How the Winter Salt Shortage Affects You

Snow and ice removal services are important and necessary, but in the world of landscaping, it’s becoming more and more difficult with the growing shortage of de-icing salt. Salt is one of the most important materials necessary for snow and ice management. As such, it’s in high demand. It’s also not as readily available as … Continue reading How the Winter Salt Shortage Affects You

How Wright Landscape Services Responsibly Uses Ice Melt on Your Property

Although it’s October, winter will be here before you know it. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac: • The coldest periods (will be) in mid-November, early and late December, early January, and early and mid-February. Precipitation and snowfall will be above normal with the snowiest periods in late November, mid- and late December, and early … Continue reading How Wright Landscape Services Responsibly Uses Ice Melt on Your Property

Not Using a Licensed Weed and Pest Spray Technician? Here’s What You’re Risking

You want to hire someone to implement a weed control and fertilizer program for your home. You’ve got two options available to you: Hire a licensed, experienced company that’s up-to-date with training and government regulations. Get a guy with a tank and a nozzle. While that sounds extreme, there are individuals who claim to have … Continue reading Not Using a Licensed Weed and Pest Spray Technician? Here’s What You’re Risking

The Difference Between a Landscape Designer and Architect

At Wright Landscape Services, we’re fortunate to have on our staff the skills and services of a landscape designer and architect. Many people use these terms interchangeably, thinking they’re more or less the same thing. In reality, there are significant differences between the two. Yes, they’ll work together to bring your landscape design dream to … Continue reading The Difference Between a Landscape Designer and Architect

How to Save Water on Your Lawn this Summer

Now that it’s July at Wright Landscape Services, here’s what you can expect: Roasting hot temperatures. Endless days without rain. Dry, almost drought-like conditions. Something else you can expect are watering restrictions. It’s the ultimate catch-22. On one hand, you want to be responsible with your water usage. On the other hand, you don’t want … Continue reading How to Save Water on Your Lawn this Summer

Common Lawn Problems Homeowners Face

At this time of year, your grass should be coming in thick, green, and healthy. Instead, you’re frustrated with the results of your lawn care efforts because of things like: Dead and bare patches Wet, squishy areas Weeds You’re not alone. It’s something we hear about all the time at Wright Landscape Services from many … Continue reading Common Lawn Problems Homeowners Face

Landscaping Chores to Tackle this Spring

Spring is finally here. After a long, tough, and challenging winter, it’s nice to get outside and focus on things like gardens and planting as opposed to snow removal. Before you start working on your landscape, there are some spring landscape chores you’ll need to take care of. As well, there are some jobs you … Continue reading Landscaping Chores to Tackle this Spring

Design + Build. Why They Go Together.

The tagline here at Wright Landscape Services fully sums up what we do for our residential and commercial clients: This blog focuses on the first two aspects – Design. Build. – and why it’s important they go hand-in-hand. What is landscape design? For many homeowners, landscape design is nothing more than deciding where to put … Continue reading Design + Build. Why They Go Together.

What This Winter Has Done To Your Interlocking Paver Stones

Last year, the Canadian Farmers Almanac predicted winter 2017/2018 was going to be long, tough, harsh, and cold. And so far, it’s been fairly accurate. You prepared your landscaping for winter by doing things like: Applying lawn care fertilizer Grass cutting for as long as possible Cleaning your gutters Pulling out stubborn weeds Protecting your … Continue reading What This Winter Has Done To Your Interlocking Paver Stones