Four Steps to Plan Your Backyard Landscaping Project

Backyard Landscaping Project

As the weather begins to turn, many people start to think about rejuvenating their backyard.  But just diving in without a plan will end up costing you more in time, money and effort.  Here’s a list of four steps to plan your backyard landscaping project and help you get what you want efficiently and economically. […]

What Is Topsoil Used For?

what is topsoil

Both new and experienced gardeners may use or come across terms that they don’t know the actual meaning of.  This is especially true for seemingly generic words that are often used to describe many different things.  Topsoil is one of these words.  In this article we’ll describe what topsoil is and what it is not […]

Rock vs Mulch: Which is Better?

Rock vs Mulch

Ground covering is used by gardeners for several different reasons.  It can help inhibit the growth of weeds, prevent soil erosion, reduce water evaporation or just plain make the area look nicer.  When it comes to choosing a type of ground covering, gardeners have long asked themselves, “Rock vs mulch:  Which is better?”  In this […]

Five Landscaping Tips to Prepare for Fall

Fall Landscaping Tips

As the days become cooler and the nights arrive earlier, it’s time to prepare your lawn and gardens for the change in seasons.  Just like you need a plan when winter turns to spring, you also need one for when summer turns to fall.  To help you get the most joy out of your lawn […]

Nine Must-Have Components for Great Landscaping

Landscaping Components

When working on a landscaping project there are several different factors that should be kept in mind to ensure a successful result.  In this article we’ll go over nine must-have components for great landscaping. Colour We don’t live in a black and white world.  We have a wide range of colours to choose from when […]

Is Artificial Turf A Good Choice For Your Lawn?

Is Artificial Turf Good For Your Lawn

From commercial stadiums to your neighborhood. Over the years, artificial turf has undergone changes for residential use. Which may have you wondering if artificial turf is good for your lawn.

Landscaping Tips for Small Yards

Landscaping Tips for Small Yards

Not everyone has a huge backyard. In fact, backyards appear to be shrinking in most modern urban environments. However, just because you have a small space to work with doesn’t mean you have to give up landscaping. You just need to slightly alter your practices. Here are some landscaping tips for small yards. Containers Using […]

Five Ways Landscaping Boosts Curb Appeal

Five Ways Landscaping Boosts Curb Appeal

You might want to increase your property’s curb appeal to boost its value and increase its attractiveness to potential buyers.  Or you might simply want it to look better for your own personal enjoyment.  Whatever the reason behind making your property look better, we’ve put together a list of five ways landscaping boosts curb appeal. […]

Why Use Stonework in Landscaping?

Why Use Stonework in Landscaping

Landscapers have a wide variety of materials with which they can work, but stone offers many advantages that aren’t apparent in other landscaping elements.  To answer the question of, “Why use stonework in landscaping?” we’ve put together a list of its benefits. Durability  Compared to other landscaping materials such as wood or natural fibres, stone […]