Rock Bottom Hard Landscaping - Calgary, Alberta
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I´ve heard conflicting information regarding grass clippings. Can I put my grass clippings back on the grass; some people are telling me that I might give my grass a disease. Who is correct?
Especially in late summer, you want to enjoy your garden instead of working in it. But we all know that to keep your garden looking great, there are still a few chores you need to do.
Here are a few tips to help you keep on top of things while still enjoying those last days of hot sun.
Can you suggest some plants that rabbits won´t eat? They chew on everything I plant in my yard.
You´re wise to start with plants that rabbits prefer not to eat. (If they´re hungry enough, they ´ll eat almost anything).Although you can use fencing to exclude rabbits from your garden, and you can spray plants with rabbit repellent to discourage them from munching your landscape, you can also take the easy way out and grow trees, shrubs, and flowers that they normally avoid. See a list of rabbit-resistant plants that the Royal Horticultural Society publishes.
What are hardy annuals? I thought annuals were killed by frost.
Most annual flowers won’t survive over the winter in cold climates, but many tolerate some frost.
Some annuals, such as pansies, violas, and flowering kale, survive heavy freezes. Some hardy annuals to try include alyssum, lobelia, phlox, cornflower, dianthus, nasturtium, poppy, pot marigold, snapdragon, stock, and sweet pea. These plants perform best in cool weather and will bloom best in spring and fall. In midsummer, when temperatures are high, most of them will stop flowering. With the return of cooler temperatures in fall, they will begin to boom again.
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"The job was done when promised and both the yard and alley were left in order. Rock Bottom has a two year warranty on their work to deal with any issues that arise, and that adds another level of comfort. We would be pleased to have potential clients view the work they did for us."
- Ron Nikiforuk