Halloween Landscape Ideas!

Halloween Landscape Ideas!

Throughout October, the days get shorter and the temperature gets colder but Halloween is almost here! In late October when the ground starts to freeze you should fertilize your lawn. This will give your lawn an extra boost for spring. You may think about lighting the...
Helpful Gardening Tips

Helpful Gardening Tips

Starting your own garden can be overwhelming, so it helps to do your research and figure out what kind of garden you want to grow based on your goals, desires, and space. Gardening is a great way to spend your weekend and can be very therapeutic. Though, if you don’t...
How to Prep Your Garden for Winter

How to Prep Your Garden for Winter

Your garden doesn’t end with summer and start up again in spring. There’s actually a lot you can do to prepare it for winter, even while the temperatures dip below zero. The work you put in now will strengthen your garden and reduce the amount of work that’ll await...
Fall Gardening Tips

Fall Gardening Tips

Gardening doesn’t have to end when summer does. Fall is a wonderful season to plant trees and shrubs, tend to your perennials, and just generally prep your garden for next spring. The little things you do in September, October, and even November can make a huge...
Late Summer Lawn Care Tips

Late Summer Lawn Care Tips

The dog days of summer may almost be over, but the problems caused by hot, dry weather can last a long time if you’re not giving your grass the utmost care. Soil compaction, dormant grass, and scorching are just a few problems that you should try and solve before fall...
4 Ways You Could Be Destroying Your Lawn

4 Ways You Could Be Destroying Your Lawn

Your lawn is the first impression you make in your neighbourhood! We often see lawns go unkempt and abandoned over the course of our property maintenance duties but sometimes too much love can have a negative effect. Read on to learn about 4 ways you could be...
What Is Permaculture Gardening?

What Is Permaculture Gardening?

Gardening is a wonderful way to upgrade your home and landscape, and as long as the plants are alive and thriving, there’s no real “wrong” way of going about it. For the people who want their gardens to reflect the “wildness” of nature while still controlling how it...
Giant Hogweed: What You Should Know

Giant Hogweed: What You Should Know

Giant hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum, is an invasive species that comes from the same family as, believe it or not, the carrot, but don’t expect to get your daily dose of vitamin A from this plant. Native to the Caucasus region around Russia and Armenia, the giant...
Retaining Walls 101

Retaining Walls 101

Retaining Walls 101 Many yards have strange elevations that really make them hard to enjoy. Have you ever tried to garden up a slope? Good luck! The common solution to this problem is a retaining wall. Retaining walls are important pieces of landscape architecture for...
Spring 2018 Spring Gardening Checklist

Spring 2018 Spring Gardening Checklist

Are you itching to get outside and start gardening? Even if the cold hasn’t completely disappeared, you can still do a lot to ensure your lawn and garden stay healthy, strong, and colourful. Here’s a checklist you can use to set your garden up for success this year,...