February 9, 2015

Removing Tree Stumps

If you’ve ever removed a tree from your property, you’re probably aware that the stump left behind can often be the hardest part to get rid […]
January 15, 2015

Help, my Snowblower Won’t Start!

Snow is in the Calgary forecast, and even if the weatherman isn’t right, we’ll likely get some eventually. The weather has been fairly mild this year, […]
November 24, 2014

Three Tips to Make your Small Yard Look Bigger

Depending on which Calgary neighborhood you call home, you may find that your backyard is a little smaller than you would have preferred. Maybe even a […]
October 24, 2014

How Your Backyard Increases the Value of Your Home

Whether you’re moving this year, in five years, or not until you’re ready to retire, it makes sense to take care of your yard and keep […]
September 21, 2014

Two More Nifty Things You can Do in your Yard with Our Help

At Five Star, we think the DIY mentality that is making a comeback is great. It leads to many creative and interesting ideas. Everything from making […]
July 30, 2014

The Importance of Bees

Many people have a fear of bees. These buzzing insects with the ability to sting can quickly have people running for the indoors or for a […]
July 18, 2014

Two Nifty Things You can Do in your Yard with Our Help

With all the do-it-yourself projects to be found online and in magazines, it’s easy to forget that a challenging dream project often goes smoother with the […]
July 9, 2014

How Bees and Wasps Benefit Your Garden

You’ve probably heard to leave bees and wasps alone because they’re good for your garden, but do you know why? “Honeybees are called the “spark plugs” […]
June 30, 2014

Two Nifty Things You can Do in your Yard all on Your Own

Not everyone has the same appreciation for a well-maintained lawn that we have here at Five-star. Some people feel that the standard green grass yard is […]