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Fall Gardening Tips

Now that fall is upon us our thoughts tend to turn to other, non-gardening related matters like Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, fall is a great gardening season and here are a few of the jobs that you can do right now to help your garden survive winter and come back even better next year: Mulch […]

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Fall is a Great Time to Plant

A lot of people assume that spring is the only time to plant seeds, trees, and shrubs. In fact, fall is the best time to plant hardy annuals and most perennials do better when they are planted in the fall. Cool Weather Means Strong Roots During the spring, even though the air is warm, the […]

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Preparing your Garden for Winter

Well, summer’s almost over – the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting crisp. Even though the days are sunny and warm now, before we know it, we’ll be enjoying another Alberta winter. Now is a great time to start getting your landscaping ready for its long winter slumber and to prepare for […]

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Helping Cedars to Survive in Calgary’s Climate

Calgary can be a very challenging environment for home gardeners and landscapers. Calgary’s climate is classified as Zone 3. The growing season is short, winters are cold and windy, and there is very little snow cover to provide protection for plants. The Challenge of Chinooks To make things even more difficult, frequent chinooks cause snow […]

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Residential Landscape Idea

Landscaping Calgary | Weather Considerations

Calgary Canada is home to very adverse weather conditions that make landscaping Calgary properties very difficult. This part of the world experiences frigid winters and blowing winds that can disrupt plants and bushes. Another effect of Calgary weather is that winds can suddenly blow in warm air that can also disrupt the growth of plants. […]

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Calgary Lawn Watering Tips

Lawn Care Calgary Tips | 5 Water Savers

A strategically-cared for lawn can be one of your family’s best investments. But if your water bills are skyrocketing, that investment might turn out to be a nightmare. It’s time to make some serious change. How much is too much? It’s pretty tough to measure how much water you waste but if the turf grasses are […]

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