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Water Saving Tips for your Lawn - Five Star Landscaping - Expert Landscapers Calgary

Water Saving Tips for your Lawn

Well it’s August. Summer is halfway over, soon the kids will be heading back to school again, and if your TLC has kept your lawn looking green and healthy all through July, then you deserve a small round of applause. Calgary’s climate is not kind to grass, and we understand better than most the dedication […]

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Common Calgary Lawn Problems - Five Star Landscaping - Calgary Lawn Experts

Common Calgary Lawn Problems

We work with many Calgary homeowners who want to have the perfect, green lawn. And, with the help of our landscaping experts, they generally achieve that goal. But while the Five Star Landscaping team is ready to help, not all Calgarians are ready or able to hire lawn experts. So, for all those Calgarians taking […]

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Natural Mosquito Control for Your Yard - Five-Star Landscaping - Calgary Landscaping Experts

Natural Mosquito Control for Your Yard

We don’t think it’s a revolutionary idea that Calgarians (and the rest of the world) hate mosquitoes. The nasty, little blood suckers can ruin a family dinner on the deck within minutes, and not only do their bites itch, but the buggers can also spread diseases like west nile. Pesticides like DEET are safe to […]

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Keeping your Pets Safe and Lawn Healthy this Summer - Fivestar Landscaping - Landscaping Experts Calgary

Keeping your Pets Safe and Lawn Healthy this Summer

Speaking for all of us at the Five-Star team, we think dogs are pretty fantastic. Our canine companions have earned the title of man’s best friend for a reason. There’s nothing like playing chase or fetch with your best-furred friend out on the lawn, and that’s why we want to help Calgarians (both the human […]

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Are you Accidentally Killing your Trees? - Five Star Landscaping - Professional Landscapers Calgary

Are you Accidentally Killing your Trees?

Trees are gorgeous. They’re beautiful, towering wonders that provide us with shade, oxygen, a natural playground to test our skills at climbing or a place to hang a swing. Most of the Calgarians we’ve worked with love the trees they’ve planted and watched grow year after year, and they would never try to harm them. […]

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Winter Lawn and Landscaping Care - Five Star landscaping - Landscaping Experts Calgary

Winter Lawn and Landscaping Care

If you’re like most Albertans, probably your lawn and landscaping doesn’t even cross your mind once the snow has landed and winter officially arrived. Instead of wasting energy worrying about your grass, you’re keeping busy just trying to keep the sidewalk clear and salted. But winter-care can have a very real effect on your lawn […]

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Winter Landscaping Tips - Five Star Landscaping - Landscaping Experts Calgary

Winter Landscaping Tips

While places further south benefit from a mild winter and can sometimes keep their lawn green all year round, it’s a bit trickier to come up with a landscaping solution that works for all seasons in Calgary. Often homeowners simply feel like they’re stuck having an ugly yard for six months of the year. If […]

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