Healthy Lawn With Less Weeds

Here are some good tips for a healthy lawn with less weeds that will help you get the great looking lawn that will make your neighbours as green as your lawn. Maintain idea mowing height Ideal is between 6-9 cm (2.5-3.5″) Mowing too short will result in short roots and a less drought-resistant lawn.  Longer grass keeps soil cool and prevents wee seeds from germinating.  Cutting too long (over 9-10 cm) will lead to competition and shading within the turf stand. Mowing frequent

Selection of Professional Landscape Contractors

When looking for a professional landscape contractor it’s important to select the right company for the job.  You have worked hard to have a nice home and you want to make sure the professional you choose will take the same amount of pride in their work as you do in your home.  There are some things you should be asking for when deciding on a company. Proof of worker’s compensation insurance – Landscape contractors are required by law to pay WSIB premiums on behalf of their e

Snow and People

Snow and People Over time, people have developed a variety of ways to cope with heavy snowfall, to travel on or through snow, and to stay warm during snowy weather. (Click here for Snow Plowing & Removal Services in London Ontario) Indigenous interactions Many Arctic and Indigenous peoples have depended on snow for their livelihoods for thousands of years. Because of their long association with snow, Indigenous peoples have developed a deep and complex understanding of snow p

Resources for filling in swimming pools

RESOURCES Do you need a permit to fill in a pool? The City of London will ask for permits for building new structures etc. Filling in a pool does NOT require a permit. Here is a link to PERMITS requirements: http://www.london.ca/d.aspx?s=/Construction_and_Building/buildpermit.htm If you want to get a survey done on your property for HYDRO here is the link with information and phone numbers: http://www.hydroone.com/MyHome/StaySafe/Pages/Callbeforeyoudig.aspx If you want to get

Considering filling in your pool?

Check out the London Free Press Article featuring SPM Landscape http://www.lfpress.com/2012/12/06/getting-rid-of-the-backyard-pool-is-a-tough-decision-for-many-families-but-lack-of-use-safety-concerns-and-avoiding-expensive-repairs-often-force-their-hands #SwimmingPools #London #howtofillinapool #Maintenance #poolfillin #PoolfillinOntario #LondonFreePress #LondonOntario #Poolremoval #LondonOntarioMoving

Pool Removal

How to Fill an Inground Pool ~ Pool Removal in Ontario How to Fill an Inground Pool With Dirt Backyard swimming pools are fun and relaxing, but the time and expense of maintaining them can be taxing. If you’ve had enough of your pool and want to get rid of it call S.P.M Landscape to come and professionally fill you pool and give you back your yard. What does it take to fill in a pool see our step by step procedure http://spmlandscape.com/residential/moving_service/swimming-po

Fall Lawn Care

Many factors are involved in creating a strong, healthy lawn. Fall lawn care is extremely important if you want a great lawn in the spring. Follow this checklist as part of a sound lawn maintenance program. Top up all gardens with http://soilmasters.ca/topsoils or mulches ~ This will help to protect your plants from the cold To help calculate the quantity of soil or mulch you will need click here: http://soilmasters.ca/conversions/Calculator Reduce mowing height and begin mul

Pool Removal

Does your pool need work? Are you tired of the maintanance?? Are you thinking of filling in your pool? Call us today and book your pool removal. Most people wait until fall to fill in their pool. Book early and recieve $100 off!!! #ontario #London #poolliners #getridofmypool #Maintenance #poolfillin #LondonOntariopools #LondonOntario #Poolremoval

Tips For Winter Care of Trees and Shrubs

Tips for winter care of trees and shrubs If your plants get salt spray from the road, burlap may help, but wrap them with a double layer, not a single layer. To avoid having to cover your evergreens, don’t plant them near a road that gets salted, or plant salt-tolerant species such as junipers. To help preserve moisture, cover the root area of evergreens and broadleaf evergreens with a three-inch thick layer of leaf or bark mulch. Protect upright evergreen junipers and cedars

Ice Maintenance

Have you thought about your ice maintenance for this winter? What type of product is best for your needs? Take a look at our Ice Maintenance page under Snow Plowing for a few ideas to make your decision easier. #RockSalt #SnowRemoval #ontario #London #SandSaltMixture #wintersalting #geosalt #Maintenance #Wintercare #wintermaintenance #SnowPlowing #saltontheroads #LondonOntario #GeoSalt #PropertyCare