5 Landscaping Mistakes To Avoid This Spring

5 Landscaping Mistakes To Avoid This Spring

After being cooped up all winter, you may have forgotten some landscaping and gardening basics. Don’t worry, it happens to most people every year! As a bit of a refresher, here are five landscaping mistakes you should definitely avoid this spring if you want your...
Spring Lawn Fertilization Tips

Spring Lawn Fertilization Tips

Spring is the best time of the year for lawn fertilization because your soil is the perfect temperature for growth. But if you aren’t paying attention to how you’re fertilizing your lawn, you could end up cutting your grass way too often, or worse, scorching it. For a...
How To Repair Salt Damage To Your Lawn

How To Repair Salt Damage To Your Lawn

Here in Ontario, spraying salt on the roads and sidewalks is not just popular – it’s necessary. This means that it’s almost impossible to prevent salt from getting where it doesn’t belong, and that includes your lawn and in your garden. It’s not just what you...
Natural Alternatives To Salt For De-Icing

Natural Alternatives To Salt For De-Icing

Every winter, roughly five million tonnes of salt are used to melt the ice on Canadian roads, and more is added to sidewalks, private walkways, and driveways for de-icing. All this sodium does more than harm lawns and gardens: it rusts cars, gets into waterways...
Keep Your Pet Safe During The Winter!

Keep Your Pet Safe During The Winter!

There are a lot of salt or ice melt options on the market, and most people use price as the highest consideration. Because we wear boots in winter, gloves when dispersing the salt, and keep it stored away from children, we don’t think twice about its use. But what...
Winter Salting Products Kill Grass? What To Do About It

Winter Salting Products Kill Grass? What To Do About It

It’s almost a fact of living in Canada now: winter salt, whether it’s sprayed on the roads or used on walkways, can easily get where it doesn’t belong. Even if you live in an area that uses waterway – or pet – friendly salt, if there’s too much sodium of...
Back-Saving Tips For Snow Removal!

Back-Saving Tips For Snow Removal!

Snow shovelling is back-breaking work, sometimes literally. We’re not kidding: improper technique can be seriously bad for your health. You could seriously injure your back or pull a muscle, and because of how unique this chore is as an exercise, you’ll be putting...
The Ins and Outs of Salting Sidewalks

The Ins and Outs of Salting Sidewalks

Road salt is one of those necessary evils all Canadians have to contend with. It might leave a stain on shoes and pants and prematurely rust your car, but darn it, it keeps us safe in the winter! However, many of us tend to go nuclear as soon as the weather dips below...
Green Ninja News: My Corporation Feature

Green Ninja News: My Corporation Feature

It’s the holiday season again and people all over the world are giving presents and receiving them. It’s easy to forget that it’s time to relax as well! Green Ninja Property Maintenance owner and founder Jordan Maclean was asked by My Corporation...