Category Archives: Landscaping Vancouver

Tips for Trimming Cedar Hedges

Cedar hedges can grow rather quickly and in order to keep the hedge healthy and looking its best it is advised that you trim the hedge two times per year. Preparing to trim your cedar hedge Hedge trimming can be … Continue reading

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Snow damaged plants in the garden

This spring will surely be a time of repairing and replacing plants in Vancouver gardens. Vancouver gardeners have experienced an extreme winter to say the least. Several snowfalls brought heavy, wet snow to our landscapes. Following the snow were periods … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Clean Up: 3 Ways To Get Rid of Moss In Your Landscape.

Three Ways To Get Rid of Moss In Your Landscape. Moss on the pathways. As the spring garden clean up season gets under way in Vancouver, after a high rainfall winter with several snowfalls, it’s noticeably slippery on sidewalks, driveways and … Continue reading

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Primp and prune the garden in spring to reap the rewards come summer.

Treat your plants to some TLC. Check for dead branches or winter damage and prune them cleanly. Trim perennials or grasses that have been left through winter. Formal hedges benefit from a trim and look clean with manicured, straight lines.  … Continue reading

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What to Do When Garden Series: Early Fall

September Gardening Weeks 1 & 2 Garden Beds: Check plants, shrubs and trees for pests and spray as required. Using an insecticidal soap such as Safer’s is an effective and environmentally safe way to get rid of unwanted pests. Maintain … Continue reading

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Flowering Bulbs for 2013

Discover this year’s selection of gorgeous bulbs for your garden! Spring flowering bulbs are available for order now. These will be planted in Fall 2013, for a spectacular show in the spring of 2014. We have pre-selected bulbs we love, … Continue reading

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Watering restrictions and schedule for Vancouver 2013

Did you know: on the hottest summer days, as much as two billion litres of water are used in Metro Vancouver! NOTE: These restrictions apply only to the use of treated drinking water. Using rain water, gray water, or any forms of recycled water … Continue reading

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What you need to know about winterizing your landscape

The 2 minute primer: Getting your landscape ready for winter The 4 keys to a lush green lawn is proper pre-winter care: At the end of September the lawn should be reseeded in any bare patches or areas. The fall … Continue reading

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When selecting new plants for your garden, some questions to ask yourself:

Answering these questions about plant selection will be of great help in determining the overall look, feel and style of your garden. Once you’ve given some general answers to this garden design questionnaire, then you can approach your landscape contractor, … Continue reading

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Bark mulch installation – watch the video!

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