How to Protect Your Garden from Winter Weather

When you’re the owner of a proud garden, you tend to dread the first snowfall—but there are pros and cons to everything. In fact, did you know that snow both protects and endangers plants? A nice hefty layer of snow can actually protect the soil like a cover. On the other hand, too much snow [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Gardening|0 Comments

Clearing Mulch This Season

Mulch, the moist build-up of decayed leaves, bark or compost is quite healthy for plants and enriches and insulates the soil. It’s often spread over plants to help keep them moist and protected throughout the winter months. However, sometimes mulch can also harbour disease pathogens, fungi and harmful bacteria that can infect plants and weaken [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Landscaping|0 Comments

Principles of Late-Season Fertilization

We recently posted about getting your lawn ready for the cold weather season and included information to ensure your lawn will have a good chance of surviving the upcoming winter. Applying a late season fertilizer was included as an important measure to take, as timing is critical. For instance, fertilizer that is applied too early [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Gardening, Landscaping|0 Comments

Get your Lawn Ready for the Cold Weather Season

Is your lawn looking a little dry from the summer heat? Chances are, it is. Even if you’re managed to maintain a lush green lawn this summer, with the cold winter coming, there are measures need to be taken so your lawn will remain resilient throughout the winter. Here’s a step by step guide to [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Gardening|0 Comments

How to Make Your Outdoor Space Kid-Friendly

If your family is expecting a baby, it’s important to make sure that your home is prepared for the exciting new addition. If left disorganized and unplanned, the outdoor spaces of your home can be filled with safety hazards for your little ones. Here are just a few of the ways that you can make [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Landscaping|0 Comments

What to Consider When Designing Your Garden

Summer is the perfect time to stretch your green thumb and tend to your backyard. Keeping plants looking and feeling as healthy as possible can be a challenge but with careful planning and attention, your garden will be lush and green in no time. If you’re a first-time gardener, there are a few things you [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Gardening, Interlocking, Landscaping|0 Comments

Things to Consider When Choosing Decking

Now that spring is here, you may be thinking about having your deck redone. Choosing the right decking for your home can be a challenge. You want a deck that is durable and also matches the style of your house, fencing and garden. If you are thinking of renovating your deck this season, here are [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Fencing/Decking|0 Comments