5 Reasons to Install Artificial Grass this Year

This winter is doing a number on your sod – again. You just know that once the spring thaw arrives, you’ll have dead grass and bald patches all over your lawn – again. And you’re tired of dealing with it – again. If you’ve been thinking about installing artificial grass and turf from Van Beek’s

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Seven Fall Backyard Clean-Up Jobs

Thoroughly cleaning up your yard this autumn accomplishes three important objectives: Restoration after a very long, hot and dry summer Preparation for spring maintenance once winter is over Presentation to ensure it looks warm and welcoming A little bit of hard work now (with some friendly help from Van Beek’s Garden Supplies) will make sure

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Artificial Turf FAQs

Tired of constantly watering and fertilizing your sod, only to watch it go brown and die? Thinking about replacing your lawn with artificial grass & turf? You’re not alone. Many people have contacted us here at Van Beek’s Garden Supplies wanting to know more about it. To help you out, we’ve put together an FAQ

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4 Characteristics of Good Quality Sod

Sod is sod, right? It looks the same It unrolls the same It grows the same If you don’t know what to look for, then yes, you could say there’s no difference between one piece of sod over another. Upon closer inspection, though, there are 4 characteristics which tell you if you’re looking at high-quality

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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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What’s Better? Interlock Pavers, Poured Concrete or Asphalt? Download our FREE eBook & Find Out.

Thinking of redoing your patio or driveway? Can’t decide between interlocking stone pavers, poured concrete or asphalt? Before you choose what material to use, download your FREE copy of Why Interlocking Pavers are Better than Poured Concrete or Asphalt, courtesy of Van Beek’s Garden Supplies.     Get your FREE copy of Why Interlocking Pavers

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Annuals to Plant this Long Weekend

Firstly, everyone at Van Beek’s Garden Supplies wishes you safe and enjoyable Victoria Day holiday. In between fireworks and barbecues, do your long weekend plans include working in the garden? If so, the May holiday weekend is an ideal time to get your annuals in the ground because the threat of frost on your triple

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5 Small Landscaping Jobs That Will Make a Big Impact

At Van Beek’s Garden Supplies, it’s an ideal time to tackle those projects that can make a big difference in your outdoor landscaping. 1. Give your garden a fresh edge Cuts from the lawnmower and grass trimmer, combined with weather exposure, means that your garden edging is probably ready to be replaced. An easy way

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4 Reasons to Plan Your Spring Landscaping Right Now (Infographic)

It might still feel a bit chilly out there right now. And you may not be thinking about your spring landscaping project. Unfortunately, Van Beek’s Garden Supplies can’t help with the cold. But we can help you get ready to start landscaping once the warm weather arrives. In fact, we highly encourage you to plan

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Yes You Can! Divide and Replant Perennials in the Fall

Are you growing perennials in your garden? Chances are, you’ll need to divide and transplant them soon because: They’ve become overgrown They’re crowding the garden or even encroaching on your grass You want to spread them around to other areas in your garden You’d like to share them with a friend Whatever your reasoning is,

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