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…

What Is Irrigation And Why Is It Important? (The Complete Definition)

By Philip Pasma

If you’ve never considered irrigation, you may want to do so. It’s been around for millennia, because it works well and offers countless benefits. It’s become so affordable and efficient it is no longer just for commercial properties with big budgets either. Today, homeowners who care about their home and value well-attended yards can access…

How To Maintain A Healthy Lawn

By Philip Pasma

Do you feel your lawn maintenance efforts are all in vain? Have you done what you can without herbicides, but your lawn lacks luster?Don’t worry – you can enjoy a pristine lawn! Just follow these simple steps to whip your lawn into shape.Aerate Your LawnAn aerator perforates the grass with small holes. These holes alleviate…

Different Types of Home Irrigation Systems

By Philip Pasma

Irrigation systems deliver water to grass, flowers, shrubs, and trees so they flourish. These brief descriptions of the most common home irrigation systems can help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of each and how they can work together for optimal yard care.Surface IrrigationThis is the most common form of irrigation worldwide and probably how…

Your Guide To Buying Lawn Care Equipment

By Philip Pasma

Tending your lawn requires proper lawn care equipment. The following are the basics recommended by experts, their advantages and disadvantages, and what to consider when choosing what’s right for you and your lawn.Lawn MowerUnless you have a huge yard, a walk-behind mower is your best bet. It manicures your lawn well, cuts corners, squeezes into…

How To Know If A Lawn Sprinkler System Is Right For You

By Philip Pasma

Adding curb appeal to our home is something that we all strive for but it can be one of the most difficult things to achieve. A flawless lawn will be greatly admired by your neighbors if you put the effort into looking after it. A lawn sprinkler system is the best option for keeping your…

Supplier Highlight: Rain Bird

By Philip Pasma

Today, we will be providing an in-depth breakdown of one of our top suppliers, Rain Bird Corporation.Rain Bird products consistently provide some of the best value and performance available on the market today to consumers. Blue Jay Irrigation is very proud to be considered a Rain Bird® Select Contractor®, a huge honour in the irrigation/sprinkler…

A Complete Guide To Drip Irrigation

By Philip Pasma

One of the main benefits of having a custom irrigation installed is improved water efficiency. While all systems offered by Blue Jay Irrigation are extremely efficient, a drip irrigation system is typically 90% efficient or higher. This means that much less water is wasted, which is good for both the environment and your bank account.…

[Guest Blog] Does Lawn Care Affect Your Property Value?

By Philip Pasma

When the time comes to sell a home, first impressions are more important than anything. “Buyers will decide whether they are interested in a home in just moments of arriving out front” says Kurtis Forster of viewhomes.ca. Sure, they might change their mind about wanting to buy your home after doing a tour of the…