If you take a stroll through any neighbourhood, chances are you’ll find beautifully planted urns brimming with colourful annuals adorning the entranceway of most homes along the street. These decorative urns help create a warm and inviting space, but you don’t have to limit urns to your front steps. Here are a few creative ways … Continue reading Urns Don’t Just Belong On Your Steps. How to Use Them in Your Garden.
You might think that pruning can only be done in summer, but for many shrubs and trees, that’s not the case. Here are some reasons why you can start pruning now, and why you should leave it to your landscape professionals. Why prune now? Selective pruning is done at different times of the year for … Continue reading Now is the Time for Selective Pruning. Here’s Why!
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
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
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
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
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 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!
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?
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