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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
Isn’t it great to look out into your backyard and see the beautifully manicured green grass and delicate gardens you love? Or, wait. All you see is water. Just water? Why is there so much water in your yard? Drainage problems can cause your backyard to flood, ruining grass and gardens, outdoor living spaces, and … Continue reading My Backyard Has a Drainage Issue…Now What?
Having a water feature in your backyard is a wonderful element that offers many benefits, but the beauty they provide often requires some upkeep on your behalf. Keeping up on the maintenance of your water feature means making sure the water is clean, flowing properly and having it winterized correctly. This will allow you to … Continue reading How to Keep Water in Water Features Clean
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
When it comes to watering your lawn, do you know how to do it properly? Do you know how much to water? When to water? How often to do it? Best times to water to make the most of your water usage? Proper watering, especially in the middle of summer, is crucial to having the … Continue reading Complete Guide to Watering Your Lawn
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
What if the ornamental plants in your landscape needed a lot less water, but still looked green and healthy while producing lots of flowers? Drought resistant gardening, also known as xeriscaping, focuses on the selection of plants that can survive, and even thrive, with less water than many other popular ornamental plants commonly used in … Continue reading Drought Resistant Gardening in Ontario
With dry weather, people start wondering what is going on with their brown lawn. The first thing to realize is that when lawns go brown in the heat of the summer, usually due to lack of rain/water, they are not dead, they are just dormant. Letting a lawn go dormant is ok. The length of … Continue reading Key Suggestions When Conditions Are Dry
What can you do with those areas of dead turf? Spring is a good time to seed those damaged areas. Be sure to wait to apply grass seed until nighttime temperatures stay above 10 degrees celsius. Rake the dead areas. Select grasses to match your current turf or use this as an opportunity to choose … Continue reading What to do if your lawn did not recover from last years drought.