Tornadoes in Alberta Are More Common Than You Think


Tornadoes in Alberta Are More Common Than You Think

So far this summer there have been 10 tornadoes recorded in Alberta, with four touching down on a single day at the beginning of July. The affected areas were near the towns of Keoma, Acme, Trochu, and Brooks. The most recent tornado was on July 12 near Nanton, with winds reaching up to 150 kilometres…

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The Importance of a Landscape Construction Professional

Landscape construction consists of all of the projects we can perform to beautify your yard that do not consist of things growing and green. When you think of landscape construction, think of walkways, patios, water features, retaining walls, and wooden decks and fences on both residential and commercial properties. All of these property additions are…

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Beautiful Backyard

Six Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Oasis

Our yards are our personal oases, and summertime provides us with many long and lovely days to enjoy our outdoor spaces. In addition to increasing your enjoyment of your home and property, statistics say that investing in your landscaping also increases the overall value of your property. According to Home Guide’s article, “Does Landscaping Increase…

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amazing backyard with pizza oven and fire pit

It’s the Ultimate Summer for a Fire Pit

We’re all spending more time at home these days, but the good thing is that it’s finally summertime in Calgary. Our outdoor spaces await! It’s the ultimate summer to sit around a fire pit in your yard with your family and cohort, enjoying the night sky and the company of each other. All of our…

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The Mosquitoes are Beginning to Bite in Calgary

The Mosquitoes are Beginning to Bite in Calgary

Let’s face it, there’s nothing good about mosquitoes. Their bites are painful, they itch, and make everyone uncomfortable. Their persistence can completely ruin a backyard barbecue, a night on the patio, or a hike through the forest. They’re fast and wily – here one moment, there another, and the high-pitched whine they make means one…

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Seeding vs. Sodding

A New Sod Installation Makes a Big Difference

One of our specialties at Mirage Landscaping is new sod installation, which always freshens up a yard or commercial property. There’s nothing like a flawless expanse of green to cause someone to slow down and really enjoy their surroundings. It can seem like an expense, but the reality is that a new sod installation not…

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Seeding vs. Sodding

Customizable Commercial Watering Program Available

We just added a brand-new, custom-designed watering truck to our fleet and are currently booking for our customizeable watering packages. We’re excited about the additional level of service we will be able to provide to our commercial and residential clients. A watering truck a great addition to a landscaping fleet because there are a number…

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May Long Weekend Garden Prep

May Long Weekend Garden Prep

It seems like spring has finally arrived, but this is probably one of the latest ones we have ever witnessed at Mirage Landscaping. Calgary is well-known for its Lilac Festival, which was cancelled this year but is usually held on one of the first Sundays in June. It was sometimes a gamble, but consistently, for…

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Different Types of Birds You May Spot in Your Backyard

Different Types of Birds You May Spot in Your Backyard

We at Mirage Landscaping are so lucky to get to spend summers in Calgary outside in the sun, tending to our commercial and residential landscaping services customers. Not only do we get the satisfaction of watching the results of our work grow and bloom, we also get to see tons of different types of Alberta’s…

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