Hamilton Trillium Award Winners!

Hamilton Trillium Award Winners

Congratulations to Holly and Tim Biggs for being recognized with a 2019 Hamilton Trillium Award! The Trillium Awards program recognizes homeowners whose landscaping contributes to a more attractive neighbourhood and community. Holly and Tim have hired Jeff’s for a variety of projects at their home over the past few years. It’s been fun helping them…

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Top 10 Pro Tips to Show your Yard Some Love this Spring

Heart shape trimmed out of a hedge.

By Mike Lessard It’s May. Ever wonder why they call it May? This year we’re starting to think it’s because summer may or may not come! After a long cold winter, it’s been a really long spring. It’s hard to think about enjoying a cold drink on your patio, relaxing in your hammock, or entertaining…

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It’s Finally Spring. Where do I Start?

Backyard View

By Jeff Ronhaar “Get outside!” Remember that first spring day when it started to get warmer? Your mom or dad was tired of you being cooped up inside and getting underfoot and you were unceremoniously pushed out the screen door and into the stark reality of your backyard. First you’re peeved. What was wrong with…

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Can I Install A Firepit In My Backyard?

Photo of a backyard firepit

By Jeff Ronhaar. Few things are as fun—or as Canadian—as a night outdoors, with friends, drinks, and maybe some marshmallows, s’mores or other comfort food roasted over a crackling fire. There’s almost a deep primal joy we get from gathering around in a circle sharing old stories and jokes, strumming a guitar and huddling together…

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What Should I Do to Improve My Home’s Curb Appeal?

Closer up view of the front of a house with plants and trees along the walkway

By Mike Lessard There’s a phrase that comes up often in conversations about home improvement. Especially among people who are thinking of selling their homes. That phrase is “curb appeal.” But what exactly is curb appeal? Why is curb appeal so important? First Impressions Count Go ahead. Take a stroll through your neighbourhood. It doesn’t…

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What Do You Love Most about Your Yard?

Melanie Morris of Jeff's Outdoor

At Jeff’s Outdoor, one of our core values is appreciation for the outdoors. People are healthier and happier when they are outside. This month, we introduce you to our office administrator, Melanie Morris, a perfect example of someone who appreciates the outdoors – even if she is the one person who’s stuck in the office…

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Introducing “Ask Jeff’s” – A Caledonia Landscaping Blog

Group shot of the employees at Jeff's Outdoor

By Jeff Ronhaar Hi, I’m Jeff from Jeff’s Outdoor. I don’t always like saying those words. Here’s why… When I started Jeff’s Lawn Care at the tender age of 14, I was an energetic kid with a borrowed lawnmower. At the time, it seemed to make sense to call my new enterprise “Jeff’s” (I was…

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