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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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A Contractor Hiring Guide

May

2018

So you’ve decided to embark on a landscaping project this summer. You’ve saved up some money for it. You’ve thought about how you will spend those warm summer nights, enjoying your new landscape design. All you have to do is pick a landscaper and sign a contract right? Wrong. Just like any other kind of contractor, landscapers can differ greatly...

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Six Considerations When Incorporating a Pool into Your Backyard

Mar

2018

Having a pool in the backyard is a dream for many homeowners, but if your house didn’t have one when you bought it then incorporating one into your existing space might seem like an overwhelming task. There is so much to consider, and you might even have a hard time imagining what a pool would actually look like when it’s...

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trees and gardens

The Importance of Pruning

Feb

2018

With spring just around the corner, the time is now to start making plans for your property! Regardless of the vision you have, tree pruning should be one of the first tasks you undertake this spring. Envision Landscapes can help complete this task for you! Trees: So Much More than Just a Pretty Landscape! In addition to beautifying a landscape,...

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Snow Clearing & Removal Services in Hamilton

Jan

2018

With Hamilton winters we never really know how much snow we will get or when it will come. This can make winter maintenance very tricky for homes and businesses alike. If you wake up in the morning to a surprising amount of snow, it could delay getting to work on time. Likewise, for your business, having a delay in removing...

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Planning for Your Landscape for Next Year

Dec

2017

Now that the weather has turned cold and you’re busy making plans for the holidays, you’re probably not thinking too much about that patio you want to install next year or about where you’ll put that Zen garden you’ve always wanted – but you should. Now is actually the perfect time to start planning for next year’s landscaping. If you’re...

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Planning for Winter Maintenance Services

Nov

2017

With the beginning of the cold weather now upon us, many of us are preparing for the season ahead. Besides getting our fall yard clean up completed and winter tires put on our vehicles, are you prepared for clearing snow and ice off your property? Start Your Winter Preparations Now! Now’s the time to ensure your snow blower is in...

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trees and gardens

How to Prepare your Property for Winter

Oct

2017

Don’t let these warm fall temperatures fool you! Before long, the mercury is going to start to fall, and snow and ice are going to create a winter wonderland. Love it or hate it, winter is on its way, and there are certain things that you should be doing now to prepare your property for winter. To help you get...

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The Importance of Fall Clean-Up

Sep

2017

Cooler temperatures are here, kids are back to school and the leaves are changing colour…fall has arrived! Although you may think your days tending your gardens are now in the past, don’t put your gardening tools away just yet! Fall property maintenance is crucial to ensure your yard looks great next spring. Here’s how to make it happen! Avoid Lawn...

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