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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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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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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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Planning Your Landscaping Project to Suit Your Needs

Aug

2017

Almost everyone does it. In the planning stages of any landscaping project, it can be so easy to pull that picture-perfect design out of a glossy magazine – or print it from Pinterest and think that that is the look you’d like to have for your own backyard. But before you invest in what is sure to be a lengthy...

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Choosing the Proper Material for Landscape Construction Projects

Jul

2017

Completing a Landscape Construction Project When completing landscape construction projects around your property such as installing a walkway, building a fence or constructing a patio, plenty of material choices are available depending on the look and purpose you want the end project to have. Check out our tips below to help you make the right decision when it comes to...

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Benefits of Aerating and Fertilizing Your Lawn

Jun

2017

Now that the summer season is ready to burst forth, this is a great time to consider aerating and fertilizing your lawn. Basic lawn practices like fertilizing, proper mowing and watering contribute to a beautiful lawn, but aeration can be a vital element to ensure that nutrients reach the soil beneath your grass. By giving your lawn some attention in...

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