8 Pool Landscaping Ideas to Create Your Outdoor Oasis

There is no doubt we are entering the decade of the staycation where nothing is more inviting or relaxing than your own backyard. To make every weekend a vacation in paradise, these eight pool landscaping ideas can help you create your own private outdoor oasis. 1. Create a Clear Path Help define the areas of …

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How to Turn a Small Backyard into an Oasis

Having a private green space to retreat to is a dream for many people who have small backyards. Yet, you might feel limited by the size of your space. You know that you can’t fit a massive pool, a big deck, or substantial gardens. However, you can have the features that are most important to …

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Why You Should Choose Interlocking Pavers for Your Home

If you’re considering replacing a driveway or patio this summer, consider choosing interlocking concrete pavers. Interlocking concrete pavers are a multi-diverse product produced in a variety of colours and styles to work with the existing architectural design of any home. Interlocking pavers offer many benefits to homeowners. Here are a few of the top reasons …

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Summer Interlock Cleaning Tips

Will your backyard patio be busy with barbeques and parties this summer? If so, you’ll want to keep those interlocking stone pavers looking sharp, clean and weed-free all season long. Maintaining a good looking patio goes beyond pulling out the power washer every couple of weeks (even though that does help). With just a little …

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The Best Things to Plant in Fall

Traditionally, spring is the busiest gardening season here at Van Beek’s Garden Supplies. The second busiest? Autumn. Planting in fall provides a few benefits which you just can’t get any other time of the year: Cooler air temperatures are easier on plants and gardeners alike Triple mix soil is still warm enough to allow roots …

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Easiest Summer Veggies to Grow in Canada

You’ve set aside space for your personal backyard vegetable garden. You have your supply of high-quality, nutrient-rich triple mix soil from Van Beek’s Garden Supplies ready to go. All you need now are some vegetable seeds to plant. In order to have a successful summer harvest, you need veggies which are: Fast-growing Easy to care …

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Pattern Ideas for Popular Interlock Products

Courtesy of our interlocking stone pavers product suppliers: Unilock Permacon Navascape/Hanson Hardscapes Here is some patio, driveway or walkway laying pattern ideas for you to get some inspiration from. And whether you plan on doing it yourself or using a preferred contractor to help your project come to life, Van Beek’s Garden Supplies is here …

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How to Plant a Vegetable Garden in Canada

Why should you do it? Planting and growing your own vegetables is good for: Your body Is there anything healthier than fresh, home-grown vegetables? Plus, planting and working on a vegetable garden is a great source of exercise Your mind You’ll feel peaceful – and proud – as you design and tend to your vegetable …

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