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Why Should I Mulch My Gardens? The Benefits Of Garden Mulch

Written By MPS Team On September 13, 2021

So, what is mulch and why should you mulch your gardens? Mulch is an organic or inorganic material that is spread over the soil in your gardens. Mulch decreases the maintenance required for your garden and offers benefits such as supporting soil health and fertility, reducing weed growth and soil erosion, improves water retention, and […]

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All You Need to Know About Raking Leaves in The Fall | Leaf Raking 101

Written By MPS Team On September 1, 2021

The funny thing about buying a home is that many of us are drawn to shady streets with mature trees. However, once you move in it doesn’t take long to realize that mature trees equal high maintenance. Here we explain all you need to know about raking leaves in the fall. Raking Leaves In The […]

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Finding Commercial Snow Removal & Ice Management in the GTA – Why Choose MPS?

Written By MPS Team On August 27, 2021

Quality snow and ice management is vital to the safety of your clients and employees during the winter months. Additionally, quick and effective removal of snow and ice from public areas is required by local bylaws. However, choosing the right commercial snow removal & ice management company in the GTA can be daunting. When deciding […]

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MPS’ Dave Grant Receives ‘Snow Operations Employee of 2021’ From SIMA

Written By MPS Team On August 11, 2021

MPS is committed to continual learning, best practices and collaboration, which is why we’ve been members of the Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) since 2001. SIMA is a non-profit trade association with a focus on training, events, and best practices related to snow plowing, ice management, and business management. Their mission is to empowering […]

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7 Winter Landscape Trees You Should Plant This Year | Beautiful Colours All Year Long

Written By MPS Team On August 4, 2021

Canadian winters can leave your property looking bare and colourless. However, there are many species of trees and bushes you can plant that will maintain beautiful colours all year long. Here are seven winter landscape trees that add unexpected punches of colour to keep your gardens looking lovely even in the dead of winter. 1. […]

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The MPS Health & Safety Program

Written By MPS Team On July 29, 2021

At MPS our Health & Safety Program is comprised of both Occupational and Operational safety and is based upon three fundamental procedures: training, accountability & prevention, and continual improvement. Together, these strategies help build a “culture of safety” within our daily workplaces and job sites and require all our team members to understand their roles […]

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Landscape Terminology

Written By MPS Team On July 23, 2021

If you’re unfamiliar with the landscape industry, you might not be using the proper words or landscape terminology when discussing your future project. It’s a great idea to familiarize yourself with landscape terminology before consulting with a landscape designer to make sure you’re accurately describing the work you’d like done! Landscaping is a general term […]

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Benefits of Artificial Turf

Written By MPS Team On July 15, 2021

There is nothing like the feeling of well-maintained grass under your feet, however, we know the amount of maintenance required for a perfectly manicured lawn! A great alternative to traditional grass is artificial turf. Artificial turf has come a long way in the past 10 years, with the newest generations available in an array of […]

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10 Landscaping issues that DECREASE Your Home’s Value

Written By MPS Team On July 9, 2021

Professional landscaping increases the curb appeal of your home, adding 5-15% to your home’s value! In general, you should spend around 10% of your home’s value on the landscaping, for more information click here! Although landscaping can increase your home’s value, if it’s not built or maintained properly it can also DECREASE the value of […]

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Designing and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Written By MPS Team On June 24, 2021

As Canadians, we don’t want to waste a second of the short-lived summer weather we receive. The desire to entertain and spend time outside became even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has led to an increase in requests for backyard landscape designs which include outdoor kitchens or BBQ stations. Designing and building an […]

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