Van Zelst Inc
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Meet the award-winning landscape architects at Van Zelst. For over 30 years, Van Zelst has provided complete design, installation and maintenance services throughout Chicago's North Shore and Wisconsin's Lake Geneva area. Look to us for year-round landscapes with breathtaking color, elegant outdoor kitchens and living areas, and expertly installed stonework, all designed around your lifestyle.

Services Provided
3D Rendering, Custom Fire Pits, Custom Water Features, Deck Design, Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Edible Gardens, Garden Design, Gazebo Design & Construction, Hardscaping, Landscape Design, Landscape Plans, Organic Gardens, Patio Design, Site Planning, Landscape Maintenance

Areas Served
Antioch, Grayslake, Gurnee, Lindenhurst, Wadsworth, Waukegan, Bannockburn, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Chicago, Crystal Lake, Deerfield, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Golf, Green Oaks, Hawthorn Woods, Highland Park, Highwood, Inverness, Kenilworth, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Geneva, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Long Grove, Mettawa, Mundelein, Northbrook, Northfield, Palatine, Park Ridge, Riverwoods, Vernon Hills, Wilmette, Winnetka

Certifications and Awards
Numerous ILCA, PLANET, and ASLA awards. See for details.
Landscapes that Burst with Color and Look Great all Year Long

Contact: David Van Zelst
Location: 39400 U.S. 41
Wadsworth, IL 60083
License Number: IL 157000110 / WI 159-14
Typical Job Costs: $15,000 - 450,000
Commented: Yellow Exterior The house finish is not paint. It is a custom blend of colors blended on-site with a stucco application. The specifications are unknown to us.
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Commented: lovely outdoor area The water feature is a granite millstone fountain from Stone Forest in Santa Fe, New Mexico ( This product was a standard order back several years ago. It should still be availabl...
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Commented: firepit finished height The height of the fire pit is 16" for stone veneer and 2" for bluestone coping totalling 18" in height.
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Commented: What is the ground cover in this photo? Purpleleaf Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
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Commented: Are those a type of yew on the border? The evergreen hedge you see on the left border is Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' (Dark Green Arborvitae) An excellent living wall, screen, or buffer between properties or outdoor spaces within a garden.
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Commented: hello, what are the plant names in this picture Upright japanese yew at left with euonymus vegetus along foundation, pachysandra groundcover with pink and white wax begonias along the lawn edge.
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