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Maximizing Your Landscape Investment

Feb

2019

Professional landscaping can add a lot of enjoyment to your home – not to mention value! But like most things in life, your landscaping job will only last as long as it is being properly cared for. If you want to maximize your landscaping investment, it is important to follow these basic maintenance tips. Watering Making sure that new plants...

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Why It’s Important to Keep Your Landscaping Project Within Your Budget

Jan

2019

When you begin a landscaping project, you will quickly find that you are faced with countless options of beautiful, magazine-worthy features that you can incorporate into your design. And if you are not careful, that budget that you had originally set for yourself can quickly evaporate. But you don’t have to break the bank to have a beautiful yard or...

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Incorporating Colour into Your Landscape Design

Dec

2018

Just because there is still snow on the ground, it doesn’t mean that it is too early to start thinking about next season’s landscape design. And when the ground is white, and the sky is grey there is no better time to start thinking about all the vibrant colours that you are going to incorporate into your design. So how...

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Prepping Your Evergreens for Winter

Nov

2018

Now that we’re preparing to do battle with winter with its snow, sleet, winds and blizzard conditions, it’s time to think about preparing your evergreens for the onslaught ahead. Before the first snow hits and the ground becomes frozen, it’s important to spend a little extra time getting your evergreens ready for Mother Nature and her wrath. Watering There are...

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Why You Need to Have an Outdoor Fireplace

Oct

2018

For many homeowners, an outdoor fireplace is a great addition to any backyard. It is a welcoming focal point for your home, family and guests. Having an outdoor fireplace is one of the latest popular trends for home renovations that combine comfort and warmth outside throughout the various seasons. With an outdoor fireplace, you can enjoy the lit skies of...

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To Our Valued Customer: Possible Road Salt Shortages Notice

Sep

2018

Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association and our salt suppliers have informed us that there may be serious salt inventory shortages this year. Salt suppliers are predicting that the inventory shortage may last beyond 2019 depending on weather, production capacity at the mines and overseas import activity. The reasons for this inventory shortage include: An Ice storm just before spring 2018...

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How to Use Interlocking Stone to Accent Your Property

Sep

2018

So, you are using interlocking stone in your landscape? That’s great! Not only does interlocking stone (also known as interlocking pavers) add a degree of sophistication to your home, but it can be done with any budget in mind. The best part? Accenting your property with interlocking stone can be accomplished in various ways. Here’s how! Visualize a Pathway or...

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How to Choose an Interlocking Stone

Aug

2018

From driveways to sidewalks, patios, pool decks and more, the interlocking stone can provide endless landscape design opportunities. But before you start to install your interlocking stone, you need to choose and purchase a quality product. Do you know where you should be purchasing your interlocking stone? Wondering how to choose the best interlocking stone for your landscaping project? Here...

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Showcase Your Property with LED Landscape Lighting

Jul

2018

So, you’ve spent a lot of time, money and sweat working hard on your property’s landscaping. What better way to show it off than with some great LED landscape lighting? Installing LED landscape lighting can make a dramatic improvement to your outdoor landscaping. By positioning lights properly around your yard, you’re able to showcase your favourite plants all day and...

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Where Should You Buy Your Plants?

Jun

2018

Ok, so you’ve got this picture in your head about what your landscaping project is going to look like once you’re all done. You’ve researched various plant varieties and know exactly what you want. The question now is whether you’re going to buy your plants from a big box store or from your local nursery. If you’ve already started to...

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