Our Favorite Natives and Pollinators

A Few of Our Favorite Natives and Pollinators to Beautify Your Garden Want to plant a natural garden filled with natives that are beautiful and sustainable? If you love to garden, chances are pretty good that you are hearing a lot about native plants and how critical they are in helping restore balance to our […]

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10 Years of Inspiring Partners in Gardening

Fostering a True Love for Gardening It’s great when we hear from our customers who love our mission of creating safe lawns with organics, and even greater when we’ve helped inspire them to discover a new passion for gardening and the outdoors. For some customers, putting their lawn in our hands gives them the peace […]

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Transforming How We Serve You

Our New Team Approach to Serving You We’ve always believed that our attention to customer service is one of our greatest assets (just behind not putting any chemicals down!). In our effort to continually improve your experience with Greenwise, we are excited to announce our new Client Relationship Management team. Just in time for the […]

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Lesser Celandine Can Destroy Gardens

Lesser Celandine

Beware of the yellow buttercup It’s that time of year when you might be noticing some pretty yellow flowers blooming in your garden or lawn, but don’t be fooled. They have the power to destroy your garden. Seriously. We’ve been getting several calls asking us, “What’s that little yellow flower that just popped up in […]

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Sparking Joy with Beautiful Spring Clean Up

Greenwise truck

I admit, rolling my t-shirts and organizing my drawers brought me a certain amount of joy this past winter. But, seeing the Greenwise crew performing a spring clean up, sparked some real joy. They edged my lawn and my garden beds, raked up and got rid of any remaining leaves, cleared debris, emptied old planters […]

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Discovering The Magic of Mulch

Mulch

What Is Mulch and Why Do I Need it in My Garden? I don’t know about you, but my garden goes from dowdy to dressed for Saturday night after I install mulch. An instant makeover. Basically, mulch looks amazing and naturally suppresses weeds while preventing soil and nutrient erosion. Typically, you add mulch to the soil […]

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Snow Mold: How Can Greenwise Help?

Snow Mold

Has Your Turf been Hit with Snow Mold? Our spring season has just begun, and Andy, one of our turf technicians, is seeing quite a few patches of snow mold. Snow mold is something we can see in the Chicagoland area after a long winter. The good news is that it’s fairly easy to resolve. If […]

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Kombucha: A Passion to Live Green

Regina and Doug at the Kombucha Brava tap room

We’ve got a lot of fascinating Greenwise clients, many of whom work hard in their effort to live a green lifestyle. Regina Sant’Anna and her husband, Doug Skites, are no exception. Three years ago, they made a radical life change. Doug went from working in the commodities market to working at the farmer’s market, and […]

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Greenwise Announces New Owner

Marc Wise and Austin Hall, Greenwise's new owner

Greenwise Announces New Owner Marc Wise, the founder of Greenwise Organic Lawn Care and Landscape Design, sold his company to Austin Hall. Hall’s vision is to grow Greenwise to be a leader in the landscape industry. Marc Wise founded Greenwise in 2007 with one truck and a mission to prove that organic lawn care works. […]

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