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Plant of the Week: Monarda fistulosa

Plant of the Week! When considering winter interest in your landscape, don’t underestimate the potential of perennials. Many native forbs and grasses are sturdy enough to remain standing through winter weather, and their seed pods or spent flower heads take on a new beauty in this harsh season. Pictured here is one of these forbs,...
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Green Schools Consortium of Milwaukee Inaugural Conference

Marek Landscaping will be exhibiting at the inaugural Green Schools Consortium Conference taking place on Thursday, June 16th, from 7:30am-3pm at Highland Community School. A variety of companies, schools and agencies are coming together to provide resources for greening schools in Milwaukee. Pat O’Connor and Christie Mole will run Marek’s Soil Test Experiment which demonstrates...
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Two Marek Projects Win 2016 Mayor’s Design Award

Marek is proud to have been a team member of two projects that have received a 2016 Mayor’s Design Award: Tippecanoe Public Library and the patio at Cafe Corazon. Our work for the library project entailed landscape architecture and green infrastructure design, including permeable pavers and bioswales. At Cafe Corazon, the client wanted to add...
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Menomonee Valley Revitalization Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine

The magazine of the American Society of Landscape Architectures, “Landscape Architecture Magazine”, featured the recent Menomonee Valley revitalization in its April issue. The 15 page article (pages 120-135) goes into detail about the history of the site as well as the economic, political, social and environmental drivers that have influenced its evolution. Marek, mentioned on...
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