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Banish Those Bugs: 5 Tips for a Bug-Free Backyard

By Dave Wright / October 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

  In this post-COVID era, our society has become hyper-aware of airborne germs and viruses, with a better understanding of how they spread and multiply in indoor spaces. Many of us have created little outdoor sanctuaries to spend more time with family and friends, only to reckon with bugs and pests buzzing around our heads. … Continue reading Banish Those Bugs: 5 Tips for a Bug-Free Backyard

A Guide to Ensuring Your Lawn Looks Great Year-Round

By Dave Wright / October 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

  Summer is long gone, and for many people, so are the days of admiring your manicured lawn and yard. It’s easy to neglect caring for your lawn once the cooler weather hits. Cozying up on the couch with a blanket to binge-watch a new Netflix series just seems more appealing. Or maybe you’re too … Continue reading A Guide to Ensuring Your Lawn Looks Great Year-Round

Fall Landscaping Design – Create a Cozy Backyard This Fall

By Dave Wright / September 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

Fall has officially arrived, bringing with it rich colours and crisp, cool temperatures. Take full advantage of the more palatable temperatures by creating a comfortable space in your backyard for your family and friends to enjoy. With or without the pumpkin spice beverages. Whether you have a small or large backyard, there are some simple … Continue reading Fall Landscaping Design – Create a Cozy Backyard This Fall

3 smart and beautiful drainage solutions to transform your backyard

By Dave Wright / April 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

If you have backyard drainage problems, you need backyard drainage solutions, and a quick Google search will return millions of results offering advice on everything from trenches and piping to re-grading and French drains. These engineering-driven efforts are important ways to deal with swamping, erosion, flooding and water that’s flowing towards buildings. But if you’re … Continue reading 3 smart and beautiful drainage solutions to transform your backyard

Deck vs patio: Which one is best for your yard?

By Dave Wright / March 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Outdoor living has never been more popular, but if all you’ve got is a big patch of lawn you’ll have trouble lounging, cooking, dining and doing a host of other outdoor pastimes. Enter the deck and patio, two practical and often very beautiful additions to the backyard landscape whose primary purpose is to maximize your … Continue reading Deck vs patio: Which one is best for your yard?

Cheeky garden gnome ideas for a whimsical backyard design

By Dave Wright / March 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

Whether you consider them garden guardians, sneaky spirits or tacky tchotchkes, the garden gnome has come a long way from its early days in 19th century Germany. Today, you can find female gnomes, inappropriate gnomes and sophisticated gnomes alongside the brightly painted classic we all recognize from the 1960s. As all things midcentury modern come … Continue reading Cheeky garden gnome ideas for a whimsical backyard design

Want a garden waterfall? Avoid these 6 mistakes

By Dave Wright / February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

When it’s constructed properly, a garden waterfall can turn a small city yard into an urban oasis and give a sprawling rural property a stunning focal point. When it’s planned and built poorly, however, a garden waterfall is at best a passing regret and at worst an expensive restoration project. If you’d like to add … Continue reading Want a garden waterfall? Avoid these 6 mistakes

Small garden landscaping ideas you’ll want to steal

By Dave Wright / February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Your tiny urban escape deserves to be loved just as much that large country estate down the road. And here’s the good news: your backyard design dollar will have more impact when it’s spent on a small yard. We’ve put together these small garden landscaping ideas to help you dream big for your small space. … Continue reading Small garden landscaping ideas you’ll want to steal

How To Design A Yard With An Existing Pool or Hot Tub

By Dave Wright / August 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Why you should plan for a pool (and not the other way around). Those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Isn’t that how it goes? What about “measure twice; cut once?” When it comes to installing a pool or hot tub without a larger backyard design plan, it can often feel like you’re setting … Continue reading How To Design A Yard With An Existing Pool or Hot Tub

5 Steps to Design The Yard of Your Dreams

By Dave Wright / August 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Having a beautiful yard is not just a sign of pride; it’s also a great way to increase the curb appeal and value of your home (and perhaps, get some longing looks from your neighbours). When it comes to landscape design and building projects, it’s always a great idea to enlist a professional’s help. Using … Continue reading 5 Steps to Design The Yard of Your Dreams

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