Have You Gotten Your FREE Copy of Why Interlocking Pavers are Better than Poured Concrete or Asphalt?

Before summer ends, you’d like to update your patio or driveway. That way, it’ll be perfect when the warm weather in 2018 hits. But you aren’t sure if you should replace your interlocking stone pavers or go with something new, like poured concrete or asphalt. At Van Beek’s Garden Supplies, were partial to the beauty …

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Natural Mulch vs. Rubber Mulch: What Type of Mulch Should I Use? A Side-By-Side Comparison

At Van Beek’s Garden Supplies, one question we hear quite often is “what type of mulch should I use?” After all, we carry both rubber and organic mulch products – and each mulch type has its own advantages and disadvantages. What they all have in common, though, is an ability to protect your triple mix …

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Great Canadian Flowers for Your Garden

The spring gardening season is here. It’s time to spruce up your landscaping with colourful plants, flowers and more. And because 2017 also happens to be Canada’s 150th birthday, here are some terrific Canadian flowers you can add to your triple mix soil this year. Trilliums The official flower of the province of Ontario (where …

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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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