With its crack team of experienced landscapers, Nature's Image grooms lacklustre lawns into scenic green spaces, boosting the aesthetic appeal of properties while extending homeowners' expressive canvas past the threshold. The aeration service contributes to overall neighbourhood neatness by readying yards for spring almost as well as a moonlit maypole dance. During the treatment, grass gurus bore tiny holes over up to 5,000 square feet of turf to decrease soil compaction and increase the root layer's exposure to water, fertilizer, and oxygen. The holes also make cozy nooks in which to nestle baby seeds and serve to repair lines of worm-human communication. While reaping subterranean rewards, aeration battles aboveground thatch buildup from excess leaf debris and grass clippings more efficiently than a phalanx of pill bugs.
A verdant selection of landscape-quality shrubs and evergreens fills Jardins Boardwalk Gardens with blooming greenery. Guests select from more than 50 varieties including goldflame spirea, purple leaf sandcherry, and blue chip juniper. The selection of flowering shrubs can add colour to any garden or cover up the tire tracks left by gangs of motorcycle-riding ruffians. Decorative grasses such as purple fountain grass paint landscapes with fall hues, while plants such as cotoneaster suit green thumbs searching for low-maintenance lawns.
After five years in business, Grant and Joe Sappy, co-founders and owners of K/W Lawn Care, are still trying to figure out who is the company’s president and who is the CEO. But the pair agrees on the company’s mission: to make their clients’ landscaping visions a reality. Drawing on the expertise of trained horticulturists, the Sappys help clients select the best plants and trees to meet their goals, and then install them using state-of-the-art equipment. In addition to cultivating relationships with architects and horticulturists, the Sappys partner with local providers to minimize the cost of materials such as mulch, fertilizer, or garden-gnome repellent. K/W Lawn Care maintains existing yards with services such as planting, weed control, and lawn cutting and fertilization as well as snow removal and holiday-lighting installations.
Constructing durable, solid-pine furniture since 1906, Crate Designs crafts high-quality, Canadian-made home furnishings with a focus on keeping to its tried and true traditions and staying up to date with clean, simple lines and styles. The extensive inventory boasts more than 300 pieces of hand-crafted furniture including living room necessities, bedroom basics, and durable designs for the most treasured electronics and entertainment spaces. The oil finish on each finished product is perfectly flat creating slip-n-slideability.
For more than 30 years, the landscaping specialists at Lawn Man Landscaping have transformed ordinary yard plots into verdant turf and restored health to ailing greenery with beautifying and repairing lawn services. The team of lawn technicians deploys across local greenscapes year-round, fertilizing exterior carpets with aeration and planting seeds during warm months. In the winter, the crew can be called in to remove unsightly snow and ice from property. Savvy design specialists help homeowners realize beautiful personal pastures with counselling on designing landscapes and by planning large-scale yard restructuring or by helping homeowners decide which flowers best dress up the backyard helicopter landing pad.
Marrying two pastimes that often meander hand-in-hand, Featherfields offers bird lovers and gardeners a veritable playground full of high-end gear that caters to each hobby. The friendly staffers help navigate the extensive selection of garden supplies, which includes decorative items, planting pots and containers, and tools such as the worm-deflecting Mud Gloves gardening gloves ($10.99). Bribe feathered friends for flying advice with a squirrel-proof bird feeder ($26.99) or hummingbird feeder ($23.99). Customers can also direct the pampering instinct inwards with Naked Bee personal-care products, (starting at $3.99), as well as cockle-warming organic teas ($7.99–$13.99) and Nude Bee honey ($8.99–$11.99).