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Creating a Landscaping Plan | What to Know

“Breathtaking landscapes like this do not come with a wish, they come with a plan” – Greg Hogan, Markham landscape contractor. Landscaping Plans are imperative. Did Beethoven compose music with out putting it on paper? Did Fredrik law Olmsted just show up to where Central park was supposed to be and start marking where things…

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Landscaping Foundations Built to Last – Inefficient vs Efficient Foundations

Landscaping Foundations Built to Last – Inefficient vs Efficient Foundations The importance of a strong foundation must not be underestimated. Without it the most beautiful design built with the most expensive materials will eventually sink and collapse. With over 35 years of landscaping experience, we have developed a method of building foundations that will withstand…

Lighting

Sometimes the smallest detail provides the biggest impact to the look and feel of your outdoor space, especially when it comes to lighting. We understand the importance of details, and we always work with you to achieve the perfect accent piece for your landscape design. These are a sample of just of a few of…

Modern Entertaining Patio

Objective  Large area for entertaining family and friends  To incorporate a dramatic water feature handpicked by the client  To provide an eventual backdrop and privacy from the adjoining lots  Key Features  Large modern looking patio with ample room for dining  and lounging  Dramatic water feature located in the centre of the yard  can be easily…

Decks

Decks are a sacred space. Decks encompass a quiet morning coffee, a nook to unwind at dusk with a glass of wine after work, a place to host friends and welcome family, decks enclose so many moments of life. These are a sample of just of a few of the decks we have created. Click…

Palatial Pool

Objective: A fun backyard that will be enjoy  during day and evening Something both young and old can enjoy together An entertainment hub for family and friends The design should nestle comfortably in the existing forest area The existing grade slopes into the house so proper  grading and retaining of the existing slope was essential…

Landscaping for Entertaining

Objective: Front yard Make the parking area more spacious Inviting entrance to the front and side of the house Backyard Areas for dining, barbecuing, lounging, and a possible fire pit Incorporate a garden shed Planting for privacy and interest Key Features: Front yard Planter  pillars on either side of steps Widen the driveway with a…

Formal Front Yard

Objective: Designed by one of Toronto’s Premier landscape architects Both the client and architect entrusted us to build this beautiful design to its fullest potential The intention was to provide a stately, elegant look that would visually connect with the house Key Features: A long Stonewall and entrance pillar  were installed the using the same…

Lakeside Estate

Objective: Large property backing onto Lake Wilcox just north of Toronto Front yard Simple and elegant design that would blend well with this  custom log home Backyard  Pool and entertainment area close the house  To enhance the view of the lake and provide a dramatic focal point Key Features: Front Yard: The log wall closest…