Unexpected Beauty: Managing Your Property’s Premature Awakening With Confidence

Spring has an elegant way of ushering in a season of renewal and awakening, often bursting with color and the ...
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Protecting Your Landscape: How to Prepare for and Minimize Damage from Cicadas

As the warm weather approaches, so do the sounds that follow spring air. Early mornings are filled with songs from ...
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February Newsletter 2022

A Message from our President I humbly welcome you to a happy new year.  Humbly because it has been a ...
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Health and Well Being

During this period of time when we are all questioning what is important, what is crucial, I am in a ...
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Thank you to Vendor’s

We have amazing Vendors...from those that supply mulch and soil to stone and truck parts.  Our representatives spend time on ...
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OPERATIONAL UPDATE FROM ILT VIGNOCCHI: Along with you and the rest of the world, we’ve been closely monitoring the evolving situation ...
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Itasca Retreat

ILCA 2020 Gold Award Winter: Entertainment Retreat

Mature trees, water issues and outdated landscaping, were the issues that started this project. Our master planning took several different ...
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North Shore English Garden

ILCA 2020 Gold Award Winner: The English Garden

It is not often a client of many years’ states that it is time to start over.  A needed house ...
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Before and After

Plantings can make a huge difference for the feel of a front of a house. Plantings make it feel warm ...
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Balanced Spaces

Design can be all about balance:  Balance the amount stone.  Balance the amount the greenery.  Balance the amount of wood.  ...
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stone bridge

Bridge Beauty in Lake Geneva Wisconsin

We have a small saying around here.  If you can’t make it to Augusta then bring Augusta to you.  We ...
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ILT Vignocchi Fire Pit


Firepits:  Don’t need to be in a secluded part of the yard.  Don’t have to be strictly for s’mores.  Don’t ...
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endless summer

Inspiration Everywhere

A mix of various shades if pinks and purples can produce a striking arrangement. Even more so when you consider ...
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Front Gate Goals

For those that want a bold alternative to their front entrance, add some drama.  This climbing vine makes this peek ...
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