What are 3 benefits of landscaping in Elmhurst

Landscaping can bring numerous benefits to homeowners, businesses, and communities, both aesthetically and practically. Here are some of the key benefits of landscaping Aesthetically pleasing Landscaping enhances the beauty of a property by adding visual interest, color, and texture. A well-designed landscape can create a relaxing and ... More

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Grass- Miscanthus, Purpurascens

This Maiden Grass is known for its beautiful fall display. The bloom occurs in September and October and is a beautiful display of tight silvery plumes that arise about two feet above the leaves. The foliage turns a magnificent red color late in the season. More

Grass- Miscanthus, Variegated

This ornamental grass has a loose mounded yet arching habit. The leaves are green with white stripes creating a variation in foliage color. Variegated Maiden Grass prefers full sun but can tolerate some shade, and creates movement and sound in the landscape when the wind blows through the grasses. More

Grass- Northern Sea Oats

This native grass makes an excellent groundcover and accent plant. It is known for its fish-scale shaped spikes that appear in midsummer above green foliage. This is one of a few grasses that do well in the shade. More

Grass- Prairie Dropseed

This native plant is excellent to use in both small and large scales. The fragrant flowers appear in August, two to three feet above the fine textured emerald green foliage. It is easy to grow and tolerate of drought and all soil types but should be planted in the sun. More

Grass- Prairie Dropseed, Dwarf

'Tara' is a dwarf form of the native Prairie Dropseed. These flowers stand more upright. The golden colored flowers are fragrant and bloom starting in August. More

Grass- Switch, Northwind

Northwind's tiny white flowers emerge in September. This switch grass has an upright form and should be planted in the sun. More

Grass- Switch, Shenandoah

Shenandoah is the shortest switch grass. Reddish foliage appears as early as June and cloud like red flowers appear in September. It does best in sun. More

Grass- Feather Reed Grass, White

A clump forming cool season grass. The foliage is varigated yellow that fades to white during summer. The red flower appears beginning June and lasts til August. More


Cockspur Hawthorn is a broad-rounded, low branched tree with wide spreading horizontal branches. The tree blooms in May with white flat topped flowers. In September and October the tree sets a deep red berry that persists into late fall. More

Hemlock, Canadian

The Canadian Hemlock is a graceful pyramidal shape. It can be used very effectively as a specimen plant or as a hedge. Unlike most evergreens it is happiest in shade, though it will grow in sun if provided with adequate moisture. This tree is reliably hardy if protected from wind. However, moist heavy soils are not appropriate... soil should ... More

Holly Winterberry

Winterberry is a deciduous shrub (it will lose its leaves in the winter) that puts on spectacular shows of red berries in the fall and winter. Green throughout most of the year, it has small white flowers that are relatively insignificant before the berries steal the show later in the year. These red berries look stunning with a backdrop of ... More


This tree is nice to provide light shade and has a very delicate and sophisticated silhouette. It's a relatively fast grower. Honeylocusts can have very nice yellow fall color and there are even some varieties that have yellow leaves year round. It withstands a wide range of conditions and tolorates drought. More


This ornamental tree has year round interest. Smooth gray bark brings interest into the landscape in winter, small ribbed fruits in the summer and brilliant colors of yellow, orange and red in the fall. More

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Erica – Premier Dermatology     
"I would gladly refer your company to my friends and neighbors. I just wish I had taken pictures of the backyard before the transformation. My backyard is now beautiful and I can't wait to entertain."
Carol – Naperville     
"I wanted to thank you for your great service, and our beautiful brick patio. We receive compliments from people who walk by our home on their way to the park. Some have brought their friends and relatives by to see it. It has transformed the way our home looks, and provides a warm and elegant entrance for anyone who comes to visit us."
Kathy & Frank – Hoffman Estates     
"Please send our thanks and appreciation to Scott Hutchings. He worked with us on our landscape project from design to completion. He took the time to revisit us three different times to answer questions and help us make changes to achieve our goal. We could not be more pleased with the final outcome and I am happy to say that many people have come by to ask who we worked with and tell us how beautiful our landscape looks."
Ron and Mary – St. Charles     
"Ben, Thank you for all your hard work and planning for the installation of our patio and front walk. We greatly appreciate your professionalism and dedication to seeing the project through with great results. It turned out so well, and I could not be happier with the end result."
Joseph – Lake Zurich     
"I was motivated to write because the quality of the product and service exceeded my expectations. To Jenny Ubben who provided a superb design and Ben Ubben whose customer service and follow through were much appreciated and to the crew who completed the landscape, I want to extend a sincere thanks."
Brad – Fox River Grove     
"The design of our patio was unique and outstanding. He took the time necessary to determine what would be best for our needs and he always made us feel like the job at our house was his top priority."
Wayne – Elmhurst     
"Audrey, You are a pleasure to work with and the landscape team did a beautiful job. Thank you!"
Cathy and Bob – Downers Grove     
"What a joy to look out from the windows and admire your work along with coming home at night to a beautiful entrance. Grant & Power Landscaping has exceeded our expectations!"
Joe and Jan – Wayne     
"The entire experience has been enjoyable. We want to thank Jan, Elias Hernandez, Pedro Miranda, Alberto Hernandez and Miguel Monnarez. Each one had a part in making our dream come true. The entire installation process was done with care."
Fernando and Sandra – Wayne     
"All of our neighbors comment on the wonderful improvement we made. It actually surpassed even our own expectations. Hats off to Jan, Angel and all others who contributed to this success. What Teamwork!"
Helen and Harold – North Riverside     
I would like to thank you for the exceptional work that you did on our front landscape. You transformed our ideas, perfected them and gave us a unique, beautiful piece of art. We knew, the day that we met you, you were the one."
Dan and Sandra – Naperville     
"Working with Grant & Power has been a pleasure from start to finish. Thank you for the great work! From our first to last contact, we have been impressed with the professionalism of the firm."
John and Wendy – Rolling Meadows     
"For people who want a beautiful landscape...but who also want a responsive partner and great ideas...you won't do any better than Grant & Power."
Michelle and Don – Lisle     
"I would say that my experience with Grant & Power Landscaping was defined by integrity, initiative, and follow-through, key traits that I value highly. I have been happy to praise G&P to others, and will continue to do so. I am now, finally, looking forward to a beautiful spring and summer in my restored back yard."
Maura – Hinsdale     
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