How to Tell Your Shady and Sunny Zones

Sunny and shady. What two terms could be more self-explanatory than that? At Mirage Landscaping, your one stop source for all of your residential and commercial landscaping needs in Calgary, we know that the difference between the two is vast. Know Your Zones Typically, not very many people spend a nice spring or summer day…

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Protect Your Trees and Shrubs From the Wind

At Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, for over three generations of service to our residential and commercial clients, we have seen many trees and shrubs toppled by wind, snow and severe weather of all kinds. So because we really like trees, we do our best to protect against these circumstances. To keep our commercial and residential clients’…

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Keeping Your Yard Pest-Free for the Summer

With a relatively pleasant spring following a mild winter, Calgary is set for an explosive growth in pests, especially of the insect variety. Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, your full-service residential and commercial landscaping firm, has offered advice on dealing with every manner of backyard pest in previous articles, so we thought we would offer a…

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Working in Warm Temperatures: Watch Yourself in the Sun

It won’t be too much longer before the gloriously hot days of summer make the Calgary winter and spring a distant memory. At Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, your premiere one stop source for commercial or residential full service landscaping design, construction, and maintenance, we too look forward to these days. However, as veterans of innumerable summer days,…

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Commercial Underground Sprinkler Systems Save Money and Labour

If you are a local business owner with green spaces to maintain, consider the benefits of installing an underground sprinkler system. Mirage Landscaping of Calgary has installed countless commercial underground sprinkler systems in the area in our over three generations in the full service landscaping business. For the busy commercial client, where time is literally…

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How Do I Use My Compost? Calgary Landscape Design

Whether you are a commercial or residential client of Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, composting can be set up at your home or business site to provide mulch or soil improvement, and even to make a liquid fertilizer called compost tea.  Do not let our highly variable spring and fall weather, nor the depths of our winters,…

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Must-Haves for Your Commercial Property Landscaping

“Old sayings” become that way because they have the ring of truth to them. “A good first impression is a lasting one,” is just such a saying. Of course, it also has an implied corollary—a bad first impression is a durable one as well. Specializing in commercial caretaking, Mirage Landscaping of Calgary has over three…

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Getting Your Kids Interested in Gardening

At Mirage Landscaping, we have been gardening in Calgary for three generations. In addition to landscape design, construction, and maintenance for our many commercial and residential clients, we install flowerbeds and gardens every growing season. It’s great to watch things grow, and the health benefits from being outside are innumerable. If you have children that you would…

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When Should I Start my Spring Clean-Up

When Should I Start my Spring Clean-Up?

As the days warm up here in Calgary, the urge to get a jump on the spring gardening tasks becomes hard to resist. However, as the nights can still dip below freezing, at Mirage Landscaping of Calgary we know it’s wise to exercise restraint at this time of year. Winter takes a toll on your…

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