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Our Story

If you would like a quote from Robert C. Boyce, Registered Landscape Architect, contact us.

Is your home at one with nature? LET US help

Horticulture has fascinated Robert C. Boyce, owner, as long as he can remember. Robert got his start with mowing lawns and weeding gardens and eventually moved on to small planting jobs. Throughout high school and college, he worked at several Chicagoland nurseries and garden centers. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Illinois - Champaign in 1982, he started Lakeside Marina and Natural Environments in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. In the early 1980's Boyce helped pioneer the art and science of native landscaping. As environmental awareness grew, Robert became an expert at prairie, wetland and woodland restoration, installation and maintenance.  In 1990, he received his state licensure as a Registered Landscape Architect. We operate our landscaping and nursery business at the Old McHenry Road location. 

"To create and maintain natural landscapes that preserve

a healthy environment"

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