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Bringing New Life into an old Fence or Deck

Bringing New Life into an old Fence or Deck Pregame Inspection  So, you have decided to tackle the ever-daunting project of bringing some new life into an old fence or deck with a fresh coat of stain or even a simple clean up. Where do you begin? And how do we break...

Five Steps of Laying Out Fence

Five Steps of Laying Out FenceSo, it's your first fence job. You’re on site and have been given the plans, the locates, and the details. What comes next!?​ 1. The proper tools for laying out fence Here are a few musts for your tool box;  marking paint for spraying the...

Locates and Calling Before You Dig

Locates and Calling Before You Dig Locates are one of most important pre-planning safety measures you can take. They are in true definition ‘locates’ that any contractor or homeowner working on a project requires prior to excavation. Here is why…  What is a locate?...

Why Your Place of Work Should Turn to the Green Side

 Why Your Place of Work Should Turn to the Green Side Whether it be business, landscaping, construction, education or arts, all workplaces could use some sprucing up when it comes to eco-friendly  practices. Converting your place of work to a...

Why We Love to Plant In The Fall!

Why We Love to Plant In The Fall! The summer has flown by, the leaves have changed colours with your wonderful garden turning almost every shade of brown, winter is officially around the corner and it's time for fall planting. Disheveled? We don’t blame you. But there...

The Effects of Weather in Landscaping – Fall and Winter

The Effects of Weather in Landscaping – Fall and Winter The effects of weather in landscaping are among the biggest factors that can affect your construction project. As we are in full swing of fall and gear up for winter, here are a few effects the weather can have...

What is Stream Realignment

Stream realignment has wielded a big hand in the development of Canada, just as it has in other countries worldwide. It is sometimes referred to as channel modification. In certain cases, land drainage has been required to transform swampland into revitalized...

Stormwater Management Pond – Lemon or Lemonade?

Geoscape provides expertise in pond development, helping turn regular ponds into sustainable water features that sometimes become the heart of a community. In this post, we consider the benefits of creating an eye-catching water feature with stormwater management...

Sustain and Play

Common areas require special attention in the fun department. The most enjoyable, well-used parks and playgrounds are designed with people in mind. Once you have a space that people can enjoy, these spaces provide many opportunities for other benefits. In fact, parks...

Sustainable Subdivision Landscape Development/Streetscaping

Streets Alive The importance of sustainable subdivision landscape development (Streetscaping) Streets are the arteries of a neighbourhood. They are the first place that we interact with once we leave our home, and the last place we see before we return. A lush, tree...
Sustain and Play

Sustain and Play

Common areas require special attention in the fun department. The most enjoyable, well-used parks and playgrounds are designed with people in mind. Once you have a space that people can enjoy, these spaces provide many opportunities for other benefits. In fact, parks...

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Sustainable Subdivision Landscape Development/Streetscaping

Sustainable Subdivision Landscape Development/Streetscaping

Streets Alive The importance of sustainable subdivision landscape development (Streetscaping) Streets are the arteries of a neighbourhood. They are the first place that we interact with once we leave our home, and the last place we see before we return. A lush, tree...

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Landscaping for Condominiums

Landscaping for Condominiums

Grass and trees make a place feel like “home.” When landscaping a condo site, the key is to balance the look and the cost. Planting costs add up fast on newly constructed sites. Geoscape knows how to green your site beautifully and cost-effectively. We offer a full...

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Achieving Success with Environmental Restoration

Achieving Success with Environmental Restoration

Development and nature really can work together. Whether you need to mitigate for a protected area or wish to add habitat features to your site, environmental restoration techniques can help your plans succeed. What is Environmental Restoration? Environmental...

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Native Trees and Shrubs in Southern Ontario – A Great Choice

Native Trees and Shrubs in Southern Ontario – A Great Choice

We love using native planting in our landscape projects because native plants add both beauty and value. They also help protect ecosystems and water quality. Today we’re taking a closer look at why native trees and shrubs are a great choice regardless of the project:...

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Storm Water Management – Landscaping and Pond Planting

Storm Water Management – Landscaping and Pond Planting

Where storm water contributes to environmental challenges, carefully planned landscaping and pond planting provides an effective means of reducing local water pollution and flooding. Storm water runoff comes from snow, rainwater, and domestic and commercial activity...

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Natural Heritage Systems (NHS) ….CREATING LIVING CITIES

Natural Heritage Systems (NHS) ….CREATING LIVING CITIES

Natural Heritage System. The name itself is somewhat vague. So, where are they? What are they? Are they important? Can I buy one? Do I already own one? Perhaps it is a wise idea to delve a little deeper and expand our definition, because you may not realize it, but...

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Infographic: benefits of plants and trees

Infographic: benefits of plants and trees

Plants and trees; What environment restoration means to you? Fact: trees can reduce building energy demand for heating and cooling by providing shade in the summer and blocking wind in the winter. Multiply trees on a site can save in annual energy costs Reasons to...

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