This raised spa in Glenview, Illinois features a Lannon stone veneer with smooth concrete coping. The hard cover was provided by the homeowner and is manually removed.
Boxwood shrubs enclose perennial plant beds overflowing with hydrangeas. Daylilies and astilbe add punches of color. Shade flowers and a variety of trees add color and texture to the landscape.
A decomposed granite path adds casual elegance to pathways, the driveway and parking surface. It is reminiscent of the gravel pathways lined by linear boxwood hedges in French parterre gardens. Decomposed granite is weathered rock that has been worn into smaller pieces of crushed stone. The effect is natural and inviting, and is easy to...
A winding boxwood hedge adds structure to the landscape. The shrubs, lush perennials and turf are carefully manicured and managed for optimal health and beauty. Soil treatment keeps the hydrangeas pink to harmonize with the home and nearby astilbe.
Garden art, such as this classically inspired garden statue, adds interest to the order and organization of a formal estate garden. The garden statue becomes the focal point of the many linear views created by hardscape walls, bluestone patios, grassy walkways and boxwood hedges. In more formal settings, statuary enhances the personality of the landscape....
Replacing concrete upgrades the whole property. Extreme Home Makeover Winnetka, Illinois The owner of this home, a respected home builder, completely renovated the property — inside and out. Given his trade, the client wanted to maintain focus on the updated house itself. The Van Zelst team extended the new feel of the home into the...
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