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…

Read more
outdoor decorating

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…

Read more
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,…

Read more
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…

Read more

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…

Read more
Time to Start Thinking About Spring Clean-Up

Schedule Your Fall Clean-Up Now

The leaves have yet to fall in Calgary, which is very nice for all of us. But rest assured, they will start coming down, and cause the big yearly mess we all have to deal with. A thorough fall clean-up is very important for getting your commercial or residential property started off right come spring.…

Read more
landscaping in calgary, landscaping companies calgary, lawn care calgary

Tips for Fall Lawn Care and Watering

Fall lawn care is a mystery to many, as we’re not sure exactly how much care and attention our yards and commercial properties actually need. But before it’s time to shut down your property for the winter with a full fall clean upand the draining of your irrigation, unfortunately you can’t just forget about your…

Read more