LANDSCAPING BLOG

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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Getting to Know Your Landscape Designer: Kevin Napora

Kevin is a landscape designer with Salisbury Landscaping, and has been with them for the last 5 years. Before his time with the Salisbury team, Kevin ran his own company for about 22 years. What drew you to landscape design? Actually, I just fell into it! I started out as a horticulturist, so my primary…

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Top 3 Landscape Design Trends

Each year, new trends emerge – from fashion, to cars, to food. The same can be said about landscape design. While in years past trends may have pointed to topiary art or expansive lawns to be gazed upon, this year’s trends are all about maximizing the potential of our gardens and landscapes to spend more…

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Top Tips to Create Beautiful Holiday Containers

Creating eye-catching winter containers can be an inexpensive and easy way to dress up a home’s entrance while waiting for Spring to return. Here are a few tips when creating your holiday containers. Containers do not have to be complicated to be beautiful. To safeguard against wind, ice and snow insert plastic liners that are roughly 1″…

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Bringing The Outdoors In For The Holidays

For holiday décor inspiration this season look no further than right out of your very own window. Incorporating the beauty of outdoor elements into your holiday decorations is sure to make your season merry and bright by creating a warm, rustic, and all-natural ambiance to the home. Not sure how to get started? Don’t get…

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Illuminating Your Yard For Fall

Brightly coloured leaves, crisp air, late afternoon sun…celebrate all that autumn has to offer and still take advantage of your outdoor space before winter blows in! So we already got a reminder from mother nature just how short our warmer seasons can be. But don’t put away that patio furniture just yet, there’s still a…

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It’s Not Too Late to Landscape

Don’t let a tiny bit of snow fool you – it’s not too late to landscape! You did it – you survived the dog days of summer and got the kids back into the school routine successfully. Good for you! But as you sit back in your favourite Adirondack chair sippin’ on some much-deserved bubbly…

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Now is an Excellent Time …. To Kill Things!

Just as in growing things, there is also a perfect time to kill things. Let’s take an example: you have a 15-year-old lilac that needs to be killed. In March you cut it down because the ground was frozen and it made it easier to remove it, and then spent almost the entire summer spraying…

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Sit back, relax and enjoy…your yard

July is one of our favourite months of the year. Although it is one of our busiest months of the year, we always enjoy watching people spending time in their yards. And we also love spending time in our yards too. After all the work to cultivate and care for our yards, July is prime…

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