Category: Landscaping Tips

Kill and Cover- how to create large new bed areas in a lawn.

“Kill and Cover”- a shortcut for creating new beds in an area with lawn  Many people ask us to cut our huge areas of sod when they are creating new…

Flood proof your home

When I am out estimating, I am watching out for drainage issues around people’s homes. New lots are subject to a grade inspection, ( see final grade ) but older…

Getting a Professional Landscape Design

I have to admit, I am pretty good at giving your yard a design makeover. I have a knack for taking what you’ve got and re-shaping it enough to give…

Laying sod

Laying sod is not rocket science, but doing it right will lead to a much better drought resistant and healthier lawn. the proper soil mix under the lawn is important.…

Flatten new topsoil- how to do it.

When you have a new final grade installed by professionals, they will flatten the ground. But sometimes things have settled or a lot of time has passed and things are…

Final grade for new construction

Most municipalities require inspections for the grading of the ground around your home to ensure proper drainage. Click on these links to read their guidelines on final grade City of Edmonton Beaumont…

Planning your lawn

Designing your lawn involves looking at eventual elements: Tree and shrub location,  attractive design to enhance the property, sunlight available, space for play/ gardening, accessibility for mowing equipment, and other…

Easy Landscaping Ideas

Landscape design is easy when you break it down into individual ideas. Check out some of favorite landscape ideas and strategies for making a beautiful yard. Source: Easy Landscaping Ideas