Remodeling and Home Design


Schmechtig Landscapes programs are tailored to fit your landscape design, build and maintenance requirements.  For over 55 years our experienced and knowledgeable staff provides value and the confidence of depending upon one company to care for your Northfield, IL home’s landscape.  As a Schmechtig client you are assigned an Account Manager to direct your team in every aspect of landscape services knowing exactly when to perform each service, which will exceed your expectations.

If you are looking for a Northfield, IL area lawn landscape maintenance company or landscape design build firm, call us today for your complimentary consultation at 847-566-1233 or complete the online contact form.

Schmechtig Landscapes Professional Services for the Northfield, IL area:

Landscape Design
Landscape Construction
Weekly Grounds Maintenance
Weekly Lawn Service
Spring Cleanup
Fall Cleanup
Plant Bed Service
  Four Season Color Displays
Lawn Aeration
Rose Care Program
Garden Services
Fertilization of Lawn and Plant Beds
Weed, Insect and Disease Control
Seasonal Container Displays
  Animal Repellants
Winter Plant Protection
Tree Health Care


Here's a guide Schmechtig Landscapes put together to assist you in -

How to Choose a Landscape Maintenance Company
Many of us choose to hire a landscape maintenance company to care for our homes property. A full service company will be the best landscape company for you to hire. Given that you will be serviced each week by this company, you want to choose the best company for your needs.

Your search should begin with assessing your own needs. Are you looking for a lawn service company to mow your lawn each week or do you require more services like weeding, planting seasonal flowers, container pot service, lawn fertilization, plant fertilization and irrigation service?

Landscape companies vary in size and the services they provide. Some companies provide basic lawn care service while others provide additional services to basic lawn care offering everything you need to care for your landscape throughout the year: spring and fall cleanups; weekly grounds service which includes mowing your lawn, removing and disposing of debris before lawn mowing; pruning and trimming selected trees, shrubs, vines and ground cover; seasonal plant maintenance of perennial and annual beds and weeding. A full service landscape maintenance company will provide weekly grounds service and more knowing when to perform each service like a lawn fertilizer program and plant bed fertilizer applied by their own licensed operators, lawn aeration to help your lawn improve soil conditions and reduce thatch, plant root feed to provide plants with a readily available source of nutrients, insect control grubs for preventive and curative application control of grubs in your lawn, boxwood blight fungus control, dormant pruning, deer and rabbit control, snow removal, irrigation services and more.


Search online for landscape maintenance companies in Northfield and include lawn service companies in Northfield, lawn care companies in Northfield and landscapers in Northfield.  You will learn a lot about a company from their website. Websites reveal who they are and if they are a full service landscape company offering maintenance, lawn and plant fertilization, landscape design and build, outdoor furniture and accessory selection, irrigation and lighting service, snow removal and all other landscape services you need, all in-house. Look for accomplishments in the industry. Is the company a member and involved in their states landscape contractors association? Do they have Certified Landscape Technicians, horticulturists and other degreed licensed professionals on staff? What professional associations are they members of? How many years have they been in business? Do they provide a detailed written proposal to eliminate any confusion what you will be paying?

Once you have selected a few companies, review each landscape company’s proposal carefully. Some may seem low and others high. Make sure you clarify the wording on the service offerings to compare apple to apples. Find a company that aligns with you. Do you want a company who reaches out and is involved serving charitable organizations? Asking questions and being honest about your needs and monthly budget will ensure your satisfaction with the landscape and lawn company you choose.