Posts Tagged ‘kitchener waterloo landscapers’
Waterfall Design and Construction Tips
Adding to your home or office building landscape is always exciting and challenging. When you consider adding a waterfall or cascade to your area, it can be fun to plan and watch as it takes form. Why a waterfall? First, it is just captivating to watch. Sitting on a nearby bench and enjoying the day…Read More
Considering a Backyard Mountain Stream?
If you would like a water feature for your backyard, but want more than a bubbling fountain, and you have the space, think about adding some moving water, like a brook. You don’t need to actually live in the mountains to have a stream through your property. With careful planning you can bring the serenity…Read More
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…Read More
What is a Natural Swimming Pool?
Imagine a garden pond filled with white and pink water lilies and purple irises and humming with a chorus of frogs and birds. Now imagine swimming in it. Alice Klein and Hannah Hislop take a dip in the world of natural swimming pools for your landscape ( article from http://www.theecologist.org/) Superficially, a natural swimming pool looks like…Read More
Why Spring and Fall clean-ups are essential
Cleaning up your beds in the spring and fall will aid and prepare plants for future growing seasons. You can help to give plants a head start for growing by removing dead plant material, pruning, turning/supplementing soil and cutting back perennials. Transplanting is most beneficial during this time as well.Read More