February 23, 2012 @ 2:16 PM

The Rusty Shovel is Hiring!

We're looking to fill both full time and part time inside sales positions. Product knowledge can be taught, but personality can't, so we're looking for outgoing, personable individuals that are interested in helping people decide on products that make their yard more beautiful, functional, and enjoyable.

Current positions are seasonal in nature starting mid-March and running through to the end of October/November as the weather dictates.  We would also be able to accommodate late August/Early September end dates for students if required.  For the right person, year round employment may be possible as well.

The Rusty Shovel Landscape Shop is a retailer of all kinds of great ...

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February 22, 2012 @ 10:40 PM

Our go-to brand when it comes to landscape lighting is Kichler, and within their line, the Design Pro LED products represent almost 100% of the products we keep in stock.  Why is that?  Sure halogen fixtures cost less up front, but the amount you can save on the complete installation combined with the cost of ownership makes LED the clear choice.

As you'll see in the videos below, the annual savings on power consumption is remarkable - Design Pro LED fixtures use 75% less energy than the equivalent halogen system. The other thing to note is that because each fixture uses less energy and has a greater tolerance for voltage drop, you'll use less wire and fewer and/or smaller transformer(s), which will save you money.&...

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February 22, 2012 @ 2:43 PM

Have you seen those bubbler fountains around town that seem to just overflow and disappear into the ground?  Couldn't figure out how it all worked?  It's really quite simple!

With Aquascape's Aquabasin, you can take any type of decorative piece and turn it into a beautiful, low maintenance water feature in just a few hours.  Whether you're thinking about an urn, natural stone basalt columns, or something else unique, we've got an Aquabasin to get the job done.

The first video will demonstrate the installtion of the Large Aquabasin, which can support up to 1200 lbs and holds 75 gallons of water. The Small Aquabasin is also installed in a similar fountain, it just holds less water and supports ...

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February 22, 2012 @ 2:09 PM

Henri Studio is one of our preferred suppliers of beautifully crafted cast stone fountains, birdbaths, planters, statuary and garden décor. 

We have plenty in stock and on display in our showroom, as well as on our website where you can find videos of a good selection of fountains running to allow you to experience the full effect before you purchase. Visit our fountains section and click on the individual fountains to see more detail about each one and to view videos where available.  See an example below:

And if you can't find the perfect piece for your yard in our showroom, check out the Henri Studio catalogs and check out some of the samples on their YouTube channel.  Take note of the pieces you...

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February 21, 2012 @ 8:56 PM

Aquascape MicroPondless Waterfall Kit DiagramAre you interested in installing a water feature in your yard, but concerned about the safety and liabilities of having a pond? Or are you apprehensive about taking on the responsibility of maintaining a full-fledged ecosystem? Well, we have the answer for you. Aquascape shows you how to use our BioFalls® Filter, Snorkel and Centipede to build a Pondless® Water fall feature. Watch this 7:26 minute video and learn how to install one yourself.

Have questions? Drop in to see us at The Rusty Shovel (680 Angus Street in Regina), call 306-757-2227 or send us an email to info{at}therustyshovel.ca.

We regularly stock the MicroPondless Waterfall Kits and all the components needed to build any size of pondless waterfall you ...

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February 21, 2012 @ 8:05 PM

Aquascape is our pond supplier of choice at the Rusty Shovel because they have simplified the pond building process with their 20 Products and 20 Steps philosphy.  With Aquascape pond kits, the same 20 products can be installed using the same 20 steps to make things simple, but the flexible liner combined with rock selection and your imagination will allow you to make your project truly unique.

The videos below walk you through the process of building your own pond using Aquascape's proven ecosystem pond approach:

Have questions? Drop in to see us at The Rusty Shovel (680 Angus Street in Regina), call 306-757-2227 or send us an email to info{at}therustyshovel.ca.

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The Rusty Shovel Landscape Shop
680 Angus Street
Regina, SK
S4R 8P4

Phone: 306-757-2227 
Fax: 306-757-2228

The Retail Division of Rain Pro Supply LTD.
Bringing professional quality landscape and irrigation supplies to the Do-It-Yourselfer