Christine Migala

Services Provided
Original art pieces, Communication Design, and Garden Design services. I paint with oil, acrylic, and wall paint. I have marketing design skills, some website knowledge and another business called the freelance gardener. I design garden spaces and consult on landscape gardening projects.

Areas Served
I am in the Midwest region, NW of Chicago, can ship to anywhere.

Business Description
Studio Artist - oil paintings, acrylic, and wall paint. My style is contemporary & abstract, with bold colors.

Garden Designer too! I emphasize using native plants and work towards low maintenance and biodiversity for a healthy and naturally beautiful garden.
Harvard, IL US 
Christine Migala 
400 Front St
Harvard, IL 60033 
Christine Migala is following Martha O'Hara Interiors
August 10, 2014
Christine Migala likes an ideabook

Great Design Plant: Hibiscus Syriacus ‘Sugar Tip’

As pretty as a party dress, ‘Sugar Tip’ has layers of pink that catch the eyes of butterflies Full Story
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I live at about .500 miles (800 km) north of the Canadian-US border. I have a beautiful hibiscus of this type, though not this specific one. It has a woody stem which dies down to the ground every winter but grows again from the ground level in the spring. This means it doesn't get very tall. Its enormous flowers begin blooming about mid to late August. I then hope that our first killing frost doesn't come until the end of September so that the many buds have a chance to open.
last Friday at 1:52PM     
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Moses Omilia
I love hibiscus and I have at least five different varieties growing in our country home garden. Somebody rightly said that hibiscus needs neither too much water nor too little. It is a hardy plant, though, and can resist severe droughts when fully grown. Our climate is Tropical Savanah and hibiscus does quite well. I have known hibiscus not only to be drought resistant but it also less prone to disease which reduces the need for spraying.
Much of the hedge around our home is made of hibiscus which has interlocked with the chain-link fence and provides shade both our free range chicken, plus creepy native plants which grow under it that are food to the chicken, besides the insects which dwell in the undergrowth.
The other advantage hibiscus offers to my family is that we are able to feed to our livestock whenever the hedge is trimmed.
last Saturday at 12:06PM     
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Christine Migala commented on an ideabook

Top 12 Summer-Blooming Perennials for Deer-Resistant Drama

Can you have garden color, fragrance and exciting foliage with hungry deer afoot? These beauties say yes Full Story
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Christine Migala
August 10, 2014 at 8:36PM     
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o.k. i've been holding out on all of you. one year the deer were especially bad and my husband was complaining about the lack of color in the yard. no amount of logical explaining about the deer could stop his complaining. this is how i solved the problem. i bought good looking plastic flowers and "planted" them in the garden! he thought i was brilliant and the problem was solved :-)
last Thursday at 7:23AM     
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Deer in highly populated suburban areas are not afraid of motion. They don't even move when a car is coming directly towards them. They are very adaptable to their surroundings!
last Thursday at 7:26AM     
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Review by brucechurch:

Having worked with Chris on multiple projects I can personally vouch for her talent and professionalism. Not only is Chris an artist/designer with tremendous ta...
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Review by amirevord:

Christine is one of the MOST original artists I've ever known... I have known her since childhood, and her work has grown exponentially over time... I am prou...
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Review by karenfromsouthernil:

This artist does an outstanding job. Truly love the bold colors ...this lends much beauty to the abstract and contemporary art that she designs.
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Review by kisacson:

Not only is Christine a terrific painter, she is reliable, straightforward and positive to work with. I recommend working with her!
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