Lafitt Slate Victorian. Mega-Libre Rustic. Avalon Slate Rio. River Rock Grana Charcoal. Ardesie African Stone AD 03 NAT. Hardscape naming conventions can be SUPER CONFUSING! Three colour blends are the most popular finishes on the market, but the names they use are tough to decipher sometimes. Here’s our attempt at translating the colour portion of […]
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In December, we had a chance to catch up with our friends at Alliance Outdoor Lighting to learn about the new Bluetooth mesh technology that they are debuting in their BL-200-BT light fixtures. Here’s a sneak peak at that new product! Colour changing, dimming, zoning and programming all from your phone!
If you’re paving a fairly substantial area, Lafitt pavers from Belgard are consistently our most popular choice. It gives you that big tile appearance, but the 50mm reduced slab thickness makes it easier to install and keeps the price point in check. Available in a textured or smooth finish.
It’s almost patio season, so we want to help you build yours this spring! One of our most popular pavers is Mega-Libre by Belgard. It gives a natural flagstone look with a predictable pattern and depth. Two stone sizes with two different false joint patterns and numerous laying pattern options give this product a superior […]
Accent or up-lights are the biggest bang for your buck in landscape lighting – they provide the most light for the least cost/fixture. Sean breaks down the good-better-best options from Kichler Lighting when it comes to their accent lights. These are all regular stocking items for us at The Shovel.
Your artificial turf project isn’t finished until you add infill. There are a number of options for artificial grass infill, so Sean breaks down those options in this video – silica sand, PureZeo and Envirofill.
There’s an endless amount of options for lighting up your yard. Here are some of our favourites for addressing decks, stairs, pavers, and in-ground. Interested in seeing what landscape lighting can do for your yard? Start with a Free 48-hour Landscape Lighting Demo!
Have something to hide? We’ve just received a fresh restock of Artificial Rocks at The Rusty Shovel. So many applications to use these in. Shop models and pricing in our Faux Rocks Online Store
If you’re building a set of stairs on a solid surface, it can feel like you’re wasting a lot of product in order to build them. Not with Oakville Stone’s natural stone step and filler option. You can get the look of the same stone from the side profile, but hollow or filled with crushed […]
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? […]