Why We Love Planting In The Fall

Written By mps-admin On September 16, 2021

By late summer many homeowners are starting to think about fall cleanups and putting their gardens to bed in preparation for winter. Many are surprised to discover that fall is the second-best time to plant or lay sod! This is because the weather conditions in the fall are more ideal for plants and sod to […]

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Why Should I Mulch My Gardens? The Benefits Of Garden Mulch

Written By mps-admin On September 13, 2021

So, what is mulch and why should you mulch your gardens? Mulch is an organic or inorganic material that is spread over the soil in your gardens. Mulch decreases the maintenance required for your garden and offers benefits such as supporting soil health and fertility, reducing weed growth and soil erosion, improves water retention, and […]

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MPS’ Dave Grant Receives ‘Snow Operations Employee of 2021’ From SIMA

Written By mps-admin On August 11, 2021

MPS is committed to continual learning, best practices and collaboration, which is why we’ve been members of the Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) since 2001. SIMA is a non-profit trade association with a focus on training, events, and best practices related to snow plowing, ice management, and business management. Their mission is to empowering […]

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The MPS Health & Safety Program

Written By mps-admin On July 29, 2021

At MPS our Health & Safety Program is comprised of both Occupational and Operational safety and is based upon three fundamental procedures: training, accountability & prevention, and continual improvement. Together, these strategies help build a “culture of safety” within our daily workplaces and job sites and require all our team members to understand their roles […]

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2021 Landscape Season in Markham & GTA

Written By mps-admin On February 17, 2021

As many of you know, Spring 2020 was the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown here in Ontario. With restrictions that seemed to change daily, there was a lot of uncertainty and sales were slow from April through May. However early summer brought about a boom in landscape design consultations. We soon discovered that most people […]

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MPS’s Landscape Design Consultation Process

Written By mps-admin On May 21, 2020

We keep hearing from customers that, since they’re not going away on vacation this summer, they will be investing in their landscape and outdoor living spaces instead. What a great way to take advantage of your property and enjoy a beautiful Canadian summer! The best way to get this process started is to book a free landscape design consultation with an MPS expert. Our […]

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