LANDSCAPING BLOG

Getting to know: Adam Sproule, President

A third generation of the family business, Adam has been a part of Salisbury Landscaping for 25 years, but spend the 10 years prior to that working in the Greenhouse. He went to college for marketing and business administration but, after getting out of that, found his place in landscaping. What drew you to working…

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Case Study: Renzenbrink

This project, designed by Jason Stubbs, took place in the gorgeous Starling neighbourhood. Our customer was looking for a low-maintenance exterior that matched the high-end look of their beautiful family home. The Vision: Low-Maintenance To keep maintenance to a minimum, they suggested artificial turf instead of grass. They knew they wanted a staircase down the…

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How Does Your Yard Reflect Your Lifestyle?

A professionally landscaped yard is a smart investment into the value of your home and neighbourhood. However, most folks don’t seek out landscaping just for buyers or neighbours to admire. Landscaping is about extending your living space. This may look a little different depending on your lifestyle. If you’ve been considering a change to your…

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Getting to know your landscape designer: Tory Young

Tory received her Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph. She has since worked in both Montreal and BC doing master planning, landscaping, and design before moving to Edmonton to work as a freelance designer. After feeling the need to get back into design-build, she jumped on board with Salisbury Landscaping and is…

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How to pick the right tree for your yard

Tree planting is a total win-win: It increases your home value, provides you with some nice shade (and maybe even some fruit), and it purifies the air, taking in old CO2 and churning out fresh, clean oxygen. Many species of trees live for hundreds of years, so every time you plant a tree, you’re really…

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Getting to Know Your Landscape Designer: Andreas Lietz

Andreas started with Salisbury Landscaping as a foreman. He has since worked as an operations manager and a designer, and for the last 10 years, he’s also been overseeing the office and the work of the other designers. What drew you to landscape design? I did an apprenticeship in Germany back in 1992, and an…

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Infill Landscaping

Infill landscaping has become very popular in the Edmonton area over the past several years. It involves purchasing a lot in a mature neighbourhood, typically with a very old home on-site, and demolishing the home to build a new one. This allows folks to enjoy a modern home within a mature, desirable community. However, when…

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Getting to Know Your Landscape Designer: Jason Stubbs

Jason hails all the way from England, where gardening is a religion. He first ventured into the world of landscape design when studying horticulture with the Royal Horticultural Society just outside of London. After exploring the design side of things, he found his stride and traded his trowel for a pencil. Since finishing his education,…

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Rejuvenating Your Garden for Spring

Alberta winters can do a real number on our gardens, so once the snow melts, a little restoration is in order. Freezing temperatures and strong winds aren’t exactly gentle on our plants and soil, but thankfully, any wear and tear that our garden sustains can be easily remedied with a little effort. So, roll up…

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