Free Your Perennials From the Frost

Which Perennials Are Best for Calgary Gardens?

There are a surprising number of pretty perennials that adapt well to city gardens, which add colour, interest, and beauty to your property. But there are some that are better than others. Out three generations of experience gardening in Calgary has given us a solid background in knowing what works best for our climate and…

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Privacy and Functionality With Custom Decks and Fences

Landscaping Services Tips for Creating Your Outdoor Retreat

It’s May long weekend in Calgary next week, which is the city’s “official” start to the spring and summer planting and landscaping season. After the often-tumultuous weather of the Victoria Day holiday (right now the forecast is calling for cooler temperatures and rain) the weather settles down and warms up considerably. If you’re thinking of…

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lawn maintenance services

Specialized Lawn Maintenance Services for Southeast Calgary

At Mirage Landscaping, we have three generations worth of experience providing lawn maintenance services to our clients in southeast Calgary. We mainly serve the communities of: Auburn Bay, Chaparral, Chaparral Valley, Copperfield, Cranston, Douglasdale, Heritage Pointe, Lake Bonavista, Mahogany, McKenzie Lake, Mackenzie Towne, Maple Ridge, New Brighton, Odgen/Lynwood/Millican, Parkland, Riverbend, Sundance, Walden, and Willow Park.…

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Composting for the Amateur

Thinking of Composting? Here’s Why it’s a Great Idea!

All Calgarians have been set up for city-wide composting, which is doing a lot to keep valuable organics out of landfills. The City of Calgary Composting Facilityis the largest of its kind in the country. The facility processes about 145,500 metric tons of residential food and yard waste every year through a six-step, two-month process…

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When Should I Have My Trees Pruned?

Why You Should Hire a Professional Pruner

Although pruning trees and shrubs are not included in our spring clean up and landscape maintenance service, it is a service we provide and are happy to do. We highly recommend hiring a professional pruner, as it is a difficult task that requires expertise. It can be very easy to make a mistake when pruning…

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Save Your Underground Irrigation By Winterizing in the Fall

Schedule Your Underground Sprinkler Service for the Spring Now!

It looks like we’re finally going to see temperatures consistently on the plus side starting next week, and things are going to start melting fast. It won’t be too long until it’s time for your annual underground sprinkler service.  Underground sprinklers are great for saving time, money and water. But they also require regular maintenance…

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How Retaining Walls Can Help Improve Your Yard

Retaining walls are great additions to a yard or business property that perform four functions. First, they add visual appeal, creating interesting levels and tiers to what can be an otherwise be a boring expanse of green. Second, they can help can save a ton of time in landscape maintenance by allowing you to cut…

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Repairing Winter Pet Damage in Your Yard

Surviving the Bitter Cold in Calgary

We have been socked in a bitter cold snap here in Calgary, and it doesn’t seem like we’re going to see the temperatures on the plus side for the rest of the month. People are already tired of the cold, and we’re only going to get more fed up.  One sure-fire way to combat the…

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