michele, Author at Garden City: Landscaping Company Victoria BC


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Define your corporate culture, it pays dividends

Landscape construction is a physically demanding trade day in and day out, i.e. there is no easy days!  The daily physical stress can aggravate mental stress and a stressed out employee is considerably less efficient than an employee that is happy in their job.  So how does an employer create a supportive environment for its […]

Tree pruning in the Pacific North West.

Why prune your trees? There are several reasons for pruning your trees. Removing dead, diseased and damaged limbs can greatly improve the health of your trees. Shaping and thinning can improve their aesthetic value. Reducing spread and raising the canopy can help preserve infrastructure around the tree. Whatever your reason for pruning, an ISA Certified […]

It’s all about the quality of the team! 

I started my landscape career almost 20 yrs ago and I have worked with hundreds of people in this trade and associated trades.  That exposure has taught me the single most important company asset is its people.  For better or worse, your people define your business by fulfilling the promises you make to a client.  […]

Increase Your Home’s Value with Landscape Staging

Let’s face it, the real estate market in Greater Victoria is hot but you don’t sell a car without washing it so why would you ever sell your home without ensuring your landscape shows it best.
On numerous occasions I have been called in by homeowners or realtors unable to sell a house because of repeated […]