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Kid Friendly Gardening Activities

Starting Seedlings with Egg Cartons

Warmer weather is around the corner. We may be cooped up inside due to the pandemic but we can add some fresh air and greenery to our life!

It is quite simple to start your seeds indoors before you are ready to plant in your garden. This will give the plants a head start and hopefully allow you to produce more fruit and vegetables throughout the season! This is also a fun way to involve the kids with your latest garden project.

 

 

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COVID-19 Response

Our COVID-19 Response

At Whispering Pines Landscaping we are part of a great team. Teamwork is one of our core values and through these times of uncertainty it is incredible that we can lean on each other for support. 

Our team at Whispering Pines is dedicated to stopping the spread of COVID-19. We have put measures in place to keep our team and clients safe. You can have peace of mind that our snow removal team is continuing to keep your property clear in any snow event. The WPL office will be physically closed for the next two weeks. Our sales teams are available and working hard to pull your upcoming projects together. Technology is an incredible thing. We can conduct meetings, present drawings and 3-D renderings to you. Whispering Pines is completely mobile and we are ready to bring all the dreams you have made up in self-isolation to life! 

During this time of uncertainty we want our community and clients to know that we are here for you. While we are not sure of the future, we are taking it day by day and ensure that when we are able to roll out, we are ready!

From the Team at WPL, stay safe!

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Landscaping: A Skilled Trade

Landscaping: A Skilled Trade

At a very young age people already being to ask you what you want to be when you grow up. As a child our answers range from a police officer to an astronaut. It is ingrained in us quite young that you need to attend University to get a good job. However, that isn’t always the case as many skilled trades are seriously in need of building their work force.

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Robot Mowers: How do they work?

Understanding Robot Mowers

In order to understand how robot mowers work you need to forget what you know about lawn mowing. Traditional lawn mowing lets the grass grow long over the course of a week. Then you cut it down to a pre-determined height. Often people will have to collect the clippings or rake them into piles as there is significant growth over the course of a week.

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House Plants are Good!

House Plants: Why we love them...

At one point or another we have all tried to keep house plants alive. Some of us have succeeded and others weren’t so lucky.

There are so many reason’s why people like to have plants in their homes. It could be because seeing plants alive and green is a huge de-stressor. Plants also make great decorations, and can even be edible of you choose fruits or veggies. Another big reason is they purify the air we breath.

In 1989 NASA did a study on which plants purify the indoor air the best. They began by establishing which chemicals were the top 3 indoor pollutants. Then they selected common house plants and put them in a sealed chamber with the 3 chemicals to see which cleaned up the most parts per million of those toxins within a 24 hour period.

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Mighty Oak Award

Greg Wildeboer, Whispering Pines Landscaping, Wins

Jeffrey Scott’s 2019 Mighty Oak Award

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Going Green in 2019

Going green in 2019 is Whispering Pines new initiative. Dedication to this is essential to do our part in reducing our footprint. As Landscapers we take our roles very seriously and want to ensure that we take care of the earth to the best of our ability.

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Landscaping Trends: Should some stay in the past?

Every industry has many trends. Often we are completely enthralled with them at the time but when we  look back a few years later we are slightly embarrassed . Here are some landscaping trends we hope never come back!

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DIY Gardening: 10 Things to make your Garden look Professional.

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Let’s face it, it is usually pretty obvious who had their garden designed professionally and who did not. I have compiled a list of tips and tricks us professionals use and created “10 Things to make your Garden look professional.”

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Start Planning your Landscape Project Now!

Winter has just started but it is time to start planning your summer landscape project now! We understand it’s the last thing you are thinking about but trust me, us landscapers are in full swing.

People are often surprised at how long of a planning process a landscape design can take. I have laid out a brief overview of our process to give you a little bit of the behind the scene’s. This may help you understand why winter is a great time to think landscaping.

3-D Landscape Rendering
WPL landscape design in 3-D