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
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
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?
For those who love having a manicured lawn, weeds are public enemy number one, spoiling an otherwise soft expanse of beautiful green grass. The first step toward weed control in your lawn is keeping your grass healthy and vigorous. Dense, actively growing turf is less likely to play host to invading weeds. Still, it’s impossible … Continue reading Weed Control for Growing Lawns
There are plenty of different approaches to the care and maintenance of lawns. Some people are happy to cut every couple of weeks and leave it at that, while others view lawn maintenance as an ongoing challenge and responsibility. Some will spend hours every weekend trying to produce perfect, weed-free, evenly grown turf. For the … Continue reading Turf Care Basics
With an abundance of home and landscape improvement shows on major television networks, not to mention any number of magazines devoted to garden and landscape design, many homeowners have turned into avid do-it-yourself weekend warriors. While it’s good for both the body and soul to get outside and work in the yard, it is important … Continue reading The Importance of Designing Before You Plant
Sometimes the smallest things create the largest impact in the landscape. Bulbs and perennials are a great example. They start small, but explode into fields colour at certain times of year. To get the best effect from bulbs and perennials, there should be lots of them. A few are nice, but a few dozen can … Continue reading What’s Involved in Bulb Planting and Perennial Division