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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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

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Salt Shortage 2018

A salt shortage is something we have never dealt with before.

The Summer of 2018 was a stressful one. We learned that one of the two salt mines in the area went on strike and the other experienced flooding. We were not sure if we were going to be able to get any salt. The mines promised to fill their contractual obligations to the municipalities, cities, and government cleared properties such as airports. Continue reading “Salt Shortage 2018”

Robot Mowers are you Ready?

Are you ready for a change?

Robot mowers have been on the market for quite some time in Europe. They are very common and there are so many different types available. After a lot of research and personal experiences with Robomow in the Netherlands I was thrilled when MTD Products LTD announced they had bought Robomow and are launching it to the Canadian market under Cub Cadet.

Whispering Pines has now become a robot mower dealer for Cub Cadet and we are launching a new division to our growing company. We are proud to offer our sales and robot mowing services as of spring 2018. Continue reading “Robot Mowers are you Ready?”