Aqua Fiori: Irrigation system repair and service.  Sprinkler Fall and Spring service.  RPZ Backflow test certification.  Service Area: West Suburbs Preferred  Terms: Labor 100% trade.  Cash for parts, materials, & equipment.  Location: 1215 N. 25th Ave., Melrose Park, IL  Contact: Gino Fioravanti  Telephone: 708-345-4433

Barthalomew Tree: Tree Trimming, Shaping & Removal, Stump Removal, Cabling & Bracing, Feeding & Fertilizing, Disease Diagnosis, Firewood, and Snow Plowing.  Service Area: Within an approximate 50 mile radius of Wheeling, IL  Location: Wheeling, IL  Contact: Randy or Lorie Bartholomew   Telephone: 847-279-1556

Brick & Stone Restoration: Masonry, Tuck Pointing, Chimney Repair/Rebuilding, New Brick work, Patios, Change Lintals, Power Washing, and Water Proofing.  Quality Craftsmanship!  Service Area:  Chicago and Suburbs  Terms: Labor is trade and materials are cash.  Contact: George Dobos   Location: Chicago, IL  Telephone: 312-806-0632

Castle Gardens: Nursery Stock For Sale.  Currently offering shade and ornamental trees only.  No evergreens, shrubs, annuals, or perennials.  Terms: Trading  Nursery Stock Only at 100% Trade.  Sale prices or discounts do not apply for barter.  Other plants and items are cash only.  Sales tax and Labor/Delivery is cash.  Available for barter weekdays  only.  No weekends! Available for trade by appointment only.  Email:  Location: 31776 N. Hwy 12, Volo, IL  Contact: David Fritz  Telephone: 815-344-9000

Dan's Landscape Service: Landscape Design, Consultation,  and Installation, Tree Service, Lot Clearing, and Landscape Maintenance.  Also Fence Installation, Power Washing, Snow Removal, and Excavation.  Service Area: Serving an area approx. 12 mile radius of Park Ridge.  Location: Park Ridge, IL  Contact: Dan Saulnier  Telephone: 773-774-0545

EverDream Nursery: Quality ornamental shrubs, trees, and perennials available in easy to carry size pots.  Most plants are prices at $4.97 per pot.  Larger plants occasionally available from our grow beds.  Terms: 100% Trade.  Sales tax is cash. By appointment only.  Location: 21922 Michele Lane, Antioch, IL  Contact: Tracey Gossman  Telephone: 847-838-1649

Grasshopper Lawn & Landscape: Lawn care & maintenance, fertilizing, landscape install & design, paver patios, drives & walls, outdoor living spaces, retaining walls, & fireplaces.  Service Area: Lawn care Naperville and West/Southeast.  Will travel farther for larger projects.  Terms: Labor is trade materials are cash.  Location: Joliet, IL  Contact: Terry Schorp  Telephone: 815-730-7600

Green With Envy: Lawn and Land Maintenance, Landscaping, Design and Installation.  Service  Area: Within 10 miles of Batavia and within 10 miles of LaGrange.  Terms: Services 100% Trade Materials are cash.  Location: Batavia, IL  Contact: David Muscato  Telephone: 630-262-8444

Hometown Landscaping: Lawn Care, Mowing, Pruning, Paver Patios, Retaining Walls, Fertilization, Spring & Fall Clean-ups, & Planting.  Terms: Labor is trade and materials are cash.  Service Area: Approximately 30 miles from Harvard including Huntley, Cary, and Crystal Lake.  Contact: Jeremy Adams  Telephone: 815-943-2326

Innovative Land Solutions: Landscape Design & Installation.  Specializing in hardscape projects and retaining walls.  Available for Spring and Fall cleanup.   No mowing.  Also providing holiday lighting for commercial and residential.  Certified Landscape Technician and President of Illinois Landscape Association.  Terms: Labor is trade and materials are cash.  Service Area: West Suburbs from 294 West along 88 corridor to Fox Valley.  Location: North Aurora, IL  Contact: Tim or Robin Caldwell  Telephone: 630-561-9552

Jims Trees: Tree Nursery offering many trees and shrubs.  Terms: 100% trade for trees.  Delivery, Guarantee, and  Installation available for cash.  Service Area: Services available for Orland Park, Tinley Park, Frankfort, Kankakee, Hammond, Munster areas.  Trees delivered to other areas.  Call for details.  Location: 1021 E. Eagle Lk. Rd., Beecher, IL  Contact: Jim Sprague  Telephone: Cell: 708-935-1115  Office: 708-946-3744

K.O. Dreamscape: Landscape Design, Installation, & Maintenance.  Brick & Stone Installations, Plant Nursery, Water Garden Design & Installation, Snow Plowing  Service Area: Lake County, South to Barrington, East to Lake Forest.  Will travel out of town for right job.  Location: 1510 N. Cedar Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL  Contact: Mike Hamelet or Karen Hamelet  Telephone: 847-546-5750

Lu & Schulze Enterprises: Home based small nursery offering seasonal plants, fall bulb & roots.  Terms: Live plants 100% trade.  By appointment only.  Location: Fox Lake, IL  Contact: Jolie Schulze  Telephone: 847-587-7696

Natural Settings & Designs: Interior Plantscape Design and Maintenance for Commercial spaces and offices.  Terms: Design and Maintenance 100% trade.  Extensive variety of plants can be purchased for cash.  Purchase not required.  Maintenance of customer supplied plants does not include replacement guarantee.  Service Area: Chicago Only  Location: 1363 W. Crystal St., Chicago, IL  Contact: Ron McManigal  Telephone: 312-735-6449

New Age Stone Werks: Paver Bricks, Retaining Walls, Fire Pits, Outdoor Kitchens, Masonry, Concrete, Maintenance, and More!  No jacking and no stamping.  Terms: Labor 100% Trade.  Materials are cash.  Service Area: West and Northwest suburbs   Location: Burlington, IL  Contact: Emanuel Chiu  Telephone: 815-757-0066

Payne Lawn Service: Commercial and residential lawn maintenance.  Cutting, Trimming, Aeration.  Serving Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, and Darien only.    Contact Kenneth Payne, 630-325-0357.  Email:

Pure Prairie Organics: Natural Lawn and Tree Care for both commercial and residential.  Child and pet save lawn care.  We use only environmentally friendly natural elements to keep your lawn and trees thriving.  Service Area: DuPage County, Oak Park, River Forest, Barrington, and surrounding communities.  Call to see if we service your area.  Location: Wheaton, IL  Contact: Bill Scheffler  Telephone: 630-510-2483

Straightline Landscaping: Weekly lawn service, fertilization, core aeration, bush trimming, irrigation/sprinkler system service/repair, landscape design, patio, walkway, and retaining wall installation, planting shrubs, trees, & flowers.  Terms: Labor is trade and materials are cash.  Service Area: Romeoville, Bolingbrook, Naperville, Orland Park areas.  Location: Homer Glen, IL  Contact: Brian Nitsche or Joe Urban  Telephone: 708-301-8396

Swifty Irrigation Systems: Residential and Commercial irrigation system installation, maintenance, seasonal opening and closing.  exterior lighting (low voltage) and holiday décor installation.  We put up and take down your exterior holiday lighting.  Service  Area: Entire AOB area.  Location: Wonderlake, IL  Contact: Abraham Delgado  Telephone: 815-861-2080

Wiedmeyer Landscaping: Complete landscape service including brick & stone Patios & retaining walls.  Terms: Labor is 100% Trade and Materials are cash.  Service Area: Fox Valley  Location: Dundee, IL  Contact: Steve or Denise Wiedmeyer  Telephone: 847-464-5075


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