Archive for Category: Helpful Tips

How to Make Sure Your Lawn Survives the Canadian Winter

How to Make Sure Your Lawn Survives the Canadian Winter

The Canadian winter can be especially hard on your lawn. Your grass can experience bouts of freezing rain, snow buildup, ice, and freeze and thaw cycles. Fortunately, with a little work, you can make sure your lawn survives the Canadian winter with little to no damage. Here are just...

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5 Reasons Why Artificial Turf Might Be for You

5 Reasons Why Artificial Turf Might Be for You

Tired of mowing, watering, and maintaining your lawn? Wish you could have a carefree grass that never needs to be seeded or fixed every spring? Here are just 5 reasons why artificial turf might be right for you. You Like a Clean Home If you have kids or pets,...

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Hiring a Lawn Company vs. DIY Lawn Cutting

Hiring a Lawn Company vs. DIY Lawn Cutting

Wondering whether it’s worth it to hire a lawn company vs. DIY lawn cutting? These days, many homeowners don’t have the time or energy to dedicate their downtime to lawn maintenance. If you’re struggling to carve out time for landscaping but still want to maintain an attractive looking yard,...

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5 Fall Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for the Winter

Winterizing the lawn is an important step for getting lush and vibrant grass in the spring, but it’s a step that’s often overlooked. To help your lawn stay resilient during the winter and looking its best next year, we’ve rounded up our top 5 fall tips to prepare your...

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What are the Benefits of Landscaping

What are the Benefits of Landscaping?

Landscaping can provide many benefits beyond the appeal of having a beautiful lush yard. Using a mixture of plants, trees, shrubs, and grass can also reduce your energy bills, prevent your home from flooding, help the environment, and even improve your health and the value of your home. To...

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5 Ways to Make Your Lawn More Appealing

Does your lawn look bumpy, overgrown, or just plain dismal? It might be time to give it a real makeover to bring it back to life. Discover how you can make your lawn more appealing with these simple tricks. Aerate It If you really want to have green grass...

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Landscaping Designs We Love This Summer

Giving some thought to your landscape design can make all the difference between having a mediocre looking space and one that can offer you the perfect oasis that you can truly enjoy and actually use. If you’re looking for some garden trends to incorporate into your yard this season,...

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Group of Friends Grilling Outside

Try These Outdoor Grill Recipes This Weekend

After a long and dismal winter, BBQ season is finally upon us. Now’s the time to get your BBQ fired up, purchase all the ingredients you need, and invite over a slew of your closet friends to enjoy Canada’s favourite pastime. And to get the most out of your...

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Outdoor Water Use in Ottawa in Summer of 2019

Outdoor Water Use in Ottawa in Summer of 2019

Did you know that only about one percent of the city’s central water system is taken out of the river every year? This is why there are no current water restrictions in Ottawa – our river gives us plenty! However, running the water constantly is not only bad for...

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What is the Best Way to Take Care of My Lawn

What is the Best Way to Take Care of My Lawn

Wondering how to get your lawn looking as good as your neighbour’s?  All it really takes is some careful maintenance with regular mowing, watering, fertilizing and aerating once in a while. Once you nail down these basic care tips, your lawn will become more resilient to disease and weeds...

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