What a Warm and Dry Winter Means for Your Yard and Garden

What a Warm and Dry Winter Means for Your Yard and Garden

We’ve been hearing a lot about El Niño as a major influencer of this winter’s weather outlook, although when it comes to Calgary there is never any guarantee. Broadly speaking, an El Niño pattern means that the jet stream, instead of being one continuous course of high speed air driving Pacific storms over Canada, is split into two…

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Snow Removal Services

Preparing Your Commercial Property for the Winter

Winter is once again coming to the southern Alberta region and Mirage Landscaping of Calgary would like to remind every commercial building owner that you can leverage the extra slip and fall safety that professional snow removal and ice management affords by ensuring your lot and walks are in good repair now. Before the snow flies and…

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Professional Snow Removal Services Help With Crime Reduction

Professional Snow Removal Services Help With Crime Reduction

Professional snow removal services such as those provided by Mirage Landscaping of Calgary can help with both reducing liability and the prevention of winter crime. Whether you are a commercial or residential property owner, professional snow removal services not only make your home or business safer from slip and fall liability lawsuits, they also make it easier for…

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Questions to Ask Your Potential Snow Removal Contractor

Questions to Ask Your Potential Snow Removal Contractor

In the winter of 2013-14, Municipal snow dumps were closed for being near capacity with just the city government’s efforts to keep up, meaning that if you needed snow removed, and not just plowed and piled in private lots, or cleared from adjacent public responsibility areas to yours, it had to be trucked and tipped…

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What To Do With Your Annuals in the Fall

What To Do With Your Annuals in the Fall

It’s always a bit sad to watch our colourful summer blooms start to fade out during the fall, and it can be hard to say a final good-bye. Removing your annual can be a difficult chore, but it’s really not worth wishing that they will magically spring anew next summer. The truth of the matter…

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Mulch Extends the Life of Your Calgary Landscaping

Mulch Extends the Life of Your Calgary Landscaping

If you are an avid gardener in Calgary, you have a lot of time, effort and money invested in making things grow in this tough climate. At Mirage Landscaping we are big fans of mulch as one way of getting your plants and trees through our harsh winters. Think of mulch as a top dressing when it…

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Safe Shovelling! How to Not Break Your Back

Avoid Liability With Professional Snow Removal Services

Though we didn’t have another “Snowtember” like we did in 2014, those of us in Calgary know that it can never be too early to prepare for snow removal. The first snowfall of the season isn’t far away, and Mirage Landscaping of Calgary is just a free quote away. Every winter is different, but a few things…

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