After 10 years in the industry I’ve worked with many trees in Niagara and surrounding areas and still to this day I am amazed at the different form and structure of trees, from root structure, trunks, branches, and leaves.
The term native plant refers to a plant that grows naturally in a specified area. For example in Southern Ontario some native plant species include: Sugar Maple, White Ash, White Cedar, Grey Dogwood, Elderberry, Solomon
North Americans are starting to focus a lot more on the quality of the air inside of homes and buildings. A lot of buildings have great air circulation system with filters and air cleaners, but one of the latest trends in air cleaning is green walls.
All plants have two separate names. The first name is their botanical name, which is derived from the latin name, this name is used to classify the plant. The common name is the name in which most people identify with.
There are many cost effective solutions that will allow you to have the sound of running water, without the back-breaking maintenance. These new "Pondless Water Features" are also safe for your pets and small children by not providing an open pool of water for any potential accidents.
There are so many garden styles to choose from, and most people ask for something different and low maintenance, Prairie style will do just that. The typical area for prairie gardens are large properties with rolling hills, lots of hot sun and cold windy winters.
Tired of the same look to your garden? Why not try planting tropicals; they will always draw some attention, with their bold, exotic look. Today
Any parent or guardian with small children knows how much
Do you love entertaining in the summer as much as I do? The Obvious answer is YES, every summer, we, Canadians, bask in the sun and have BBQ
In landscaping everyone wants to customize their own properties to get away from the normal use of soil, grass and plants that are pruned into geometric shapes. No one wants their home to look like every other house in their neighbourhood. This is where landscape features come into the picture.
Watering the lawn and garden during the summer, accounts for more than 50 percent of the homes water consumption. This cost is becoming greater and greater with the increasing taxes we are facing.
Maintaining a lawn takes effort and money, if you could save on both wouldn't you?
You look outside and realize your landscape needs work and you don't want to tackle it yourself,
By following our design process Tree Amigos Landscaping is able to provide the client with a clear vision of the end result of any landscaping project.
Spring is the time to cut back overwintered perennials and prune shrubs to maintain shape as well as encouraging healthy growth. In fact pruning stimulates new growth