Top Ten Must-Have Tools for Calgary Landscapers

At Mirage Landscaping,  our crews fan out across Calgary every morning with an array of both power and held-held landscaping tools that allow us to complete your professional landscaping jobs  in a time efficient manner. We also carry essential safety equipment to prevent injuries and downtime, too. Since most Calgary do-it-yourself landscapers don’t have to…

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Calgary Landscape Maintenance: Pruning Tips From the Pros

Pruning your trees, shrubs, and bushes is absolutely imperative for the long-term health and success of the plant. Pruning not only helps “shape” a shrub, perennial or tree into an attractive form, it also assists the plant in producing flowers, fruit and new growth. Pruning also maximizes your return on watering and fertilizer. At Mirage…

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Calgary's Deadliest Landscape Design Mistakes

Calgary’s Deadliest Landscape Design Mistakes

Every year Mirage Landscaping meets some of Calgary’s deadliest serial killers. Fortunately, the humans of our city are safe, however, plants everywhere are under threat and the killing season is just beginning. Whether spotted at a local nursery, DIY store, or scattering seed in their front yards, the “black thumbs” are out there, pursuing, or…

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Calgary Lawn Care: Cures for Your Yellow Grass Woes

Your Calgary area lawn is coming out of its winter dormancy, and you’re noticing yellowish or dead patches that you haven’t seen before. You now have the landscaping equivalent of a detective’s mystery. Unless there is an obvious reason for your yellow patches – for example, your dog tends to gravitate towards that one section…

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Landscape Calgary: How Do I Know if My Trees Are Healthy?

Landscape Calgary: How Do I Know if My Trees Are Healthy?

Trees are beloved by nearly all of us here in Calgary. The trees that grow the best in and around the city ones such as ash, poplar, aspen, birch, elders, lilacs, crabapples and numerous spruce and fir varieties, are also complex living organisms that require a lot of care and attention. Proper planting methods are…

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Landscaping in Calgary: Drainage Solutions

Landscaping in Calgary can be a tough task. No matter how hard you try, it’s certain there will be one or more situations every year that are out of your control and that cause harm to your plants and flowers. From aphids to early frost — the possibilities for a garden disaster are endless. There…

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