It seems to be a massive act of groupthink, but for many reasons, most people start to renovate and upgrade their backyards in the spring and summer. But this may not actually be the best time to be installing paver patios and other backyard additions. Is the fall a good time to install a paver […]
With the arrival of warmer weather, it’ll become necessary to water your plants again to ensure they make the most of the increasing sunlight and heat. But finding the proper balance between keeping everything hydrated and overwatering can be a difficult proposition. If you’re wondering how to know if your landscaping is getting enough water, […]
Using pavers to create patios or driveways seems to become more popular every season. The fact that they’re far stronger and more crack resistant than poured concrete makes pavers an easy choice for those of us who live in areas that regularly experience freezing and thawing. However, not only do the materials used influence the […]
Spring is the time to start anew. A fresh season allows a fresh start. After a long winter, preparing your property for the following spring, summer and fall will ensure you get the maximum enjoyment out of the warmer months. To help make that a reality, we’ve put together a list of our top spring […]
Pavers are a popular choice for all sorts of backyards projects because of their wide variety of colours and sizes, ease of installation and repair, low maintenance, durability and versatility. If you’re wondering how you can make use of these multi-faceted building materials, we’ve put together a list of six ideas for using pavers in […]
A patio can transform a backyard into an outdoor living space. Suddenly, a patch of grass or dirt has a dedicated space for people, furniture and other backyard accoutrements. And while there are many different types of materials that can be used to make a patio, paver patios have become more popular. What is a […]
The beginning of June is an important time for Scottish gardeners – the risk of frost has passed, early salads are ready for harvest, and flowers fill the borders...
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to hear that everyone here at Candide is obsessed with gardening. Which means our spare time is split pretty evenly between playing around in our own gardens and reading about other people’s. With this in mind, we thought we would share with you our top ten gardening blogs for […]