Choosing the Right Outdoor Furniture

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With spring not that far away, you may be dreaming about warmer days and star filled nights. You might be reminiscing how great it was to be outdoors last year and spend time on your patio and deck. For folks thinking of outfitting their patios or decks with outdoor furniture, now is the time to… Read more »

5 Ways to Prevent Deer from Damaging Your Property

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No matter how lovingly you’ve maintained your landscape, deer can wreak some serious havoc – especially on your shrubs and trees. With food sources being scarce in the Hamilton, Burlington area in winter, your beautiful property is even more at risk of becoming a source of food for deer. Here are five ways to protect… Read more »

What is the Difference between Hardscaping and Softscaping?

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Interested in knowing how to incorporate two landscaping elements, hardscaping and softscaping, into your landscape design? Here’s the difference between hardscaping and softscaping as well as how to use them to highlight your property. What is Hardscaping?   The type of labour and materials are the two differentiating factors between hardscaping and softscaping.   Used… Read more »

Keeping Cozy Outside with your Outdoor Fireplace

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You don’t have to stay inside to keep warm when the weather turns cold, especially when you’ve invested so much time and effort in your beautiful outdoor space. If you feel like you don’t get enough use out of that beautiful patio or deck you’ve installed, then it’s no wonder you’re looking for a way to… Read more »

How and When to Prune

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With fall quickly descending upon us, homeowners begin to clean up their properties and put garden beds to sleep. While working on their properties in preparation for the upcoming winter, they routinely prune shrubs, trees and plants. However, before you begin cutting those bushes, you need to learn a few lessons about pruning in fall… Read more »

Specialty Landscaping Projects

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Perhaps you saw it in a magazine. Or perhaps it came to you in some kind of heavenly vision. However you got the idea, you’ve got a specialty landscaping project in mind to turn your property not just into your very own oasis, but also into the envy of the neighbourhood. Now all you need… Read more »

Why Stone Driveways are So Popular

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Rather than having a concrete driveway, paving stone driveways add a touch of elegance and refinement to any home. A paver stone driveway provides not only curb appeal and home value, but it’s a statement of taste and sophistication.   Many homeowners often wonder why they should switch to pavers since concrete driveways, walkways, and… Read more »

How to Keep Your Grass Green This Year

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Now that summer has arrived; every Hamilton homeowner wants a carpet of healthy green for their lawn. Getting lush green grass is a labor of love that takes some time to achieve, but it’s worth the effort. There are some fundamentals you should follow if you want to be the envy of your neighbourhood and… Read more »

The Benefits of Outdoor Kitchens

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With the winter months beginning to melt away and spring right around the corner, many homeowners are thinking about renovation projects that will enhance their backyard enjoyment. For backyard loving homeowners, an outdoor kitchen is top of their list as the ideal improvement for their home.     If you love cooking and entertaining outdoors,… Read more »