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|

Contest – Win a New Lawn This Spring! $500 Value

Is your lawn damaged and beyond repair after this winter? WIN a New Lawn package ($500 value) for your home this spring from Western Turf Farms! Like any home, a beautiful lawn starts with a healthy foundation. Lush, healthy lawns don’t happen overnight. You need the right grass blend for your area so your lawn […]

February 2nd, 2018|Blog, Contest|

Apr 30-May 2: BCRPA 2018 Symposium, Vancouver

Visit Us April 30 to May 2 at the BCRPA Symposium in Vancouver The program for this year’s BC Recreation and Parks Association Symposium is Creating Inclusion in Recreation Spaces and Places. We’ll be there to learn about the newest best practices, research and innovative programs to do our part in improving recreation in Canada. […]

January 27th, 2018|Blog|