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When Chicagoland blogger, Nicole Regan of Cedars & Rush embarked on updating her backyard landscape, she didn’t realize the importance of having a landscape design plan. While she’s the ultimate pro at creating a breathtaking tablescape, hosting a fabulous cocktail party, organizing a home, and so much more… Like many of us, landscape design was…

Once you’ve decided to renovate your yard, it’s time to think about landscape design. For any major transformation, we recommend working with a professional landscape designer to help think through your priorities. A pro can help you ask and address the many important questions that come up along the way—everything from what heartfelt details mean…

Welcome to The Tilly Guide To Landscape Design! As a national online landscape design service, Tilly partners with homeowners to help them simplify the often overwhelming process of outdoor design and yard renovation. As part of that promise, we’re here to walk you through the basics of landscape design and what to consider before embarking…

A front yard serves many important functions. We all know the concept of “curb appeal” and want to present our homes in the best way possible toward the street and the world. Whether your goal is to boost resale value, personal enjoyment, provide a welcoming entryway to guests, or simply to impress those passing by,…

Tilly now designs in parts of Canada, including the East Coast, Central and West Coast of Canada. Check out just a few recent Canadian Tilly landscape design projects that we love for their smart landscape solutions and the fantastic clientele we were able to collaborate with!  Front Yard & Back Yard Landscaping Refresh Location: Toronto…

With his three kids grown, Will Kernahan recently relocated to an apartment in downtown Chicago just steps away from the Lincoln Park Zoo. He took an interest in his new apartment building’s courtyard, which had been somewhat neglected and lacked year round interest. Will decided to spearhead renovations for his building with the understanding that…

Tilly loves a great fire pit to gather around so when one of our co-founders bought her husband a Solo Stove for Christmas, it was love at first sight.  If you haven’t heard of Solo Stove, check this sleek stainless steel fire pit that thanks to a signature airflow design gives you a smokeless fire.…

During the pandemic veggie gardens sprung up left and right when people were home more. This year with more time and experience, veggie gardens can be organized more thoughtfully! We love this as an addition to your yard because it’s a great way to get the whole family involved in gardening and get them outdoors. When…

A silver lining of the pandemic has been a less scheduled life with more time at home with family. Many homeowners have seized the moment to update their homes and landscape to create something they are proud of and that is multifunctional for their family. We rounded up some of our favorite designs this year…