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How to Prune Plants for Growth

Written By mps-admin On July 22, 2020

You’ve taken the time to plant and care for your garden, but did you know that pruning your shrubs, hedges and flowering plants is just as important as sunlight and water? Pruning is an essential part of growing healthy plants in your garden. In fact, pruning at the appropriate time and using the correct tools, […]

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The Fight Against Dandelions, Lawn Care and Pesticides

Written By mps-admin On June 11, 2020

What are Dandelions? Are dandelions overtaking your lawn? You’re not alone, since Ontario passed the cosmetic pesticide ban in 2009, it’s become increasingly common to see lawns covered in dandelions.  Bright yellow Dandelions are most commonly referred to as weeds, but they’re actually herbaceous perennials.  Although it seems as if dandelions are here to stay, […]

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Tropical Landscape Ideas for Your Ontario Yard

Written By mps-admin On June 3, 2020

Picture yourself in a tropical paradise, with turquoise waves rhythmically crashing onto the white sand beach, palm trees swaying in the warm breeze and vibrant lush gardens surrounding you. Wishing you could get away for a tropical vacation right now?! Unfortunately, that isn’t a reality for Ontarians right now, but we’ve got some tropical landscape […]

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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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Landscape Design & Build Project: How to Create a Budget

Written By mps-admin On January 15, 2019

As a homeowner, one of the most important, if not, the most important element of planning a landscape design project is budget. However, setting a budget can be very difficult, especially if it’s your first time working with a landscape design & build company. If it’s your first time, you might not know if your […]

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An Analysis of Past Ontario Winters: What Can We Expect This Year?

Written By mps-admin On January 4, 2019

Every winter season people will ask, “What’s this winter going to be like”? Even those of us who work in the Snow & Ice Management industry want to know what we can expect weather-wise over the next five months. Long-term seasonal projections can offer only a general guideline, with very little real practical information; “colder […]

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Ideas for recycling your Christmas Tree into your Landscape

Written By mps-admin On December 27, 2018

As the holiday season comes to an end and you gaze upon your once beautiful Christmas tree, you may wonder ‘what’s next for my tree’? Well, that Christmas tree may not be done working for you yet! Before you toss it to the curb, here are a few ideas to recycle your biodegradable Christmas tree […]

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