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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    Top 5 Tips to Protect Your Lawn from Salt Damage This Winter!

    Rock salt is heavily used this time of year to add traction to roadways, sidewalks and driveways. But, if too much salt builds up over time on lawns and in the soil, the damage can be lasting and expensive to repair. Here are the 5 best things you can do this winter to save your lawn from salt damage this Spring.

  • Use physical barriers: A buildup of rock salt on your lawn can cause severe damage.
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  • How to Get Instant ‘Grassification’ with Instant Lawns

    Providing customers with new lawns fast, staying on time and on budget! Instant Lawns makes their customers’ lawn and landscape dreams come true by combining their passion for outdoor living spaces and their commitment to understanding exactly what their customers want! Having the best team in place from the top down and using the right products to get the job done, have helped them provide instant grassification on every project. Instant Lawns includes their clients

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    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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