We can create individual programs suited to your individual property. With the help of our cost calculator we can combine all necessary lawn care products and lawn maintenance services into a cost you can pay per visit, per month, or in total.
Services listed below are some of our more common services requested; if you require something not listed below please call and ask, we may very well be able to complete any task you are in need of completing
Lawn mowing – Mowing lawns is completed weekly or bi-weekly depending on grass, soil, climate, and season.
Lawn trimming – Trimming is completed the same time as mowing
Early spring and late fall leaves – Fallen leaved should be taken care of because of insects and diseases that use leaves as a home through winter to attack new plant life in spring; the most environmentally friendly method is to mow over the leaves until they are tiny pieces so they can mulch back into the ground.
De-thatching – A task synonymous with spring cleaning; taking dead plant tissue from your landscape in order to prevent and control insect and disease infestations on surrounding plant life. along with fallen leaves, deseases and insects use dead plant tissue as a home over the winter months.
Property plan – A property plan, or blueprint, is a free service offered to all monthly customers; it will give an aerial view of your property.
Tree and Shrub pruning -The time in which pruning is to be done is dependant on the plant
Mulch – Mulch is required by some plants to ensure soil moisture; if done properly can help plants grow healthy and strong and also prevent weeds from taking over.
Aerating – Completed in spring or fall to allow soil beneath to breath
Laying seed – Seed is best laid in fall after aerating has been completed
Soil test – Is the first step in healthy lawn care programs; should be tested every 2-3 years in the spring
Fertilizing – A soil test will confirm the need for and also give recommendations as to the amount of fertilizer and other amendments required for strong natural growth
Liming – A visible need in most cases; a soil test will confirm and also recommend amounts and other amendments required for vigorous natural growth
Amendments - Other than regular fertilizer and lime applications, your lawn may require other soil amendments; like compost, compost tea, organic mulch, and more; soil test results will recommend amounts of certain amendments needed for natural growth
Pressure washing - The perfect way to wash stains off vinyl sheeting, concrete driveways or walkways, or clean other surfaces
Gutter cleaning – Rain water can be controlled and even collected when gutters are cleaned properly
Junk removal – Unsightly or unwanted junk moved to another location or taken away for good
Our Plant Guide
This plant guide was created for your viewing pleasure. Take your time and view all of the favorite plants, poisonous plants, and natural plants found throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Plants
Search for plants by condition, area, soils, gardens, placement, or by perennial, shrub, tree, ground covers, vines, or even by Nova Scotia Hardiness Zone; find informative links as well as links to google images.; Information is to be used only as a guide and we at Greener Thinking take no responsibility for any of the links leaving this website.
Weeds found in Nova Scotia
Weeds are abundant throughout Nova Scotia and we believe you should be aware of all of them; resource links to Nova Scotia government web page, other information, and to google images.; Information is to be used only as a guide and we at Greener Thinking take no responsibility for any of the links leaving this website
Insects and diseases you should be aware of
Insects and diseases are also abundant in Nova Scotia and we believe you should be aware of all of them; Information is to be used only as a guide and we at Greener Thinking take no responsibility for any of the links leaving this website
Poisonous plants Canadians should be aware of
Poisonous plants are harmful to animals and humans and we believe you should be aware of all of them; find links to google images and other informative links; Information is to be used only as a guide and we at Greener Thinking take no responsibility for any of the links leaving this website