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Maintenance- ILCA & PLANET Award Traditional Landscape, Chicago

Jennifer Hoxsie
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Photo of a large traditional partial sun backyard landscaping in Chicago for summer. — Houzz

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grayblg wrote:
What are the plants around the tree base and beds?
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That is an evergreen groundcover (Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet') that does really well in our Chicagoland climate. It prefers partial shade to shade (it will turn a bit yellowish in full sun), adaptable to most site conditions, and is low maintenance.

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grayblg

Many thanks!

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What Houzzers are commenting on:

kmreleford added this to Landscape Decor
Short ground cover instead of mulch
m n added this to monutt1's ideas
I like the idea of groundcover around base of tree, but NOT in a perfect circle.
khorthodontics added this to backyard
clean lines; healthy and lush plants but with controlled borders
Jean Robson added this to Landscaping
like the beautiful green at the base of this tree
kborcherding56 added this to kborcherding56's Ideas
around trees instead of flowers.more natural
Loryn J Mischke added this to Buchanan Backyard
I chose this photo less about the groomed areas and more about the transition from groomed to woodland.
Kalie L added this to Landscaping
want to surround bases of all trees with hostas

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