5 Tips to Get Your Best Lawn Next Spring, NOW!

Having a beautiful lawn is something every homeowner strives for. But did you know, it’s what you do when the leaves start to fall that makes all the difference between having a lawn you can be proud of, or having to press the reset button in the spring. Fall lawn maintenance is critical to strengthening and repairing your lawn from the wear and tear of the summer. It’s important to go into winter with a

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How You Can Achieve a Less-Maintenance Lawn

While having a lush and patchless lawn is ideal, it’s also beneficial to have one that requires minimal maintenance so you can spend your time lounging and recharging outdoors, not weeding in the hot sun. At Manderley, we understand the value of a low-maintenance lawn that balances beauty and effort. Here are our top tips on how to turn your lawn into one that is easy on the eyes – and your schedule! Drought-Tolerant Sod

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Here’s How We Can Help You SAVE On Mulch

As fall sets in, your customers may start asking you about mulch – and if they aren’t, it’s a great topic to bring up with them. Not only is mulch aesthetically pleasing but we all know the crucial role it plays in protecting plants, shrubs and trees from winter. But working with mulch can be a hassle. It’s messy and quite the expense when you need large quantities. Don’t worry! We have a solution for

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Feature Landscaper: William Thompson

Meet BJ Thompson, owner and operator at William Thompson, a landscape company, taking over from Essential Soils Landscaping in Embrun, Ontario. With his years of experience and his dedication to customer service, Thompson is setting out to tackle the challenges and to reap the rewards of opening up his own shop. William Thompson Landscaping offers a wide range of hard- and soft-scape services, which include Interlock, wood deck overlays, lawn repair, tree installation and of

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Lending a Helping Hand with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity does vital work, providing access to safe, decent and affordable housing to families in need, in Canada and beyond. This summer alone Habitat for Humanity Canada helped build 150 homes for 150 Canadian families in need. One such project brought Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa to Perth, Ontario for the first time. There they met the Talls; a family who came to Canada over ten years ago from Senegal, and since have

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They Asked and The Landscape Community Responded!

When a request for landscaping material donations was made by Synergy Youth and Community Development Society for their new building in Chestermere, Alberta, the response from the landscape industry in and around the area was nothing short of amazing. What was originally envisioned as a small-scale project turned into a 90,000 square foot park thanks to the hard work and donations of companies like Manderley. Synergy Youth and Community Development Society is a Not for

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Stop and Smell the Roses

On June 29th, just ahead of Canada’s 150th birthday, ceremonies were held to officially open the Alberta Legislature Rose Garden in Edmonton, Alberta. The ceremony marked the culmination of month of planning and hard work. The garden was both a green industry legacy project to celebrate our country’s sesquicentennial and a lasting gift to all Albertans. The Canada 150 Rose Garden was an idea put forward by Landscape Alberta to celebrate Canada’s important anniversary while

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How to Keep Your Summer Water Bill in Check

With the rising heat of summer too comes the rise of water bills across the country. Nobody wants to pay more for the usage of such an integral resource, but unfortunately we depend on it more throughout the summer to keep our properties looking lush and vibrant. However, there are workarounds that will help to reduce your water wastage and keep your budget balanced, without sacrificing the health of your greenspace:   Mow Your Lawn

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We Celebrated Canada’s 150th Birthday by Transforming the Alexandra Bridge into a Picnic-worthy Park

On July 2nd, Manderley helped make history. As part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, Ottawa 2017 organized the first ever Interprovincial Picnic on the Alexandra Bridge, spanning the Ottawa River between our Nation’s Capital and Gatineau. Our sod was prominently featured as this iconic experience that brought friends and family from all over the country together. From our farm in Moose Creek, Ontario, Manderley supplied 12,000 square feet of freshly harvested Less Water Sod. Installing

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Featured Landscaper: Cutting Edge Landscaping

For over 25 years, Cutting Edge Landscaping has been serving Edmonton and surrounding area, creating outdoor living spaces for their clients to enjoy for years to come. We asked Kris Sloan at Cutting Edge what they do differently that has allowed them to succeed in the landscape industry. This is what he had to say. “I think one is that our staff do well is anticipate challenges on a project and try to open a

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