Common questions about Green Fingers Landscaping and our services

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About Green Fingers Landscaping

What is your training and background?
Are you insured?
Do you offer a warranty?
Why should we invest in professional landscaping?
How big is your terrirory?
What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, interact e-transfers and cheques.

Gardening

How can you help me achieve a great garden?
Do you offer maintenance packages?
Do you offer Spring and Fall clean-up?
Why is garden maintenance important?
What are the benefits of mulch?
Can you help us create low maintenance garden design?

Landscape Design

What are the benefits of a landscape design?
Will I get a print of my property design?

Hardscaping

What is hardscaping?
Do you provide warranties on your work?
Do I need permits for hardscaping?
Can you help restore my walkway?

Specialized Services

How a sensory garden differs from a regular garden?
Edible Landscaping vs. Vegetable Garden
Is edible landscaping high maintainence?

Lawn Maintenance

Why is my lawn is completely filled with weeds?
Why is my lawn filled with weeds?
When is the best time for seeding and sodding?
How can I achieve a green lawn?
What type of soil is suitable for sodding and seeding?
What type of grass is good for sun/shade?
Why is it important to fertilize lawn?
A few important terms explained...
  • Nitrogen: Required in great quantities, helps in green colour, shoot and root density, carbohydrate reserve.
    • Deficiency symptoms: Chlorosis, slow growth and low density.
  • Phosphorus: Important for seed germination, initial seeding and root growth. Structural element important for a new sod establishment and seed germination.
    • Deficiency symptoms: Reduced root growth, reddish leaf colour and narrow leaf blade.
  • Potassium: Functional element, increases root density, helps in reducing environmental stress, increases wear tolerance and disease resistance.
    • Deficiency symptoms: Poor wear tolerance.
How high should I set my mower?
High Medium Low
Mowing height 1" to 1.5" 1.5" to 2.5" 2.5" to 3"
Mowings/week 2 + 1 .5
Why should I dethatch?
Why should I aerate my lawn?