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Watering New Grass Seed

Starting a new lawn from seed can produce an awesome new turf area for you, but it is quite important to get the watering just right.  Too much and the seed can move or be washed away, to little and you can dry out your little grass plants and they will never make it...

Summer Watering Landscaping in North Vancouver

Summer is here and we need to start thinking about hydrating the landscape.  Every plant in nature needs water and it helps a lot to put some thought into watering efficiently.  Here are some tips for watering to get the best results, save you time and effort, as well...

Which Garden Plants Grow Best in Vancouver BC?

Ready, Set… Plant! As we head into Vancouver’s spring our thoughts turn to our flowerbeds and landscaping for the warmer months. We start to lay out our landscaping plans and decide what seeds and bulbs to plant. What types of shrubs and trees should be planted?...

Landscaping with Succulents

3 Reasons for Succulent Landscaping When we think of our plant options for our landscaping projects, succulents are often overlooked. However, more and more modern landscapers are choosing succulents (also known as “fat plants”) for their many benefits in...

Gardening Tips for the Avid and Busy Gardener

3 Key Gardening Tips from our Professional Gardeners Your life is too hectic to maintain the garden that you love yet you feel left out when professional gardeners come and do it all. You love your garden and it is your peaceful time – your solace. You need the...

Natural Weed Control: Get Rid of Weeds Safely and Effectively

How to Get Rid of Weeds Naturally, Safely, and Effectively As any gardener knows, weeds are a true menace to your work and can steal space and nutrients away from healthy plants. They seem to grow three times as fast as your more worthwhile plants and will choke out...

To Mulch or Not to Mulch

What is mulch and why is it important? To mulch or not to mulch?  What exactly is mulch and why is it so important to the yard?  Why is it beneficial and is it truly an important step or can I get by without it? Is it just for decoration or does it serve another...

The Mighty Retaining Wall

Retaining Walls & Landscape Design Retaining walls are prominent features in many landscapes. They can be functional necessities, but also provide amazing opportunities for creativity in professional landscaping.  Walls can create panoramic views, private backyard...

Lawn Maintenance 101

Best Practices of Lawn Maintenance Many people have lawns but have a hard time caring for them. The Lawn Maintenance Specialists at West Coast Lawns understand this and are here to help you. We supply comprehensive care for your lawns and landscaping whether you have...

What is Soil Aerating & Liming, Explained

What Are Aerating and Liming, Anyway? If you asked most people outside of the lawn maintenance business what a lawn needs to grow, many would probably say: “fertilizer, water and mowing, right?” These are important, but they are not all that our lawns need...