In January, Landscape Ontario held their annual Congress. This is where landscape designers, builders and service providers get together to network and help grow the landscaping business in Ontario. There’s also an awards ceremony. And this year, Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care won prestigious Awards of Excellence in the Construction and Maintenance category. Click on … Continue reading We’re Landscape Ontario Award Winners…Again!
Now is the perfect time to get an early jump on spring garden care by planting some fall bulbs so that we can enjoy their display in the spring. Two wonderful bulbs plant in autumn are daffodils and alliums. Here’s why: Daffodils They need to be planted in the fall so that they have the time … Continue reading Bulbs to Plant in Fall for a Spring Bloom
Having a great looking lawn and garden can enhance the look and value of any home. A beautifully maintained outdoor space will have you being the envy of all of your friends and neighbours. However, taking the time to water your plants and lawn on a consistent, planned schedule can be difficult. That’s where a great … Continue reading How a Good Sprinkler System Benefits You
You may have heard that since 2006, the bee population has dropped considerably and they are in danger of becoming extinct. What you may not be aware of however, is the critical role bees play in you daily life. The following information will help you understand the importance of bees and why you should encourage … Continue reading Why You Should Encourage Bees and Not Chase Them Off
Hard Working Systems Automated lawn irrigation is one of the best investments you can make in your landscape design, both for aesthetics and for your lifestyle. Sprinkler systems provide the most efficient watering of your lawn and garden, reducing wastage and lowering your bills by conserving water. They also ensure your garden is never over watered -causing standing … Continue reading Why Your Sprinklers Need Summer Check-Up
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