Entries by Sean

Why Choose Paving Stone?

Paving stone can be one of the strongest, beautiful and most flexible pavement systems around. Instead of settling for poured concrete that can crack and shale even within the first year, paving stone is designed to withstand our freeze-that climate and provide a stunning look for decades. What makes paving stone the number one option? […]

How Much Does Landscaping Cost?

Would it surprise you to know that 8-12% of your home’s value can be found in your outdoor space? That means that for a $400,000 home, you can invest between $32,000 and $48,000 in your landscaping and feel comfortable that the value of your yard is on par with the value of your home. Now, […]

Screed Bar Buyer’s Guide

Preparing your bedding sand for paving stones is much easier when you have the proper landscape tools. Screed tools from The Rusty Shovel make things easy – featuring brands like Ox Tools and Pave Tool Innovators – from your basic aluminum screed bar, Ox Screed Bar w/ Handle and Level, or the Stand Up Quick-E […]

Tool Spotlight: Ox Tools Wood Float

Winter is a great time to take a look at tools that can help you on your landscape crew be more effective and turn out a better finished product on the job site. We’ll be highlighting a bunch of tools over the winter you can find with us here at The Rusty Shovel. First up […]

Our Regina Landscape Design Services

At The Rusty Shovel beautiful yards are our passion and we love nothing more than sharing that passion with our clients.  The best way to do that is with our Landscape Design services.  Our in-house designer, Jesse Matlock, has designed hundreds of unique and custom yards of varying budgets.  With an honours in Sustainable Landscape […]