While the average passerby may not have an inkling of their presence, a growing number of Chicago highrise buildings are sporting green roofs. While twenty-first century architects and urban planners may regard a green roof as an innovative way to positively impact the urban environment, the concept is anything but new.
“Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye. Forecasts abound on the internet, But I, Punxsutawney Phil, am still your best bet, Yes, A shadow I see, you can start to twitter, Hash Tag: six more weeks of winter!” According to the now technologically savvy ground-hog, Punxsutawney Phil, we can expect six more weeks of winter. But just because […]
When organizing and designing a garden or landscaped space, a combination of plants may be more appealing to the eye. However, there are several things that should be considered when determining what types of plants should be combined and how to plan things out. Your combination of plants will become a living flower arrangement that […]
This week is Pollinator Week and we here at Countryside Industries would like to give you some facts about pollination so that your plants can thrive this year! Pollination is the result of pollen grains moving between flowers of the same species or even within one flower. This can happen through a variety of ways […]
Have you considered what you might do with your garden or landscape to take advantage of some natural decorations for the winter? Read This Interesting Article