Lawn-Friendly Salt Alternatives to Try This Winter

When winter weather hits, you likely pay less attention to your lawn than any other time of the year. But, just because your grass is no longer visible, doesn’t mean it should be out of sight, out of mind. Products used throughout the winter to keep outdoor surfaces clear and safe can damage your lawn and cost you come springtime. Rock salt is a popular choice to keep driveways safe by helping melt ice buildup

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How long can grass seed stay fresh?

Whether you seeded your lawn this summer and have a bit left over, or simply keep an extra bag of grass seed on hand to patch and repair your lawn, you may be wondering, “will this seed still be as effective come Spring?” Before spending the time and money spreading and watering seeds that may never produce grass, take the time to learn a little about seed germination. And don’t worry, we’re here to give

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Your Fall Lawn TLC Guide

Want to wake up to a beautiful, lush lawn next spring? There’s still time to get it in tip-top shape before winter arrives! Fall maintenance is an important step to ensuring your grass is prepared for the impact of cold weather stress. We’ve collected some tips below to ensure you’re giving your lawn the TLC it needs before winter is here to stay.

  • Rake leaves and grass trimmings from your lawn before snowfall. Unlike during
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  • Garden Center Feature: Bark Mulch Depot

    Bark Mulch Depot, try saying that ten times fast! Bark Mulch Depot is a landscape supply and service company and a Less Water Certified Installer of Manderley’s drought tolerant Less Water Sod in Calgary and the surrounding areas. For over 18 years, their emphasis has been on offering quality products and services for both residential and commercial properties in their community. Bark Mulch Depot is true to its name, focusing on supplying natural and recycled

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    4 lawncare mishaps to avoid this summer

    Your lawn can be resilient, strong, and full of life – but that doesn’t mean it’s outright invincible. Like any living thing, your grass has limits to how much stress and damage it can handle. To ensure you have thriving landscape this summer, we’ve compiled a list of tips to help keep your lawn happy. Your lawn will thank you! Keep your lawn at a healthy length If you mow your lawn too short, you’re

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    Worried about your new sod during this heat wave? We’re here to help.

    This summer has certainly brought with it some hot and dry conditions. Since all grass needs water to ensure good health and vibrancy, a lack of natural precipitation means that your lawn will require more watering than usual – especially when establishing a new lawn. Here are some tips to help ensure your sod is getting the water it needs to establish and thrive in its new home:

    • On warm days, start watering your
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    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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    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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    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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