Feb 21-22: WCTA Conference 2019, Richmond

Western Canada Turf Grass Association’s 56th Annual Conference & Trade Show will be held in Richmond on February 21 & 22. At this private conference, tailored for sportsfield and golf course management companies, the educational theme will be, ‘Protect Your Natural Capital’. WCTA will be showcasing the importance of recreational assets in our communities, such […]

January 28th, 2019|Blog, Events|

Feb 20-24: BC Home + Garden Show 2019, Vancouver

Nothing gets us more motivated to look for new home garden ideas than the coming of spring. If you’re finding your home and lawn looking a little drab after winter, what better way to get some new ideas than to visit the 2019 BC Home + Garden Show in Vancouver happening February 20 to 24 […]

January 28th, 2019|Blog, Events|

Arid into Oasis with a Residential Lawn Installation

Western Turf Farms provided the turf for a transformational residential lawn install turning an arid area into an oasis along the Thompson River in Kamloops, BC.  Record heat made outdoor recreation almost unbearable this summer, but a sod installation made this magical transformation into a cool, refreshing and useful landscape! We provide turf not just for commercial […]

November 12th, 2018|Blog, Projects|

Solutions to Deter Mosquitoes and Homemade Remedies to Ease the Itch

During the months of summer, mosquitoes are a nuisance in our homes and yards bringing with them an annoying itch with every bite. Reducing mosquito populations is serious business in Metro Vancouver. A regional Mosquito Control Hotline (604-872-1912) has been created to take calls regarding mosquito nuisance concerns, and mosquito activity is posted on weather […]

July 28th, 2018|Blog|

Oct 18-21: BC Home and Garden Show 2018, Vancouver

Enjoy four days of practical advice and tips to renew, refresh and restore your home inside and out. From windows and flooring to cabinets and landscaping, local experts and the biggest names in the industry come together at the Vancouver Convention Centre West from October 18 to 21, 2018. Join us at the BC Home […]

July 24th, 2018|Blog|

Sep 26-27: CanWest Hort Expo 2018, Abbotsford

Western Canada’s Premium Horticulture Show at TRADEX in Abbotsford We all benefit from supporting and strengthening BCs horticulture industry. A big thank you to the BC Landscape & Nursery Association for managing the expo and their work in promoting and setting professional standards, training and certification in horticulture for nursery growers, landscape professionals, retail garden […]

July 24th, 2018|Blog|

Contest – Win a Vegetable Garden Package ($100 Value)

Nothing beats the taste of fresh home grown vegetables. WIN a Vegetable Garden Package from Art’s Nursery. Learn how you can grow vegetables in small spaces and get the advice, seedlings, seed, soil and natural fertilizer to start growing what you want. Choose from lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, zucchinis, garlic, herbs and much more. At Western […]

April 22nd, 2018|Blog, Contest|

A Beginners Guide to Planting a Vegetable Garden

A garden provides us with a place to learn, a place to lose oneself and a place to create. There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments according to a Greek proverb. As more of us turn to gardening in our backyards by way of raised beds, containers and on apartment balconies, we share the same […]

April 17th, 2018|Blog|

Staying Green with Drought-Resistant Low Water Sod

Region-wide watering regulations are here to stay with population growth burgeoning throughout Metro Vancouver centers and the impact of climate change. This has many homeowners questioning if their beautiful green lawn is still a sound investment? Here at Western Turf Farms, we think it is. Lawns are much more than just an aesthetic asset. People […]

April 15th, 2018|Blog|