Mulching – Leave Those Leaves Alone!

By |2023-03-05T15:43:57+02:00March 5th, 2023|Categories: Landscaper Blog|

Autumn sees cooler temperatures arriving with deciduous trees and shrubs losing their leaves. Over the years, we have seen many clients who like nothing more than to remove their leaves from the garden floor. While this may be something that makes some people happy, it does not make your plants as happy. These leaves work very [...]

Landscaping – The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift!

By |2023-02-09T16:28:02+02:00February 9th, 2023|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: , , |

Landscaping? It's that time of year again. Romance is in the air and of course, flowers are traditionally one of the most popular gifts for Valentine's Day. Why not? They can be beautiful. Flowers can have a wonderful scent. It is a gift that will easily fit in your car... Sadly, they don't have a very [...]

Fire Pits – Not Only for Winter!

By |2023-02-07T14:30:46+02:00February 9th, 2023|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: |

A fire pit is a wonderful thing all year round! They provide an incredible atmosphere with a flickering light and warmth that can transform your garden into a night time wonderland. While many people think of a fire pit simply as a winter warmer for their outdoors, they are one of the best mood enhancers you [...]

Does a Garden Add Value to Your Property?

By |2023-02-07T16:25:55+02:00February 7th, 2023|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: , |

Garden landscaping can have a positive effect on property value. It increases the curb appeal and overall aesthetic appeal of a home. A well-maintained and attractive exterior can make a property stand out. It can make it more desirable to potential buyers. A well-designed garden can also make a property appear larger creating an inviting outdoor [...]

Need a landscaping consultation?

By |2023-02-07T14:36:35+02:00February 7th, 2023|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: , , |

We are often asked whether we do 'garden consultations'. One can easily be mislead by home improvement reality shows. The first scene shows the landscaping expert having a walkabout with the client. The second scene shows some work in progress. Finally there is a reveal of the final installed garden (big applause!). A site consultation is [...]

Turnkey Landscaper vs Freelance Designer

By |2023-02-07T15:36:34+02:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: , |

A successful landscape installation relies on two important functions, namely design and installation. Freelance designers Freelance designers can provide you with a detailed design of your garden which you can then install yourself (a DIY installation if you will) As a result, you would then be able to farm out the design to different service providers [...]

Irrigation – Should You Automate?

By |2023-02-07T16:21:19+02:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: , , |

Irrigation automation can be a very important part of a successful garden Most gardens need regular watering to look their best. Basically, a hosepipe is a cheap infrastructure to buy. However, manual watering uses substantially more water than irrigation systems. Irrigation systems turn on and off by water valves opening and closing. These can operate manually [...]

Planting – The Best Time to Plant Your Garden is Now!

By |2023-02-09T16:58:16+02:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Landscaper Blog|Tags: , , |

When a client asks us, “I need some landscaping. When is the best time to plant my new garden?”, our answer is always the same, “Now!”. "But what about the cold - should we not rather wait until spring or summer?", we hear you ask. The plants that you install in spring or summer exist during [...]

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