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Backyard Rescue

May 11, 2016

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An early spring here in the prairies means we’re all ecstatic and spending as much time outside as possible! Many of us save getting our backyards, patios, and gardens ready for summer until the May long weekend, but this year that will put us behind! So I’ve pulled together some of my favorite ways to get the backyard ready for quiet mornings enjoying coffee and the paper to entertaining friends and family. Hosting a party or a gathering in your garden will be the highlight of your summer if you do it properly, and creating a functioning outdoor space will make it much easier for you to achieve. From tables and chairs to outland fire bowls good for roasting marshmallows and keeping you warm as the night grows old, you can design a space that’s suited to you and your guests. Be warned, the better your garden is, the more your guests will want to come over! A perfect summer if you love playing host.

Often, backyards can be left looking a little unloved after winter. That’s why it’s important to get it back to looking like it did in the summer. This is often a big job that can take many hours or even days. However, with the help of your local garden landscaping company, like, your garden could be back to normal much quicker. Although, this decision is completely up to you. Some people might enjoy the challenge of renovating their garden! If you’d like a little help organizing your space and pulling it together, you can always take advantage of my Patio Bliss Package.

Unfortunately, after the winter months getting your backyard, particularly your grass, back to normal can take an extensive amount of time and months, leaving your garden looking miserable by the time summer comes around. In the long run, considering artificial grass installers will have your backyard looking fresh and healthy no matter what time of year. If your grass is looking irreparable or you don’t have time for the process of rejuvenation, artificial grass is an excellent option for you.

Ultimately, garden pests can also threaten the success of your backyard party. No one wants to spend time in a garden infested with ants, spiders, or killer bees after all. Pests are incredibly inconvenient but there are strategies out there that can pose a possible solution. For example, in some cases, reaching out to a salt lake city pest control expert, or a pest control specialist in your area can ensure that pests do not overrun your garden.


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Decorating for Spring

March 29, 2016

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Eeeep! Spring is in the air! Having lived in Calgary for the last 10 years I know better than to expect Spring’s arrival simply because the calendar says so, but I dare say this year we may actually experience spring on time! I spied tiny little green buds breaking through on the trees in my neighborhood the other day, which can mean only one thing – it’s time to talk decorating for spring!

This is definitely one of my favorite times of year, I simply love the freshness, newness and lightness of the season – three things I like to bring into my decor at this time of year as well!


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