How to Protect Your Garden in the Summer

In Toronto and other parts of Canada, summer can be harsh on a garden if it isn’t well protected. Do you have a plan to safeguard your garden? What method will you use? The most important step is to install an irrigation system to water the plants and create proper shading. Keep reading this blog-post and find out how to best shield your garden. Retain Moisture Install an irrigation system There are different types of irrigation systems such as traditional spray, drip and rotor. They Read more [...]

3 Different Types of Sprinkler Irrigation Systems for Your Lawn

Do you want a lush green lawn for your home? The first step is to choose a lawn sprinkler system that waters the garden efficiently without interference. Though watering can be done manually as well, if you lead a busy life, it may not be a suitable option. Also, it can be a daunting task which is why selecting a sprinkler system is wise. Your selection should depend on several factors such as the size of your yard and the type of landscaping. After these considerations, you can opt for the right Read more [...]

How to Lay Sod in 3 Simple Steps

Do you have a barren garden? If so, then sodding is what you should be looking at. You have to buy this grass from a third-party and then lay it on your garden beds. But you have to make sure that the soil underneath provides the right nutrition to ensure it thrives well. Though hiring a professional is better than DIY, if one isn’t available to you, then follow these three simple sod-laying steps. Preparing the Soil ● Check the soil composition This is important because if the composition Read more [...]

7 Different Types of Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting can instantly transform your backyard or front yard during the night. However, you should know the art of highlighting the specific plants and trees to achieve the most desired look. If you want to illuminate the entire landscape including every plants and tree, then it may not look unique and it might not give the effect that you want. Instead plan what you want to highlight in your landscape, find out the different types of lighting in our post and contact a professional Read more [...]

5 Useful Ways to Get Rid of Moles from Your Lawn

Are you facing a tough time removing moles from your lawn? If so, then consider this informative post where our experts are going over several home remedies to get rid of moles. Although these carnivores can be good for your garden as they eat larvae of pest insects, they can damage the grass and other vegetation when they dig the ground. Also, their underground tunnels can make way for other rodents to access the plants. Thus, to spare the unpleasing sight of a ruined picturesque garden, consider Read more [...]

How to Maintain Your Garden in the Winter

Are you looking for ways to care for your garden during the winter? If so, this blog post by Green Valley Irrigation, a reputed provider of lawn sprinklers in Toronto, is meant for you. We are going over several ways to maintain your garden throughout the harsh climate. 1. Clean Up Finished and Rotting Plants In winter, leaves fall, and plants die which not only looks untidy but can also harbour diseases, funguses and pests. Some of these pests may lay eggs on the plants’ stalks and leaves. Read more [...]

How to Winterize Your Old Lawn Irrigation System

Winter is already striking hard and it is high time to winterize your home and lawn. You may not realize the importance of winterizing your irrigation system when you are from an area that rarely experiences extreme cold weather. But this is an important thing to do to maintain the irrigation system properly. Like any other part of the house, the lawn and irrigation system should be-winterized before the winter sets in. Necessity to winterize Garden irrigation systems are usually made of PVC Read more [...]

5 Landscaping Tips to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

Putting effort into planning and designing your landscape can pay-off big time later on and add to the resale value of your home. Many property owners emphasize on creating a beautiful lawn and backyard which increases the chances of getting a better price for the property manifolds. An unkempt lawn can be an eyesore which may turn away prospective buyers. This post outlines five tips to help you plan and maintain a landscape that is universally appealing and can attract buyers willing to Read more [...]

Different Components of Standard Sprinkler System and How They Function

Yard sprinkler systems are necessary for growing a healthy garden and maintaining a picturesque landscape. Manually watering the plants from time to time is often not feasible when you have a large lawn to cover and different species of plants which must be watered in specific ways. A sprinkler system can save a lot of time and hassle for the user. But before investing in one, you must understand the basic components and their functions well. This post is a guide to the various components Read more [...]