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Earth Day is April 22. Learn how you can celebrate by keeping your own backyard clean.

Celebrating Earth Day? Start With Your Backyard!

On April 22 of every year, we celebrate Earth Day to show our support for environmental protection. This year’s theme, Invest in Our Planet™, invites everyone to take steps that clean or replenish the environment. While you can participate in organized activities in your area, you can also get involved by cleaning your own backyard. …

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April 7 is World Health Day! Learn more about the health benefits of spending more time outdoors.

World Health Day and 9 Health Benefits of Being Outdoors

How will you be celebrating World Health Day on April 7?  Why not spend time outside? World Health Day is an annual celebration with two purposes: to mark the anniversary of the World Health Organization and highlight a different public health concern. This year, the theme is ‘Our Planet, Our Health,’ and people everywhere will …

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If you have a dog, we’ve compiled a list of dog-friendly plants for your backyard, along with those you should avoid.

Dog-Friendly Plants for Your Backyard (and Those You Should Avoid!)

You love your garden, but chances are that you love your dog even more, so you want to avoid the many common plants that are unsafe for dogs. Certain types can be toxic when ingested, resulting in life-threatening complications and a high vet bill.  At Green Collar Landscaping, we have helped several clients cultivate and …

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Salt management can make walking surfaces around your commercial property safer for tenants and their guests.

Salt Management: Best Practices for Your Commercial Property

We all know how winter weather unfolds in Ontario. Intense blizzards are followed by above-seasonal temperatures that melt those piles of snow. Then the deep freeze hits, and those puddles of water on your driveways and sidewalks turn into skating rinks.  Icy walking services represent a major liability for your commercial building. As a property …

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