Save your energy with these snow removal tips

Save your energy with these snow removal tips

Although it may seem to be a simple chore, there is an art to snow removal. It’s easy to make the job much harder on yourself if you do not know what you are doing. Over the three generations we at Mirage Landscaping have been tending to our residential and commercial snow removal properties, we…

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Sign up for professional snow removal services from Mirage

Sign up for professional snow removal services from Mirage

Mirage Landscaping is a full-service property maintenance company operating year-round. In addition to our landscape maintenance, landscape construction, and landscape design services, we also provide commercial and residential snow removal services. We take great pride in our work, always leaving properties spotless and free from snow and ice, as we know just how important it…

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Give your yard a good drink before winter

Give your yard a good drink before winter

It’s been an unbelievably gorgeous fall in Calgary. Temperatures are still regularly reaching the 20s, even as we make our way through October. There is no denying the warm weather has been wonderful, but in addition to being sunny, it has also been very dry. On average, Calgary sees about 44 millimetres of precipitation in…

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Brighten up your balcony with some mini-landscaping

Brighten up your balcony with some mini-landscaping

A lament of many condo owners and apartment dwellers is the lack of space for growing green things outdoors. However, as approximately 22% of Calgarians live in condos, there are hundreds of thousands looking for ways to nurse their green thumbs regardless of their living circumstances. Thankfully, as times evolve, there are more and more…

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Professional Spring Irrigation

How to save on water during prolonged dry spell

It has already been a hot and dry August in Calgary, and the forecast doesn’t call for any significant amount of moisture for at least another week. This prolonged dry spell has the potential to cause a massive uptick in the use of water in the city.  As landscaping professionals, we are amending our watering…

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foxtail barley

Plants to keep your pets away from

This summer has been hot and beautiful, but also bad for the proliferation of foxtail barley in the city. Officials are warning pet owners, especially those in the southeast, to watch for foxtail barley when walking their dogs. It has a very dangerous barbed seed head that can get stuck in dogs’ fur, plus their…

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The Mosquitoes are Beginning to Bite in Calgary

How to keep your yard free of mosquitoes

It’s been a great summer so far in Calgary, especially if you are a mosquito. The whiney little biters, which have led a somewhat solitary existence in the city for the past couple years, have made a very annoying comeback in 2022. A recent Calgary Herald article put the mosquito count at more than eight…

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