Featured Landscaper – Twisted Rock Terrascape and Design

For over 30 years, Twisted Rock Terrascape and Design of Calgary has been using their expertise in the construction and earthworks industry to Green Up the city and surrounding area. Twisted Rock spent their early days as a sub-contractor to one of the biggest excavation companies in Alberta, a relationship that gave them hours and hours of training on a variety of machines. This experience set them on the right path to success in landscaping,

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How to minimize warranty calls with added insurance for your projects.

The best thing you can add-on to your clients’ order is fertilizer. Fertilizer has benefits for new sod and existing lawns throughout every stage of the plant’s lifecycle. Fertilizer positively affects the quality of your job while also increasing revenues. Not to mention, it will keep your customers happy! The best place to start is with a root starter fertilizer. Root Starters will help you avoid warranty calls by speeding up the establishment time of

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Put Down the Device! It’s Time to Get Back Outside!

Did you know that for the first time in more than a century, children are expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents? It’s a sobering thought. Today, only one in three kids are physically active every day and children now spend upwards of seven hours a day in front of a screen whether it be TV, video games, a computer or a tablet. Unhealthy diets, too much screen time and other factors from

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Making the Right Sod Purchasing Decision

When landscaping with an aim of attaining a beautiful and vibrant lawn, it’s important to consider the right type of sod. A good, healthy sod behaves very much like a strong foundation on which to build your dream yard. At Manderley Turf Products, we offer three durable, reliable, and beautiful varieties of sod products that are sure to make your lawn more luscious and full than ever. Manderley Premium Sod (Eastern Canada-only) Carefully and meticulously grown

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Manderley – Official Sod Supplier for Picnic on the Bridge

As part of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau will hold a first of its kind event in Canada – and Manderley will be a big part of it. Manderley is the official supplier of sod for the Interprovinical Picnic on the Bridge taking place on the Alexandria Bridge, on July 2nd, as part of the Ottawa 2017 celebrations. The Alexandra Bridge will be open to the public on July 1st for

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Featured Landscaper – We Sod It Landscaping

We Sod It Landscaping has been Greening Up the city of Calgary since 2008. Owner Jason Dyler and his crew strive to provide exceptional quality, competitive pricing and outstanding customer service. We asked Jason what sets We Sod It apart from the rest. “My Father, who is my hero when it comes to business, instilled in me the importance of paying attention to the little details, but more importantly what full customer service means. At

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How to simply add more value for your customers while increasing your revenue

The simplest add-on you can provide your sod customers to benefit their property, and reduce the likelihood of a warranty callback, is fertilizer. Fertilizers can be beneficial from the time of installation through to establishment and then at any stage of the plant’s lifecycle. But did you ever think of seed as an option? It seems counterintuitive, right? Especially since you’ve just installed a beautiful grass lawn – but who doesn’t want added insurance? Increasing

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Your Guide to Summer Lawn Maintenance

The hottest season of the year also brings with it a new set of challenges for those of us seeking to grow and maintain a lush, green lawn. However, with some clever planning, you can maintain a healthy and lush lawn this summer. Dealing with Heat and Dryness As the temperature rises, it can become increasingly difficult to efficiently maintain your lawn without careful preparation. A lawn can only last so long without adequate irrigation,

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Grand Défis: A spectacular cycling marathon to promote healthy living habits

The Grand Défis Pierre Lavoie is a 1,000km relay bike race that takes place over 4 days and 60 hours of cycling. The course runs from Saguenay to Montreal with stops throughout Quebec. The goal of the event is to raise funds to support projects that promote healthy living habits in young people and to support research of hereditary orphan diseases. In 2016, the Grand Défis raised $3.6 million for these initiatives. Manderley is thrilled

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 Only YOU Can Save Water – Here’s How!

  It’s no surprise that lawns require a good drink every so often, and many of us soak our grass without even considering wastage. Caring for your grass doesn’t have to be wasteful, but you have to manage your inputs right. Thankfully, there are environmentally friendly ways of maintaining a lush, beautiful lawn while prioritizing water conservation: Grow Healthy Roots Deeper and stronger roots are more efficient at finding water and nutrients, and doing everything

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