March 15, 2014

Don’t put the Snow Shovel Away Just Yet

Sometimes it seems like a Calgary winter will never end and some years, we get a little taste of winter every month. Spring is just around […]
February 15, 2014

How Salt Causes Ice to Melt

If you live in Canada, you’re probably familiar with city trucks roaming the streets after a snowfall, spreading de-icer in their wake. You might even use […]
January 30, 2014

Tips for Staying Safe on Snow Covered Sidewalks

You can keep your own sidewalk clear of snow and ice, but when you’re out an about you’re at the mercy of the weather and you […]
January 7, 2014

How to Remove Salt Stains from Concrete

Springtime is wonderful: the snow is melting, plants are growing… but winter leaves behind it’s mark: a white crust of salt stains on your driveway and […]
December 30, 2013

Combat Ice the Natural Way

Have you ever used salt based ice removal products and when spring arrived noticed that your sidewalk was chipping and crumbling or your lawn was damaged? […]
December 15, 2013

Protecting Landscaping from Chinooks

Many people in winter bound parts of Canada envy Calgarians for the Chinooks that give them periodic, albeit temporary relief from cold winter weather. However, the […]
November 30, 2013

5 Star Landscaping Snow Removal Services

Just because gardening season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to put your 5 Star Landscaping fridge magnet away in a kitchen drawer. Did you know […]
November 15, 2013

The Dangers of Shoveling Snow

There are a lot of dangerous winter activities – skiing, snowmobiling, ice climbing to name just a few. Did you know that shoveling snow is one […]
October 30, 2013

Preparing Garden Tools for Winter

Ahhh, the lowly garden tool – you probably don’t think too much about their care and maintenance. Gardening tools aren’t cheap and after a season of […]