5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Water Consumption This Summer

Regardless of whether you’re trying to stave off a drought or simply want to cut down on those bills, conserving water should be a top priority when it comes to summer lawn care! There are many ways to cleverly and efficiently lower your water consumption this summer, and we’ve come up with four key methods that we find work the best. Let’s look at them now: Consider How Much Water Your Lawn Needs It’s by

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What is lawn dormancy?

Summer  brings with it hot and dry conditions, and you’ve probably seen some straw-like, brown lawns around your neighborhoods. You may be thinking that these lawns are dead but, in fact, they are in a state of dormancy, kind of like hibernation. Summer dormancy is your lawn’s response to  the stress caused by a lack of water and essential nutrients. Grass shuts down and turns brown in order to conserve these vital resources critical to

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Summer is in full swing, and it’s a scorcher!

It’s no secret that summer 2018 has been a hot one. Having gotten very little rain in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec this summer, we have had our fair share of challenges with dry conditions at our Tayside farm. Why are dry conditions a challenge at the farm? Our Less Water sod is true to its name. Because the roots are more developed in our mature crops, meaning that they have driven deep into the

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Worried about a drought this summer? Don’t be!

Do you often worry about the state of your lawn during summer dry periods? We don’t blame you, if you do, but fear not… Manderley has you covered! There are many ways to ensure you have a healthy, vibrant, and resilient green space during the warmest and driest time of the year. To give some examples, we’ve come up with a few essential tips on how to encourage a lush and happy lawn that can

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Green Streets to Get Active

For the second year in a row, Manderley was proud to supply Manderley Less Water Sod for the Come Alive Outside Green Street Challenge in Westport, Ontario. On June 30th, a team of volunteers transformed Fetch Murphy Way into a pop-up park for a full day of fun! Volunteers were on hand to lead games, BBQ up a storm, and ultimately, promote outdoor play. Starting the day with just some sod, a parachute and a

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JOIN US! In the fight against Childhood Cancer

Manderley is excited to announce that we are teaming up with CHEO to support a worthy cause! For the month of July, $20 from all Blue Cube Minis of Garden Soil sold in Ottawa through Manderley.com will be donated to the CHEO foundation Oncology fund. Help support our community while you Green Up! with Manderley this July. At any time, there are over 300 children and youth battling cancer at CHEO. Even though childhood cancers

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From Seed to Sod: 5 Things You Should Know

Have you ever wondered how that lush, green, Manderley turf came to be? We asked our experts and got the full story on how we get from seed to sod.

  • Preparation
  • First thing’s first, you have to start off on the right foot. Soil conditions play a key role in the success of the grass growth. The pros refer to it as “soil tilth”. Tilth is the soil’s physical condition, particularly in terms of the

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    Feature Landscaper: Yard Force

    Customer satisfaction is Yard Force’s #1 priority! With customer service at the forefront of their business, Yard Force Landscaping from Calgary, Alberta works diligently with their customers to make sure that their expectations are always exceeded. They keep the lines of communication open with their clients from day one and listen to what their customers want by delivering on what they promise, with no hidden surprises along the way. As a family-run, full-service landscape construction

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    Manderley Renews Their Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

    We are happy to announce that Manderley has once again earned ‘Green Certification’ at our Moose Creek, Ontario production facility. This achievement demonstrates our renewed commitment to environmental best practices at all levels of our business. But what does it really mean to be Green Certified, and why is it important? The Green Certification program, the first of its kind, was created by the Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario (NSGA), a non-profit organization dedicated

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    Manderley Turf Products Inc. Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

    Toronto, ON – March 8, 2018 – Manderley Turf Products Inc. was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation. The 2018 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. Now in its 25th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s

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