Category Archives: In the News

  • July weather record

    Posted on August 1, 2013 by admin in In the News.

    Today we were interviewed by our local TV news station regarding the impact of the dry weather on local landscaping, lawn care and gardening businesses in Victoria, BC. The impact of the dry weather is affecting more than just day to day business, the overall health of the lawns is suffering in this drought and […]

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  • Return of GST

    Posted on March 12, 2013 by admin in In the News.

    As of April 1, 2013, the BC Provincial Sales Tax (PST) will be re-implemented and applied separately from the federal Goods & Services Tax (GST). Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) will no longer be in effect. Information about the tax changes is available at cra-arc.gc.ca/harmonization or from the BC government at www.pstinbc.ca.

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  • Certifications

    Posted on March 10, 2013 by admin in In the News.

    We are happy to announce that we now have a Certified Organic Land Care Professional on staff. After four years of studies and courses through Gaia College, Nicolene was awarded with a Diploma in Organic Land Care on Saturday evening. Ecological Landscape Design and the Organic Master Gardener certifications form the cornerstones of this qualification […]

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  • Stage 1 Water Conservation Bylaw now in effect

    Posted on May 23, 2012 by admin in In the News.

    Stage 1 of the Water Conservation Bylaw Use Schedule is in effect May 1 through September 30, 2012. The Water Conservation Bylaw applies to any customer of CRD Integrated Water Services, including residents, businesses and municipalities. Established trees, shrubs, vegetable and flower gardens may be watered by hand using a hose with a shut-off device […]

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