By thoughtfully integrating plantings with stonework and special touches such as a gourmet outdoor kitchen, welcoming fire pit or roof deck, the Van Zelst team can help you make the most of your outdoor living space.

The Van Zelst landscape architecture, installation and maintenance teams are well-recognized for creating award-winning landscaping designs throughout Chicago and the North Shore. Our work is on display in residential and business properties across the area, as well as the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Van Zelst professionals are also experienced in dealing with Evanston landscaping issues such as emerald ash borer, shady garden areas and drainage challenges, and have helped many families successfully address these issues. What’s more, we’re advocates of making green spaces greener through the use of environmentally friendly landscaping practices, installing permeable pavers, recycling yard waste and more.

The Van Zelst team offers complete skilled Evanston landscaping services, from site analysis, design and planting, to stonework installation by in-house masonry teams. Many of our clients also work with us on professional maintenance plans, to ensure that their lawn and garden remain in superior health and looking their best. Create a landscape that adds beauty and value to your property. Talk to the Van Zelst team and share your ideas and interests today.

Evanston Landscaping Resources:

These local gardening and conservation resources may be of interest to you:

  • The Garden Club of Evanston—Engage in community garden projects, seek tips from other local gardens and get involved with keeping Evanston’s green history alive.
  • Chicago Botanic Garden—Ideas and tips for your own garden, including plants well-suited to Evanston landscaping, gardening publications and inspiring landscape photos.
  • Garfield Park Conservatory—Get a taste of summer in the winter months and plan Evanston landscaping ideas indoors.
  • Evanston Garden Walk—Sign up to participate or enjoy the opportunity to take a closer look at some of Evanston’s premier landscapes, sponsored by the Evanston Environmental Association.