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September, 2018

The best time to use a handheld blower

Backpack blowers rule in daily landscape maintenance operations mainly because they are packed away on your back and they have lots of power. I normally associate handheld blowers with small landscape operations or home owners. But as I found out last week, handheld blowers can also be used by professional landscapers on smaller jobs.   […]

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Easy commercial fix

I love landscape maintenance without prejudice which means covering 100% of a site and not discriminating between areas. So that’s why I enjoyed working on a forgotten piece of a commercial building this summer. Shockingly, this corner is visible from the entrance. This sort of view is hardly inspiring for the workers who populate the […]

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Add some yellows to your landscape

I love yellows because they’re warm and if you haven’t already, you should consider adding some to your garden. Below are some of my favourites. Heliopsis Sunflowers are very popular so it’s no surprise that this False Sunflower shows up in people’s gardens. The green and white leaves are interesting and the yellow flowers are […]

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Can you handle a full rolling pin day?

Can you handle a full day with a rolling pin? I still remember, years ago, wondering what the light rolling pin was for. Then I got the required training. If you wonder the same thing, read on.     The rolling pin is used in the landscape to press down fluffy soil so we can […]

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How Red Seal Journeymen rock the CanWest hort show

CanWest is Western Canada’s premiere horticulture trade show which is why Foreshore Equipment will be there and why I, personally, will also attend. Here is what my plan looks like.       Wednesday September 26, 2018     Urban Foresters Symposium, 9-3 pm. Four lectures and two out of the tree presenters have Ph.D.s. […]

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