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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Manderley achieves our Certificate of Recognition (COR)!

We are proud to announce that Manderley has recently achieved our Certificate of Recognition (COR) through the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA). A COR shows that the employer’s Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) has been evaluated by a certified auditor and meets provincial standards established by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety. This program began in Alberta more than 20 years ago and is now a nationally recognized certification. COR provides employers, like Manderley, an

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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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    What you need to know about fall fertilizer

    Nutrient management is critical to the long-term health and vitality of any lawn. While many lawns, especially those using drought tolerant grasses, may get by on the water and sunlight provided by Mother Nature alone, even healthy soils will develop nutrient deficiencies over time. Fertilizing in the fall is an important step that is often overlooked, but critical to a lawn’s winter resilience and spring performance. However, it’s important to apply the right type of

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    Green Up! takes on a new meaning with Bullfrog Power

    Manderley wants to help grow greener communities. This includes not only producing products that are better for the environment, like our Less Water Seed, but also by reducing our environmental footprint. Manderley is a proud partner of Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider. Bullfrog offers a way for individuals and organizations, like Manderley, across Canada to choose 100% green energy for their homes and businesses. Here’s how it works. Bullfrog Power ensures that for

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    Feature Landscaper: Scott’s Sod Sales and Installation

    If you live in the Calgary area, you may already be familiar with Scott’s Sod Sales and Installation. With 12 years in business, they have earned numerous accolades including the Consumer Choice Award for Best Sod Provider in Southern Alberta, as well as 3 Gold Awards for Best Landscaper in the Reader’s Choice Awards. Scott, owner of Scott’s Sod, treats every lawn as if it were his own, and even attends every installation personally. This level

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    Your Guide to Lawn Seeding

    Manderley provides premium quality seed and a professional spreading rate, recommended by sod farmers, to help you establish the best lawn possible – but maybe you’re wondering what actually goes into planning the seeding process. We’re here to help with today’s guide to lawn seeding! What Type of Seed Is Best for Your Needs? High-Traffic Areas The best choice for high-use areas is a seed mix with a high percentage of Kentucky Bluegrass. Kentucky Bluegrass

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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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