March is when the transition from white winter to green spring really takes place. St. Patrick’s Day, perhaps the greenest of holidays is on March 17. And the first day of spring is March 20. So after a winter which started out mild and then suddenly turned frigid, the time is right to bring back … Continue reading How to Make Your Lawn Green Again after a Tough Winter
We want to say that, even though it’s the middle of winter, you’re probably thinking of warm weather already. Although in reality, it’s been an exceptionally warm winter already. That said, it’s still a little too early to start your annual lawn care program. But it’s not too early to start thinking about what to … Continue reading Checklist: What to Look for in a Lawn Care Provider
It’s our first blog post of 2016 and we’re already looking ahead to spring. That’s because we’re already booking and scheduling for spring service and maintenance. We’ve never been seen this many bookings this early in the year before. And we want to make sure every home and business can enjoy award-winning landscaping from Wright … Continue reading Book Your Spring Ground Maintenance with Wright Landscape Services TODAY!
Myth: Grass stops growing when it’s cold outside Fact: Grass doesn’t stop growing, it just slows down to a crawl as the temperatures drop As long as grass continues to grow at a decent clip, it should be mowed as needed. Of course, as fall approaches, the days become shorter and the temperatures become cooler. … Continue reading When Should You Stop Cutting Your Grass?
The kids are back in school. Summer’s just about over and fall is around the corner. Life is about to get busier with school activities and a glut of holidays (can you believe that Thanksgiving is less than a month away?). It’s important to take care of those end-of-the-season landscaping chores that can help protect … Continue reading Your Fall Landscape Chore Checklist
Most residential gardeners are accustomed to doing most of their planting in the springtime because, well, that’s just what you do. But fall is perfectly fine for adding new plants in your garden too. In fact, planting in autumn has unique benefits which just can’t be found during spring planting: Cool air temperatures are easier … Continue reading Flowers to Plant in Autumn for a Spring Bloom
Most people think of bushes as things which are just there. And that’s actually the furthest thing from the truth. In reality, bushes can play a big part of your landscape design plans and can provide a sense of order and structure to your outdoor living space. Whether you’re planning your landscaping around existing bushes, … Continue reading Using Bushes in Your Landscaping
If you’ve caught the news lately, you may have heard that there’s a severe drought in California and watering restrictions in British Columbia. Because we’re thinking of them during these challenging times – and because it’s always smart to conserve water whenever you can – we present 11 ways you can conserve water in the … Continue reading Eleven Ways to Conserve Water in the Garden
Canada is celebrating its 148th birthday on July 1. We’re going to enjoy the holiday here at Wright Landscape Services, and we hope that you’re able to as well. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, working on your landscaping or just taking it easy (hey, you deserve it), make sure you have a safe and happy … Continue reading Happy Canada Day from Wright Landscape Services
Does Dad really need another necktie? Or another bottle of cologne? The great thing about Father’s Day (in addition to celebrating how awesome Dad is) is that it falls during the best time of year to get outside and enjoy it with family and friends. This is especially true if your Dad enjoys spending time … Continue reading Outdoor Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dad