Frozen Gutters Can Cause Serious Damage! Calgary Snow Removal By Mirage

When and How to Use Deicing Agents

As the temperature has been regularly rising above and falling below zero, Calgary’s pathways and sidewalks are treacherous with patches of ice. Although we never leave the southeast residential and commercial properties we serve without making sure each surface has been cleared down to the bare concrete, with weather like this (which has been very…

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Top 10 Residential Landscaping To-Dos for 2020

As another new year is about to begin, many of us are making resolutions for a happier and healthier next 12 months. As we concentrate on our personal and mental health, don’t forget that your outdoor spaces can be a huge contributor to your overall well-being. Creating and maintaining an outdoor space that is conducive…

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Snow Removal Contracts: Four Tips to Get What You Pay For

Snow Removal Contracts: Four Tips to Get What You Pay For

At Mirage Landscaping, we are committed to being completely transparent with our snow removal contracts, but we know that, unfortunately, that’s not the case for every company. Snow removal contracts are often vague and lack detail, which can actually leave you open to liability. It’s important to know what to look for so that you…

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Outdoor Decorating Ideas for the Winter

Winter can be a real drag, which is why we highly recommend making the most of the holiday season. Not only is it an opportunity to spend time with those who matter the most to us, but it’s also a time to get into the fun giving, receiving, and, yes, decorating. Dragging out boxes of…

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When Should I Have My Trees Pruned?

Give Your Trees Some Tender Loving Care

We’re finally getting the fall we deserved in Calgary … in November. But as the old adage goes, it’s better late than never. Although we’re raring to go with our snow removal services, we are also ok with staving off the cold weather for a little while. There’s still plenty we can do for you,…

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What is Xeriscaping and is it Right for You?

What is Xeriscaping and is it Right for You?

Xeriscaping is often also referred to as zero-scaping, or no-scaping, which are clever euphemisms describing the relative lack of watering needed and maintenance involved with a xeriscaped property. There are many who would argue that there is a difference between xeriscaping, zero-scaping, and no-scaping, which has to do with the types of plants used and…

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Retaining Walls are Multi-Functional and Environmentally Friendly

As part of our landscape construction services at Mirage, we build retaining walls. Although we love everything we do, retaining walls are among our favourite projects. Not only do they provide several important functions, they are also attractive, versatile, and environmentally friendly. Calgary properties are (very) often built on a slope. This allows for full…

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