Why You Should Fertilize in the Fall

Why You Should Fertilize in the Fall

Late summer is the time to turn your attention to preparing your lawn for another unpredictable Calgary winter. Ensure you have your landscaper scheduled for a fall fertilizing and aeration for your best chances at healthy growth in spring. Mirage Landscaping has over three generations of experience serving their residential and business clientele in Calgary.…

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Toxic Plants and Plants That Can Cause Adverse Reactions

Homeowners and businesses have trusted their Calgary landscape needs to Mirage Landscaping for three generations. We are as committed to keeping our clients safe and comfortable in their outdoor spaces as we are to our high standards of customer service and craftsmanship. That’s why we want you to know about a few local plants that…

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Practicing Fire Pit Safety to Enjoy Your Backyard

Practicing Fire Pit Safety to Enjoy Your Backyard

One of the best parts of getting away camping or visiting a cabin for many people is to build a fire outdoors. There is something about a how a fire wards off the gathering chill of night that makes them a highlight. You can capture some of that togetherness in your own backyard with a fire…

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Dealing With Hail Damage to Your Property

Dealing With Hail Damage to Your Property

During the summer the heavens open up periodically to pummel Calgary and area with various sizes of hail. Hail is always another poignant reminder that the weather of the Albertan prairie can turn unusual with little or no warning. It is disheartening, especially if you are a flower or vegetable gardener, to essentially see Mother Nature’s shotgun…

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Keeping Your Landscaping Looking Good in Hot Weather

The name Palliser is familiar to Calgarians, as in Fairmont Palliser Hotel, the Palliser neighbourhood, the Palliser Range, and the Palliser Formation of the Canadian Rockies. John Palliser was a geographer who chronicled “western Canada.” Between 1857-59, Palliser was surveying in our region. When his findings were published a couple of years later, he deemed southern Alberta “unsuitable for farming,” and the area was given the nickname “The Palliser Triangle.” Calgary is…

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Is it a Weed? How to Tell

At Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, most of our clients who are avid gardeners are achingly aware of what a weed is, and are always on the lookout. But the rest, many who may be new property owners, are often left wondering what is a weed and what isn’t. Put simply, a weed is any plant…

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Care For Your Commercial Property

Creating a Beautiful and Functional Commercial Landscape

At Mirage Landscaping of Calgary we know the importance of professional commercial landscaping service as a money and time saver for our commercial clientele. Professional landscaping can also make the difference between driving business to your company rather than a competitor’s. Whether we are talking property clean up, regular lawn maintenance, sprinkler installations, or snow removal in the dead…

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When Should I Have My Trees Pruned?

You may think that “pruning season” has come and gone for your trees and woody shrubs, but that is not necessarily the case. At Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, your local tree experts, and full service commercial and residential full service landscaping design, construction, and maintenance firm, we are in agreement that most pruning should be…

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