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4 Tips On Preparing Your Lawn For Spring

Spring is here in Toronto! At P. McConnell Contracting, the following are landscaping services that we like to recommend before your first grass cut to help you achieve a healthier, greener lawn: A Spring cleanup De-thatch lawn Aerate Apply a Spring Fertilizer 1. Spring Clean up. A Spring clean up is the first essential part of getting your property ready for the growing season. Your cleanup should include, removing any remaining garbage, leaves, sticks and twigs from lawn and garden areas, the cutting of any perennial stocks and flowers (i.e. grasses, coneflowers, hydrangea, etc) that were left over the winter, and the pruning of trees and/or shrubs. 2. De-thatch lawn. Thatch is the layer of dead grass and other vegetation that accumulates...

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Happy New Years from 'PMC'

We want to wish everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous new year! Let's make 2017 the year that your landscaping dreams become a reality. Whether it is as simple as a yard cleanup to a new patio or deck, or even a completely new yard design, we have you covered. We are ready to help you achieve the yard of your dreams.

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Preparing your lawn and garden for Fall and Winter - Garden Tips

With winter quickly approaching in Toronto, it reminds us that the gardening season is coming to an end. However, the following simple gardening tips will keep your garden looking great into the Fall and help your plants and garden look more beautiful next season. 1) Remove dead/old flower stalks off flowering perennials 2) Split perennials where applicable and plant bulbs 3) Remove summer annuals (i.e. impatiens) before first frost to avoid a messy cleanup 4) Plant cold tolerant annuals (i.e. mums, cabbage) for late season colour  Fall is also a great time to transplant (move) plants or plant new trees and evergreens. The cooler temperatures and increased precipitation causes less stress on agitated and newly planted plants. It's always a...

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