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Lawn Cutting Tips for a Healthy Lawn

Sep

2016

Mowing the grass is so simple – so common – that most homeowners do it without a second thought. But like many other chores that we take for granted, good technique is important. In fact, the way in which you cut your lawn can make the difference between having a lush, green and healthy yard or one a sickly, weed-filled...

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The Keys to Having a Great Contractor Experience

Aug

2016

Whether it is for regular upkeep and maintenance or a large home improvement or landscaping project, just about everyone will deal with a contractor at some point. And that experience can either be good, bad or somewhere in between. Provided that you’ve hired a reputable company, that experience is often based on perception. The following are a few tips to...

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How to Create the Wow Factor in Your Backyard

Jul

2016

Every spring and summer homeowners take to their properties with the hope of creating a unique backyard that morphs their lacklustre yard into an alluring retreat that creates a WOW effect. Regardless of the size or shape of your backyard, a makeover can turn an uninspiring yard into an appealing oasis of relaxation and entertainment. With a little planning and...

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Planting Techniques for Your Gardens

Jun

2016

Like most things in life, planning is the key to success, and this holds true for your garden as well. Choosing a plant’s location, spacing, and feedings is important to the success of your gardening season. It’s also part of the enjoyment of choosing which plant or vegetable varieties you want to grow.  Any avid gardener will tell you that...

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Five Steps to Planning your Next Landscaping Project

May

2016

You stare out into your backyard and imagine what could be. In your mind you see trees to the left, shrubbery to the right, and a stone walkway snaking through a series of flower beds. In order to make that vision a reality, you first need to create a project plan. That plan will help you nail down your landscaping...

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Envision Landscapes: Come and See Us at the Spring Home & Garden Show!

Mar

2016

Do you have landscaping plans this summer? Maybe you’re thinking of adding a new deck or patio. Or perhaps it’s finally time to repave that cracked and damaged driveway. If so, you won’t want to miss checking out the Envision Landscapes booth at the Spring Home & Garden Show at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. The Show runs from April 1st...

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