Bogs and Fens

Bogs and Fens

Helianthus was up in the North Country this winter and we were awed by the diversity of wetlands and their beauty even in the winter months.  Bogs are wetlands that occur in depressions in the landscape and have acidic, peaty soils. The bog plant community is...

A Walk in The Park For Mental Health

When warmer weather finally arrives in Southern Wisconsin, most of us have a strong urge to get outside. No matter where you work, one of the best ways to relieve stress is to take a break and go for a walk. The beauty of nature, which is always with us, can inspire...

Ugly Backyard Syndrome (UBS)

Does your yard suffer from Ugly Backyard Syndrome, otherwise known as UBS? The one shown below does. Luckily, this yard can be saved with creative design. We have all had many weeks to look at our yards from inside, but now is the time to have a landscape architect...