All posts by Lawrence Park Garden Care

Environmentally Friendly Landscaping for Green City Life

When it comes to designing a stunning landscape that is environmentally friendly, you can have your cake and eat it, too. These five environmentally friendly landscaping ideas show you how. Sustainable vegetation The trend toward sustainable vegetation involves bringing back native plants. Plants native to their own regions bring many advantages. Since they are naturally adapted to … Continue reading Environmentally Friendly Landscaping for Green City Life

Our Suggestions for Annuals to Plant in Your Garden this Year

Annuals produce big, beautiful, and bright flowers that bloom all season long, if properly cared for. Annuals also add form and texture. When deciding which ones to plant, you have a lot of choice in plants to consider but they can be grouped by the degree of light exposure in your garden, the color of … Continue reading Our Suggestions for Annuals to Plant in Your Garden this Year

Easy Veggies to Grow this Year and When They Should Get Planted

So… you want your Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care to make your vegetable garden, but you still want to manage the garden on your own – to know the easy veggies to grow, and when they should be grown? Here’s some information so you can start thinking through menus for your summer dinner parties to … Continue reading Easy Veggies to Grow this Year and When They Should Get Planted

Green Roofs, Green Walls and Food Walls

What are green roofs, green walls and food walls? Green roofs and green walls either fully, or partially, cover a roof or wall with vegetation. Unlike container gardens, green roofs make use of a growing medium, like soil or a mat that is then put on the roof or attached to a wall. Edible walls … Continue reading Green Roofs, Green Walls and Food Walls

Start Planning Your Summer Landscape Project Right Now!

Work with professionals To realize your home landscape vision requires planning and expert landscaping assistance with design and construction. The first and most critical step, though, is to get your ideas down on paper. What have you always wanted? No matter how you envision your garden, you will need plenty of time to review the … Continue reading Start Planning Your Summer Landscape Project Right Now!

We Picked Up A Landscape Ontario Award Of Excellence!

We thought it was a great website when it launched last year, but at the Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2015 our suspicions were confirmed. At the awards gala on Tuesday, January 6 we were presented an Award of Excellence in the best landscaping website category. Thanks to WSI Milton for building us such a clean, functional … Continue reading We Picked Up A Landscape Ontario Award Of Excellence!

What Do I Need to Do to Get My Garden Ready for Winter?

Here in Ontario, winter has a way of sneaking up on you. A couple of sunny, pleasant fall afternoons can lull you into thinking there is plenty of time to do fall gardening chores in preparation for winter. Then, one cloudy, damp weekend turns into three or four, and – before you know it – … Continue reading What Do I Need to Do to Get My Garden Ready for Winter?

Play with Planters for Picture Perfect Property

The fun thing about seasonal planters and urns is the opportunity to change them out as soon as plants start to decline or stop flowering. After all, the purpose of planters is to install showy new plants as accents whenever you feel like it without having to do a lot of associated gardening work. If … Continue reading Play with Planters for Picture Perfect Property

The 5 Most Common Pest and Plant Plagues in Ontario

Nothing is more frustrating to the home gardener than the threat of an insect invasion or fast spreading plant disease destroying the beauty of your home landscape. Adding to the anguish of possibly losing some of your favourite trees and shrubs is the difficulty of figuring out what the problem actually is and what to … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Pest and Plant Plagues in Ontario

How Do I Prune My Trees and Shrubs?

Many experienced, confident gardeners become unusually nervous when you hand them a pair of pruning shears. What, when and how to prune ornamental trees and shrubs often seems much more challenging than planting, fertilizing and mulching. After all, if you cut the wrong limb, it can take years to grow back. At the same time, … Continue reading How Do I Prune My Trees and Shrubs?