Entries by toemar

Is Mississauga Becoming A Wildlife Kingdom?

With critters ranging from racoons and skunks to rabbit, deer, fox and coyote, there’s more wildlife than ever to contend with in your backyard. Remember when the biggest menace going was squirrels digging up spring bulbs? Now there are all manner of wild animals roaming the area and that can spell trouble for you and […]

Growing A Dog Friendly Garden

For those of us who love our four-legged friends, it can be hard to reconcile their rambunctious, digging ways with maintaining a beautifully landscaped garden. But it’s not impossible! At the same time, it’s very important to avoid plants and flowers that can be dangerous, even deadly, to our fur friends. The key to growing […]

March Break In Mississauga

Did you forget to book the kids into camp for March Break? Do you prefer to let them have real time off? Either way, you don’t want them staring at screens for seven days, so we’ve come up with a list of super fun things to do in Mississauga and the surrounding areas during the […]

Fresh Ideas For Your Mississauga Garden

Spring is on its way, so now is a great time to plan your garden for maximum enjoyment, all season long. The key with any space is to make it look natural without being wild. The perfectly groomed French gardens at Versailles aren’t the look most of us are going for! They’re too strict and […]

Ideas for Your Tiny Mississauga Garden

Gardens in Mississauga subdivisions aren’t necessarily tiny but for the most part, they’re not great expanses of green space either. That said, there is so much you can do to turn even a smaller space in the front or the back of your home into an oasis. While some people might lament the reality of […]

How to Artfully Stack Your Firewood

Keeping a cord of firewood handy in case of a storm, or just to get your hygge on through the long winter months makes sense. In addition to getting the right wood, and setting up an appropriate space to store it in, you can take your game one step beyond and stack your wood in […]

Which Is Better: A Real Or Fake Christmas Tree?

We have to admit, we’re a little biased on this point, but we’ll make a case for real trees that even the grinchiest grinch of them all can’t argue with! A Real Christmas Tree Smells Wonderful The first and best reason to get a real Christmas tree is the smell. The gorgeous scent of an […]

Outdoor Holiday Gifts For Everyone!

Do you have a homeowner on your gift list this holiday season? There are so many great options that combine the practical with the just plain awesome and everything on this list is available at Toemar. Some of these may not fit under the tree, but they will certainly get a great, big smile! The […]

Mulch: The Essential Ingredient for Fall Gardens

A lot of gardeners think of mulch as an ‘add on’, something to beautify their garden beds with. In fact, black mulch is in style right now, creating contrast in gardens that is seriously eye-catching! Mulching in the autumn, however, isn’t just about looks. It’s about getting your garden ready for another winter season, in […]

Design Ideas For Small Front Yards

How to make even the smallest front yard beautiful Drive through any Mississauga neighbourhood, and in many cases, you’ll see some large, beautiful homes with wide driveways and just the tiniest bit of a front yard. That’s pretty standard, particularly in newer developments. The other standard is the fact that most people don’t know what […]