Deck vs. Patio: When to Go with One Over the Other

Written By mps-admin On June 9, 2022

Sprucing up your landscape provides an excellent backdrop for barbecue season. When you decide to invest in your backyard outdoor living space, you have main two choices—deck vs. patio. There are tons of factors to consider in determining which one suits your outdoor space, lifestyle, and budget. We analyze multiple aspects to help you choose […]

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Why Dandelions Drive Landscapers & Lawn Enthusiasts Crazy

Written By mps-admin On June 3, 2022

As a landscaper, lawn enthusiast or property owner there is nothing more frustrating than seeing yellow dandelions popping up throughout your lush green lawn and rapidly taking over. Without intervention, dandelions and other weeds will quickly dominate your lawn and there is very little that can be done to stop them, driving landscapers and lawn […]

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When Should I Plant Annual Flowers Each Year?

Written By mps-admin On May 12, 2022

Annual flowers are known for their range of bright colours, various sizes and long blooming periods. They’re called ‘Annuals’ because they go through their whole life cycle in one season, new flowers need to be planted at the beginning of each summer and removed when they die in the fall. Annual flowers are a great […]

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Stone Pavers & Ground Frost Damage

Written By mps-admin On April 29, 2022

Frost can have a devastating effect on your stone pavers and new landscape project if your landscape provider is not experienced. You should be cautious if your landscape company is not familiar with ground frost and are starting to build too early in the spring. There is a right time to start building your landscape […]

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When Do Spring Flowers Bloom? Bloom Times & Schedule

Written By mps-admin On April 18, 2022

Whether you have a green thumb, or you are just starting out, one of the most important aspects of gardening is knowing when flowers bloom. When you understand that, you get smarter about your planting, so you enjoy blooms throughout the seasons. Canadians look forward to spring blooms that signal summer is near. So, when […]

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Should I Get A Backyard Fire Pit – Pros & Cons of Fire Features At Your Home

Written By mps-admin On March 31, 2022

Backyard fire pits are a great way to extend the enjoyment of your landscape. Through chilly spring days, cool summer nights and crisp fall days, a backyard fire pit adds warmth, light and a place to gather. So whether you’re warming up after a swim or making smores with the kids, fire features give you […]

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Hardy Gardens for Your Commercial Property

Written By mps-admin On March 21, 2022

Commercial Flowerbeds that are both Functional and Colourful Commercial and Industrial properties vary from high-end retail centers and hotels with lots of foot traffic, to industrial distribution centers with minimal occupants. These factors greatly influence the amount of curb-appeal your commercial property requires and will determine the budget needed for property maintenance. Many commercial properties […]

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4 Signs Your Irrigation System Needs Replacing

Written By mps-admin On March 2, 2022

When should you replace your irrigation system? While we all wish that irrigation systems would last forever, they do not. Eventually, the pipes, sprinkler heads, and other parts begin to wear out, causing you to wastewater and potentially fail to get enough to your plants. How do you know when it’s time to replace the […]

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Commercial Grounds Maintenance Contracts

Written By mps-admin On February 16, 2022

A commercial property requires different landscaping services than those for a residential home due to its size, accessibility, landscape elements and use of space. Commercial property owners/managers want their buildings to look good but they also have an increased responsibility to keep their properties safe from hidden dangers since they’re liable for accidents that happen […]

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Snow Pile Dangers – Commercial Snow Relocation & Haulage

Written By mps-admin On January 27, 2022

Are the snow piles on your commercial property creating safety concerns? After significant snowfalls or a series of smaller accumulations without a significant thaw, the snow piles on your commercial property may become unsafe. On commercial properties, there are designated snow hold locations that your snowplow contractor will push and pile the snow too. When […]

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