Stress on Your Lawn – Watering Tips & Tricks

By Philip Pasma

We are all facing stressful times throughout 2020, but have you considered the stress that your lawn has endured this season? Blue Jay is here to support you and your home’s landscape through our roller coaster of seasons we have here in Ontario. This summer more than ever the sun beat down intensely on our…

The Benefits of Smart Irrigation

By Philip Pasma

If your lawn is your pride and joy, you likely spend a lot of time maintaining, watering and inspecting your yard. Along with all the other smart features of modern life, smart irrigation systems can help you achieve total control over your watering schedule. It will also be beneficial as it reduces the waste of…

Landscaping and Garden Ideas to Improve Your Front Yard

By Philip Pasma

Investing time and effort into your front yard can change the whole look and feel to the exterior of your property. Whether you’re looking to sell in the near future, or you want your home to be the envy of the street, here are some easy and impactful ideas to improve your front yard. The…

3 Factors That Impact The Cost Of An Irrigation System

By Philip Pasma

Being a homeowner comes with many chores and responsibilities. Some of them are easier to remember than others, and some you likely enjoy more than others. Taking care of your lawn is essential, and it can be a big task to take care of on your own. This blog will cover 3 of the biggest…

Backflow Testing – What is it and why is it important?

By Philip Pasma

When the pressure in a water system malfunctions, it can create backflow. Backflow is the flow of potentially contaminated water and waste flowing in the reverse direction. This can be dangerous for health and safety which is one reason why backflow testing is so important. As a homeowner, you may not know that much about…

The Irrigation System Installation Explained

By Philip Pasma

If an irrigation system is something you are looking at having installed or installing yourself over a couple of weekends, it can be an excellent investment and insurance to keep your lawn and landscape healthy and thriving. Keep reading to learn about irrigation systems, installations, and how to maintain them. What is an Irrigation System and…

How to Sell Your House in 2020

By Philip Pasma

So, you’ve evaluated your finances, thought about your lifestyle, and made the big decision to sell your home. Maybe you’re downsizing because the kids have finally left the nest, or you’ve gotten a job in a new city and need to relocate, or maybe you’ve just retired and want to head south to warmer climates. Whatever…

Whose Responsibility Is It, Anyway? Lawn Maintenance in a Rental

By Philip Pasma

When discussing the responsibilities that come along with renting, both the landlord and the tenant need to be aware of what is required of them and negotiate the duties that each will take upon themselves. Specifically, lawn care is one aspect that involves substantial resources in terms of money and time. As such, when drafting…

Inspiring Garden Fountains

By Philip Pasma

Fountains have been used in gardens, both public and private, for thousands of years. They add a pleasing, natural sound in even the smallest of outdoor spaces. Whether it’s used as the focal point in a small courtyard or patio, as a poolside water feature, or in a larger landscape, a fountain is an easy…