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Garden Maintenance in the Spring – Karin Banerd

At Quiet Nature Ltd, our spring clean-up generally involves removing the dead plant material of existing perennials and grasses, and prepping the perennials, shrubs and trees for the growing season. Following is a list of what we do, though not in any particular order: Brush mulch away from existing perennials and grasses. This prevents smothering…

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Why are trees so important?

THE BENEFITS OF TREES… (from http://landscapeontario.com/benefits-of-trees) Below are some quick facts on the benefits of trees and the equity value of landscaping. Trees improve health Trees improve moods and emotions, and they create feelings of relaxation and well-being. Trees provide privacy and a sense of security. Foliage helps to settle out, trap and hold particulate pollutants…

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Despite flooding, the Grand River Adventure continues

PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Despite flooding and high water levels, the adventure continues! Waterloo Region, ON, April 2013 In this second edition of “The Grand River Adventure”, Derek Lippert and JP Bartle, experienced paddlers and residents of Ayr ON., are canoeing the entire Grand River in order to raise money for tree planting throughout…

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Why landscaping helps sell your home

Spring is right around the corner… Thankfully! If you are thinking about selling your house, it’s time to also start thinking about updating your landscaping. Are the hedges overgrown? Are the paths and walkways in good shape? Does your home have “curb appeal” to potential buyers driving past? Is your lawn in good condition? Neglected…

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Should I invest in a landscape maintenance package?

Should I invest in a landscape maintenance package?  By hiring Quiet Nature for your landscape maintenance needs, you eliminate all hassles associated with property upkeep.  Our qualified professional staff will know if your annuals/perennials are healthy and thriving in your beds, whether a Japanese maple tree will grow well in that shaded backyard corner, or…

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Natural Playgrounds are on the rise in Ontario

There is a steady rise of natural playgrounds in Ontario.  They are turning up at school playgrounds to parks and even childcare centers.  The creation of natural spaces for play helps kids connect to nature, become more physically active and develop limitless opportunities for creative play.  Studies have also shown that natural play contributes to…

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Quiet Nature partner projects

“I engaged Quiet Nature (then operating as Naturally Maintained) for two landscape projects – from initial concept through to completion. The first was a front entrance way where I wanted a Muskoka look. Derek was able to capture the look and for a small entrance way, it was simple, clean, low maintenance and set the…

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