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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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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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 – 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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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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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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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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