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Renovation in Lake Bluff

Finishing up a landscape walkway, steps, patio and pergola in Lake Bluff, Illinois ...
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Never to early to plan

At ILT Vignocchi we love those folks who call us in late fall and winter in order to start planning ...
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Horticulture Magazine celebrates 100 years

I am a lover of magazines.  Not online publications, the real deal.  When that shiny cover graces my mailbox at ...
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Inspiration from Net Zero Water

Our industry is one that produces a lot of waste and from our equipment, a good bit of pollution.  I've ...
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Newly installed patio and seat wall in Glenview, IL

The hardsurface industry has made some gigantic strides in terms of creating concrete products that resemble more closely natural stone ...
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Why Leaves Change Color

During the growing season, chlorophyll, essential for photosynthesis, is continually being produced and broken down and leaves appear green. As ...
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Professionalism is key

As a recent addition to the Illinois Landscape Contractor's Association Board of Directors, I found the most frequent conversation amongst ...
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Preparing for fall – next year

I find it interesting how many sites have so little fall interest.  It's probably because we all kind of forget ...
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Some of my favorite Bulbs for next Spring

I am a bulb junkie.  I think it may come from my mother's love affair with tulips, hence her nickname ...
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Watering guidelines – new and existing turf

Newly Seeded Turf Seed just planted should be CONSISTENTLY moist until growth begins.  This means a daily light watering for ...
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Watering Guidelines – new trees and shrubs

During the spring we generally receive a sufficient amount of moisture.  Spring to summer is probably the most critical transitional ...
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Donna Vignocchi Zych accepts position on ILCA Board of Directors

It's true that after spending many years away from volunteer life, I have accepted a position on the Illinois Landscape ...
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Welcome to our New Website

What am I most excited about at the moment? Why our new website of course! For those of you that ...
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