Blog Posts in 2015

  • Holiday Spectacular: Syncing Lights and Tunes

    November 6, 2015
    A timeless tradition during the Christmas season is traveling near and far to see beautiful light displays. Whether it’s your neighbour’s home or a light show at the zoo, seeing Christmas lights is always something to enjoy with friends and family. Strings of lights are proudly displayed on trees, bordering windows, and twisted around awnings and front porches. Today’s Christmas light displays ...
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  • The Power of Power Washing

    September 10, 2015
    Are grit and grime making your home or business look less inviting, or frankly, dirty and drab? Time and weather are not friends with your outdoor areas. Over time, grit and grime build up on your exterior surfaces. However, the professionals at The Grounds Guys have great news! You can brighten and clean the façade of your home or business in a snap with professional power washing. If you want to ...
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  • 7 Tips for Choosing Aquatic Flowers & Plants

    September 8, 2015
    Did you know that taking your pond from ordinary to extraordinary can be as simple as selecting the perfect aquatic plants? Colorful flowers or green plants can give your pond that extra bit of spark to catch onlookers’ eyes and improve your curb appeal dramatically. Below are some tips to consider when choosing plants that work best for enhancing your pond: Fake or Real? – This is answered by ...
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  • 6 Most Common Types of Grasses

    August 30, 2015
    Ryegrass, a cool season grass, is often added to dormant warm season lawns in the winter to maintain a lush, green look until spring, a process called “winter overseeding.” This type of grass plant does best in temperate climates. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Ryegrass fits within the cool season grasses category, but does best in temperate climates with neither winter nor ...
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  • Populating Your Pond with Fish

    August 25, 2015
    Adding fish to your backyard pond is a great way to enhance its beauty. Here’s what you need to know about preparing your pond, choosing fish and caring for them. Preparing Your Pond for Fish To help ensure your fish live long, happy lives, prepare the pond with these tips: Plant several types of plants that grow above and below the water. This shades the pond, cuts down on algae growth, increases ...
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  • Enjoy the Health Benefits of Outdoor Water Features

    August 20, 2015
    If you’re in the process of reinventing your outdoor space, you might be considering the addition of a water feature. There’s no denying that fountains, ponds, pools and waterfalls make your outdoor living space more beautiful, but what other benefits do they provide? Is it possible you could improve your mental health and wellbeing by installing an outdoor water feature? You’ll be pleased to ...
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  • Examine the Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools

    August 19, 2015
    As any pool owner will tell you, chlorine is hazardous to store and handle. If it weren’t for backyard swimming pools, there would be no reason to keep this dangerous chemical anywhere near your house. Perhaps this is one reason you’re considering a saltwater pool. Once reserved for luxury hotels, these systems are now available for backyard pool owners to enjoy right on their property. Learn the ...
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  • Irrigation: Different Techniques and Benefits

    July 6, 2015
    If you walk down the lawn care aisle at your local hardware store, you will see a wide assortment of tools designed to help keep your lawn green. Everything from special hoses to timed sprinklers that walk around your lawn like an animal to spray nozzles that have turn dials with countless water stream options can be found. Yes, it is definitely easy to feel overwhelmed… but you don’t have to! The ...
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  • Seed vs. Sod: Which One to Choose?

    June 2, 2015
    A perfect lawn doesn't just happen. The glimmer of hope for a lush carpet of grass may begin before you even mow it for the first time. Choosing lawn type goes beyond selecting which turf grass is suitable to the growing zone and climate where you live. The Grounds Guys® can help you make another important decision -- whether to seed or sod your lawn. Seeding vs. Sodding -- What's the difference? ...
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  • Soil Analysis: Testing Soil for Optimal Growth

    May 21, 2015
    Just like vitamins and other supplements can help keep you in optimal health, they also benefit your lawn and garden. But you wouldn't take nutrients that you don't need; you'd have the doctor run tests to determine exactly what was best for you. With that example in mind, think of The Grounds Guys® as your on-call "green doctor." We can help with garden and lawn tips that are based on soil ...
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  • Understanding Types of Trees

    April 6, 2015
    Caring for the trees in your yard -- or selecting trees for your landscape -- begins with understanding different tree types. Some trees offer shade in the summer and let sunlight in during the winter; other trees have brilliant fall colour; and many tree types provide food and shelter that beckon birds to your yard. The Grounds Guys® can give you some pointers to help you handpick trees for your ...
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  • Giving Your Indoor Plants a Little TLC

    January 19, 2015
    Everyone loves a little tender loving care (TLC). And plants are no exception! Just like taking care of your loved ones, vehicles, homes and other items, houseplants require some undivided attention every now and then to keep them performing at their optimal level. And who doesn’t appreciate a thriving green or blooming plant in the home or office? Indoor plants offer people many benefits, ...
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