Pretty Flowering Shrubs That Thrive in Calgary

False spring may have caused harm to your garden

Calgarians were treated to an unusually warm February, at least up until last week. We had so much warm weather that outdoor rinks melted, lawns became dry expanses of brown, and some even reported their tulips starting to peek through the ground. The extra early arrival of warmer weather is often referred to as a…

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Calgary Garden Pests to Watch Out For This Summer

What is sustainable landscaping?

Sustainable landscaping may sound trendy, but the truth is that the concept has been around for a long time. It’s just not been very well implemented by many landscapers. Unfortunately, in our business there are many who will force their vision on an outdoor space without much thought as to the strain it puts on…

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Why winter tires are worth it

Why winter tires are worth it

Photo credit: bilanol – stock.adobe.com As snow removal and commercial and residential landscape maintenance and construction professionals, one might wonder why we are writing about winter tires. But, because we spend a lot of time on the roads in the winter, moving from job site to job site, we know how valuable our fleet of…

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How to avoid a slip and fall this winter

How to avoid a slip and fall this winter

Slip and falls in the winter are incredibly common. Usual slip and fall injuries include sprained ankles and wrists, broken bones, damage to knees, shoulder dislocations, spine and nerve damage, and brain injuries. The more severe outcomes can severely alter a person’s lifestyle and impact quality of life, which is why it’s smart to try…

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