Planting an Annual Tradition

Spring has sprung, and gardeners – amateurs and professionals alike – are outside making the most of the beautiful weather. As Canadians, we’re known for our love of the outdoors, and beautifully landscaped areas are one way to show the love. The benefits of a colourful and well-maintained garden aren’t tangible but they are unmistakeable.…

Growing in Guelph

NEW Client Care Manager – Guelph Garden Grove is pleased to welcome David Turvey as Client Care Manager for Guelph and the Tri-Cities. While he may be new to our company, David is a very familiar face to the industry. He brings over 20 years of landscape, technology and client support experience to the Garden…

Landscape Trends – Design Planning Starts Now! Volume 1

Your trees, shrubs and perennials are still sleeping but your landscape plans for the coming season should be in full swing. The reason? Plans take time and if you want to see them realized and enjoyed this season than now is the time to start. People are often surprised how long it takes for a plan to…

Landscape Trends for Your Property

Our world today is experiencing technological advance like never before.  It isn’t that long ago when the pace of innovation allowed time for absorption, learning and adjustment, resulting in change to our way of lives.  We learned to expect innovations and advancement every couple years instead of every few months, or even weeks.   Over the…

To All our Valued Clients – Present and Future

RE: Salt Shortage Issue We would like to share with you our knowledge and the work we have been doing in light of the current salt shortage that we are experiencing.   Executive Summary: There is no question this winter has been relentless with it’s weather systems, but there should be no surprises if we look to…

A Healthy Spring Reminder from Old Man Winter!

Although it’s almost spring, winter weather sure knows how to come back and give us a healthy reminder that these kinds of snow events are still normal for this time of year in Southern Ontario. Another Winter Storm Warning was issued from Environment Canada at 15:47 Monday 13 March 2017: Heavy snowfall with blowing snow…

We’re Hiring! Check out our latest position for Office Administrator!

We are actively seeking a dynamic individual to join our Waterdown, ON office as our Office Administrator.  In this full-time position you will be responsible for leading existing management systems as well as implementing the day-to-day administrative operations of a busy, dynamic company.  Successful candidates should exhibit natural leadership ability; possessing strong relationship-building skills, and…

Keep Both Property Owners and Tenants Happy

Managing multiple properties is a complex juggling act, but often the most difficult part is balancing the expectations and needs of different stakeholders. When it comes to property management, stakeholders are people with a vested interest in the property and the business of managing it.

Enhancing Oakville’s Natural Environment at Bronte Bluffs

Garden Grove is pleased to work with the Town of Oakville, and its project partners Conservation Halton, Evergreen and the Bronte BIA, to help restore and protect the Bronte Bluffs and improve local water quality. “This Council is committed to protecting green space and enhancing Oakville’s natural environment,” Mayor Rob Burton said. “The Bronte Bluffs…

Client Care Manager Earns Snow Industry Certification

Joel Smith ASCA Certificate

As part of our ongoing comittment to continuous improvement, we are pleased to announce that Joel Smith, Client Care Manager, has successfully completed the necessary educational requirements and has proven knowledge of established snow and ice industry standards to earn the ‘ASCA Certified’ status by the Accredited Snow Contractors Association. The ASCA Certified program is…

Re-imagining Play

Garden Grove is pleased to partner with the City of Kitchener and Earthscape in the construction of Huron Natural Area Playscape.  The first of it’s kind in the city, this natural playscape is an outdoor landscape designed for play.  Comprised of natural elements which represent the greater landscape environment, young visitors will be excited to enjoy a…

Our Passion for the Green Industry

Garden Grove is proud to be published in Landscape Ontario magazine this past November as part of celebrating our 25th Anniversary. We are pleased with the opportunity to share our story and encourage the trade.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN/BUILD MANAGER OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a high level seasoned professional in our Landscape Design/Build division who can demonstrate superb skills in landscape design and project management.

Another Garden Grove Snow Manager Certified!

Christopher Polesel ASCA-Certified

We are pleased to announce that Chris Polesel (Landscape and Snow Operations Manager) has successfully achieved ASCA-C certification through the Accredited Snow Contractors Association!

What Does it Take to be a Snow Removal Company?

How familiar are you with the landscape and snow removal company that manages and plows your property? Are they prepared for this winter and will your property get the attention it deserves during and after a snow event? How often will the contractor plow your property, and what equipment will they use?

Hiring The Best Commercial Snow Removal Company

When winter weather hits Southern Ontario, you need to make sure your business or condominium community will still be able to operate and serve customers even in heavy snow and ice to prevent expensive losses.

Snow Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Awards

Garden Grove Landscaping makes Snow Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Awards in North America. We were honoured to receive this prestigious award at this years ASCA Executive Summit.

Garden Grove Re-Builds Historic Wharf

Construction at the Kelvin Grove Park Wharf in Bracebridge, ON which started on February 4th, 2015 is now nearing its final stages of completion.  In the process, our staff have unearthed concrete from an old pool where children once played. CLICK HERE to see the article for full story.  

Building Trust Since 1990

This year we are celebrating 25th year anniversary. Look for our celebratory ad in various magazines:  

Our C.A.R.E. Commitment

We believe at Garden Grove Landscaping that part of building trust comes through a commitment to following through on our promises. Our C.A.R.E. commitment of Consistency, Accessibility, Reliability and Expertise provides the framework for that promise.

Spring CARE Update

As we look forward to the warmer temperatures of Spring, we are in full swing with the planning and scheduling of our landscaping services. Spring Care is underway and all spring clean ups will be completed during the month of April.

Landscape Design Process Get’s Facelift

At Garden Grove we strive to provide our clients with an award winning landscape design experience where they can connect with nature’s beauty and redefine their home and lifestyle to include the outdoors.

Enjoying the great outdoors!

This years’ Canada Blooms event in Toronto was a warm welcome and has certainly helped start the season off with the theme “Let’s Play!”

Deep Frost Exposes Poor Construction

This past winter has been one of the coldest on record with deep temperatures that lasted for days on end. With a winter like the one we just had, you’re going to find out (if not already) what the impact has been.

The Coldest Month on Record

The entire month of February stayed frigid, leading to the third longest cold streak in the area. The cold streak led to places like Toronto and Hamilton breaking old records from 1937 for coldest February.

Snow Operations Update

South western Ontario is in the midst of receiving yet another storm event. A low pressure system tracking towards SW Ontario is going to bring a variety of precipitation. Please take extra care when you are walking or driving today and tonight.

New Client Care Manager!

With a new year comes ADDITION! It is with excitement that we are heading into this new year! We are pleased to announce that Joel Smith, former owner of Kaeden Creek Property Maintenance and Landscaping Inc. has joined our team at Garden Grove!

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills.

Protect Your Landscape Against Winter Weather

Winter weather conditions and salt used to de-ice streets, parking lots, and walkways often result in landscape damage to tree bark, branches, roots, turf and flower beds that could leave you with costly landscaping damage.

Your lawn is talking

Have you ever given thought to the health of the soil beneath your turf as being the most important item on your healthy-turf checklist?

Backyard Retreat Garden Oasis

Have some ideas as to what your backyard can look like? Or, are you out of ideas and are looking for some from us? We are excited to go through the endless possibilities to make your backyard the perfect oasis!

Bring on Spring!

Count on us to make sure your property looks its best. We’ll help you keep track of what needs to be done and suggest enhancements that give you healthy plants and vibrant curb appeal all season long.

Garden Grove Landscaping :: Snow Day!

Summer isn’t our only busy time of year. Here’s a short video that shows how busy things can get in the winter. A large portion Garden Grove Landscaping’s winter business comes from snow-removal. Check out the video!