Wow! I am officially obsessed with the playground at Site 2. First, thank you so much for allowing the parents to come in and view it ahead of time! The "tour guides" [GRG staff] were super knowledgeable and it was apparent they took great pride in their work on this.
Second, I just can't get over how many activity spaces were able to fit into that area, and it is not crowded at all! It feels like it's a whole acre back there! I LOVE the almost exclusively 100% natural elements - it's so refreshing to see a playground that is not just made of plastic parts. And - it was finished on time...when does that EVER happen?!! The kids are going to be so excited, and how lucky they are!
- Parent at a corporate daycare facility playscape, Menomonee Falls, WI
REFRESHING and NATURAL.
GRG built an incredible outdoor nature playspace for my early childhood program and created a nature haven in the middle of Chicago. They were so thoughtful in their execution and their craftsmanship was beautiful. Above all, the entire team is so easy to work with and made the process fun and rewarding as we saw the space come to life. I highly recommend working with them!”
- Jessica H., The Trails School for Early Learning, Chicago, IL
THOUGHTFUL, FUN AND REWARDING.
Today, a few coworkers and I were able to go and see the most amazing playground ever created. I was so enthralled and excited that I only remembered to take two pictures of the water play area. Only a few people close to my heart will understand why I almost cried [joyful tears] when I saw it. #dreamspace”
- Megann S., Lake Country Area Educator, WI
ENTHRALLING. EXCITING. AMAZING.
CREATIVE. ENTHUSIASTIC. PASSIONATE.
I highly recommend Greener Roofs & Gardens. We first contacted John at Greener Roofs & Gardens when a huge old walnut tree in our backyard was compromised and we didn’t trust its branches any more. It had to come down. But that was going to have a big impact on the comfort and landscaping in our back yard. John had the idea of taking down just certain parts of the tree, and then using those parts to build something else onto the tree’s trunk—the “fort” that our two sons had been dreaming of for years!
The end results were both beautiful and magical. And John’s creativity and enthusiasm were so contagious that we even ended up adding a deck to the project! He and his crew were a real pleasure to work with. Our neighbors even complimented the GRG crew on their friendliness and enthusiasm during the time they were working on the project.
A great company, with great and passionate people.
- Tami G., Whitefish Bay, WI
The design consultations were very helpful and inspiring. They worked with an existing idea to take it to higher level. The designers were extremely helpful, supportive and sensitive to our particular needs - including financial concerns. They were also very willing to work with critical elements of the existing customer designs. Design within budget is certainly something they excel at.
The work itself was immaculately done with a great deal of attention to craftsmanship. Material quality was beyond expectation. At times there were large gaps where work didn't occur. I suspect that their overall workload prevented them from full focusing on our project, which dragged out the time frame to completion quite a bit longer than expected. That said, the work being done was of such quality that I was willing to let them have the time they required.
The designers, staff and landscape personale were all wonderfully personable, dedicated and thorough. Everyone I came in contact with (and that was pretty much everyone who had a hand in the project) was clearly invested in the project as a whole and there were many occasions where it was evident that they all respected each other's opinions and ideas. This level of collaboration would seem key to their operation and, in my opinion, will result in an outstanding product.
Our project was designed to be completed in phases to lighten the overall financial hit - a process that they embraced without issue. Their flexibility in working with us on a long term, staged installation is extremely valued. We look forward to moving the project along in the next year and are already planning additional projects with Greener Roofs and Gardens in mind.
- Chris G., Shorewood, WI