Landscaping Blog

7 Best Landscape Drainage Techniques and Methods

Keeping your landscape free from excess water can prevent permanent damage to the surrounding property and structures. Water might be a necessity for lawn care, but it needs to be appropriately distributed to keep the water from causing damage to your property and other critical installations. Excess water saturates the soil, which may lead to ...Read More

10 Creative Backyard Ideas for Small Yards

Are you thinking of enhancing the visual appeal of your backyard? You don’t necessarily need to have acres of land to have a visually appealing backyard. Even with a smaller outdoor space, you can still give your backyard the makeover it deserves. You just need a bit of imagination and creativity with your backyard ideas. ...Read More

How to Stain a Deck: 6 Simple Steps for Deck Staining

Over the years, you may have noticed your outdoor deck deteriorated in its physical appearance. This is typical since your deck is exposed to many different types of weather conditions, ranging from the summer rain to the winter hail. Fortunately, you can give your deck a new makeover with the deck staining process. How do ...Read More

9 Unique Pool Landscaping Ideas for Summer

Summer is a great time for many homeowners to enjoy the swimming pool in their backyards. Ideally, the pool landscape should create a relaxing summer atmosphere. By implementing some unique pool landscaping ideas, you can turn a simple swimming pool into a gorgeous aquatic paradise on your property. When planning your pool area, pay close ...Read More

8 Best Ways to Treat & Prevent Brown Patches on Lawn

Brown patches on your lawn can be quite an eyesore. Ideally, a well-maintained lawn should be green and vibrant, but these unsightly brown patches could ruin the overall aesthetic of your outdoor landscape. The trick is to get rid of these brown patches as soon as they occur. When you remove a brown patch, take ...Read More

6 Simple Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard

When people are building and designing their houses, they tend to focus on the interior more than the exterior of the home. This should never be the case since your front yard and your backyard play a significant role in the overall design, look, and feel of the house. In fact, the outdoor landscape is ...Read More

9 Beginner Tips for Planting a Spring Garden

Are you interested in gardening? Many people express an interest in gardening as a new hobby, but they just don't know how to get started. Fortunately, spring is the best time of year for beginners to learn the ins and outs of gardening. Once you learn a couple of basic spring gardening tips, you can ...Read More

Lawn Maintenance Checklist: Top 10 Lawn Care Techniques

Have you ever wondered how the neighbour’s lawn stays so green? When you pay attention to lawn care, your landscaping will reach its full potential and look amazing as well. The difference between having a gorgeous green garden and a lacklustre lawn is determined by how well you maintain it. If you follow certain lawn ...Read More

When To Plant Your Garden With Vegetables

Once you’ve tasted vegetables straight from the garden, you’ll know why people love to grow them! Ontario’s climate allows for spring, summer, and fall crops. We can enjoy a wide variety of vegetables throughout the growing season, which runs from mid-to-late May until the end of October. Garden Planning Growing a garden starts with planning. ...Read More

Spring Yard Clean-Up: Top 11 Things To Do

It’s time for spring cleaning! After a long winter, your yard needs some attention. Lose that dull, post-melt look and be ready for your yard to shine along with the sun! Why Do Spring Yard Maintenance? Consistent yard maintenance helps to preserve the value of your home, improving its appearance and making it more enjoyable ...Read More

When Is The Best Time To Transplant Trees?

We often think of trees as permanent features of the landscape, but sometimes a tree must move. Perhaps it has outgrown its space or would thrive in another area of your property. It’s a challenging project, but knowing when and how to transplant a tree will minimize harm and give your tree its best chance. ...Read More

How to Prep Your Home For An Indoor Painting Job

Painting the inside of your home is a simple way to improve its look. The right colour will complement the décor while making your space look cleaner and more up to date. Before you can even begin applying a coat of paint to your interior walls, you must first prepare the room. Taking the time ...Read More

Can You Paint Kitchen Cabinets That Are Stained?

The kitchen is one of the most used areas in your house. Outdated wooden kitchen cabinets can make your home look old and depreciate its value. Replacing cabinets can be expensive, so many homeowners choose the more cost-effective option of painting them instead. Here is the process for painting the cabinets: 1. Remove all of ...Read More

Top 5 Mistake-Proof Tips to Painting Windows and Trim

Painting windows and trim is a quick and inexpensive way to give your room a fresh, updated look. However, just like any other paint job, if it is not done properly, the poorly done coating will take away from the aesthetics of the room. You could hire a professional to do your window trim painting, ...Read More

Painting Vinyl and Aluminum Siding

Many people wonder if they can paint their siding? The answer is yes and it is a relatively cheap way to update the exterior of your home to a more modern look. It is important to note that you must use a "vinyl safe" colour and product though. In the past, most deep colours were ...Read More