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How to Plan Your Landscape Project with Multiple Contractors

Written By mps-admin On May 26, 2020

Are you planning to remodel your outdoor living space this summer? Maybe you’re doing a simple deck installation, or something more complex involving renovations to the outside of your home. Depending on the scope of work, your project could involve multiple contractors, ranging from window installers, concrete work, electricians, roofers, pool installation or irrigation installers. If you’re not an experienced contractor, this may seem overwhelming. We’ve put together some common issues and […]

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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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How To Create A Butterfly Sanctuary In Your Backyard

Written By mps-admin On May 1, 2020

Have you always liked the idea of creating a butterfly sanctuary in your backyard? It all begins in the planning stages of your landscape design. To attract butterflies you’ll need some specific features to keep them fed, happy and safe from predators and inclement weather.  Having an expert landscape design and build team, like the one at MPS Property Services, can help bring your butterfly […]

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How to Get Your Patio Ready for Spring 

Written By mps-admin On April 16, 2020

Spring is here, the weather is warming up and you want to start spending more time outdoors. To fully enjoy the outdoors oasis that you have created you will want to get your patio ready for the upcoming seasons. Here’s our expert advise on how to get your patio ready for spring and summer.   Inspect […]

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Composite Decking Pros and Cons

Written By mps-admin On March 30, 2020

Having a beautiful and low maintenance deck is possible with a composite deck. Gone are the days of composite wood that falls apart and looks like plastic. Composite wood today can be made to look like their natural wood counterparts with all the benefits of plastic.   Choosing a composite wood deck can be a beneficial […]

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2019 Spring Weather Forecast

Written By mps-admin On April 11, 2019

Spring 2019 Weather: what we can expect? At the end of every winter season people will ask, “What’s the spring weather going to be like this year”? Even those of us who work in the Landscape industry want to know what we can expect weather-wise over the next couple of months, so we can plan […]

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Landscape Investment Increases Home’s Value

Written By mps-admin On April 4, 2019

Many homeowners increase their property value by renovating their kitchens and bathrooms, but did you know that landscaping has a similar return on investment? Of course, landscaping increases property value.  Who hasn’t heard about the value of curb appeal? A strong first impression to potential buyers is key to selling your home, and landscaping is […]

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A Dog Friendly Landscape Design

Written By mps-admin On March 22, 2019

How to Design a Dog Friendly Landscape Are you a dog owner? Don’t forget to keep your fury friend in mind while landscaping your outdoor living spaces. Many homeowners forget to include their dog while designing their landscape. Here are some tips and fun landscaping ideas for creating a dog friendly landscape. 1. Grass Grass […]

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Designing a Backyard Landscape for Entertaining

Written By mps-admin On March 8, 2019

We want to help you transform your backyard into an outdoor space for entertaining this summer! Whether you’re creating a landscape design with lots of green space for playing, planning for a pool or you want a patio for entertaining, having a clear objective is very important. A well thought-out and professional landscape design, is […]

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Elements of a Landscape Design

Written By mps-admin On January 25, 2019

Creating a beautiful and functional landscape design can have its challenges. One person may be a visionary and see a landscape design come to life immediately, while others need to sit down, think and conceptualize. There is a lot of planning involved in creating a landscape design, one of the first steps is choosing the […]

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