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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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Creating Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in Older Homes

Posted 05/01/17

Great indoor/outdoor flow is high on the must have list for many homeowners. But achieving this this can be a challenge in older homes... Summer weather just makes us want to head outdoors. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done for many homeowners with older homes. Older properties

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8 Ways to Protect Your Trees Before Heading Into Winter

Posted 29/04/15

Many homeowners are under impression that the vast majority of winter damage to their trees comes as a result of unusually cold temperatures. While this can be an aspect, there are other factors at play and we explore them... What causes most damage is the drying due to cold air and the u

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6 Smart Tips for Hiring a Gardener You Can Use Right Now

Posted 15/09/16

Hiring a gardener may seem like a luxury for some, but having your garden tended to on a regular basis can be a game changer for many homwowners. Freeing up time and allowing space to do the other jobs our modern lives demand... We’ve gathered our best 6 tips to make hiring a gardener

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Achieve Success with Our Spring Landscaping Guide

Posted 04/08/16

Spring is the perfect season for undertaking landscaping projects in your garden. The soil is still soft, weeds are easily treated before they multiply, transplanting conditions are right. Most importantly, it is a fabulous time to start a landscape design project for your outdoor entertainment

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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How to Fix Your Retaining Wall Aesthetics with Landscaping

Posted 10/10/16

Retaining walls are often perceived as uninspiring or an eyesore. But a little landscaping can go a long way to improving the aesthetic appeal and/or blend a retaining wall in to the surroundings... Blending existing retaining walls into your landscaping Many of us have existing retaining

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Planting Bulbs for Spring

Posted 22/04/15

The autumn months of March, April and May are the best bulb planting months. The more effort you can put into planting bulbs for spring, the better the rewards during winter and spring... Planting bulbs for spring If you’re planning to planting bulbs for spring, look out for bulbs arriving

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Successfully Incorporating Retaining Walls Into Your Landscaping

Posted 27/10/16

Retaining walls play an important role in our landscaping efforts. Every wall is carefully planned and constructed to ensure it is able to withstand the required load. But all too often, the aesthetic aspect of it is not considered. This leaves many homeowners with unattractive landscaping featu

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Retaining Walls 101 for Busy Homeowners and Future Developers

Posted 29/09/16

Retaining walls can be both functional and decorative features in a garden.  As structural engineering plays a part in their construction, they are best left to expert tradespeople. We take a look at what you need to know about retaining walls... What are retaining walls? The main purpose

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Navigating Wet Lawns - One Family's Solution

Hiring Jared, from Firth Landscapes, for a few days work was the ideal solution to put an end to one family's soggy lawn crossings this winter...... The Job Liz needed a garden path extended. One already existed, but it stopped short of the lawn, which meant that every time anyone in her family went to the washing line, or woodshed, they had a stretch of often wet and muddy lawn to cross. Liz had the pavers to match her existing path, she had made the plan and measured up exactly where the path would go, all she needed was to find a willing tradie. The Solution It was during this search that she came across builderscrack.co.nz. She immediately liked the way only tradies interested in doing the job were presented to the homeowner. For Liz, who works full time, it meant she could cut out the time-consuming step of “cold-calling” tradies to see if they were even interested in her job. She decided to give this new way of finding a tradie ago, she posted her job, added

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Drain laying and Retaining Wall (ONE) side of house

Posted 26 minutes ago

A job for a drainlayer builder with own small digger and auger to dig down 700mm and 860mm width and to build retaining wall (10meter). Will also need to dig a trench around perimeter of wall for drainage coil and backfill (provided) with scoria and limestones (provided) to make a path. As seen, there will be some waste water pipes which will need to be dropped lower and we will essentially need a certified and experience drain layer.

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Paving Job

Posted 51 minutes ago

Surface leveled and pavers that we already have laid in doubles centered to make a pathway

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Small Landscaping Project

Posted 1 hour ago

Small landscaping job. Building Kitchen Garden. Need framing built/installed for garden beds, weed mat added and white gravel brought in to complete the project.

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Replant and repair garden

Posted 2 hours ago

We have a tiered garden that needs redesigning and replanting. Some of the timber needs fixing up. Some timber needs putting in to hold the garden. Some of the remaining shrubs need removing.

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Level out lawn ready for lawn seed

Posted 2 hours ago

We had a small retaining wall built and have filled this in with topsoil, but would like the soil leveled and lawn seed sown

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Final ground prep and laying out of ready lawn

Posted 4 hours ago

there is an area, approx 50m². the ground is relatively flat. I am wanting to get some ready lawn put down

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Konnini retaining wall

Posted 6 hours ago

39 meters of retaining 1meter high

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Clearing & prepping yard

Posted 16 hours ago

Clear top layer couple of cms of grass/soil/weedmat from 2 x side paths ( 1 along the driveway, the other down the side of the house). Would like this flattened and newly weedmatted. Prepped for us to fill at a later stage. Large green succulents /agave that are deteriorating need to be removed (roughly 7 of them) in front of the house . As well as any bark. Small pitesporum next to the agave to be removed too. Small garden area with fern to be cleared of bark and old weedmat and evened...

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Fix my grass

Posted 21 hours ago

My grass has been damaged through various construction work. I need quotes on reinstating the grass area to an acceptable level. Total area of approximately 200m2

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Paving small area

Posted 22 hours ago

We need our pathway to the Shed out the back of the house paved. The total area would roughly be 2.5m x 5m. We have cement available from a previous job.

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Dig out verge along driveway and replace with pea gravel

Posted 23 hours ago

I would like the strip of dirt along my driveway dug out, and replaced with a weed mat/pea gravel.

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Retaining wall/ driveway fix

Posted 1 day ago

Repair concrete retaining wall that is leaning and cracking; fix part of driveway . Hope to have job done by March.

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Back under house Retaining wall required

Posted 1 day ago

Looking for someone to install retaining wall back under existing house. We want to see Block or timber and whichever suitable and cheaper

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Landscape Back Yard

Posted 1 day ago

Landscape area 4m x 11m appprox. Small deck and grass area possibly artifical turf. Small retaining wall along boundary and garden. Any other ideas welcome.

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Need plant some screen trees at backyard to bring us more privacy.

Posted 1 day ago

We've got a fence at boundary of our back yard but not very tall. Therefore all people opposite our fence can see us at backyard. In order to solve this problem, we are considering to plant some tall screen tree to bring more privacy to our backyard. ( About 3.5 meters high, leaves don't fall during winter and easy to maintain )

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Pebble garden makeover

Posted 1 day ago

My small pebble garden (approx 6squ metres) needs a make over. Pebbles and polythene need to be lifted, ground evened out and new weedmat/polythene and pebbles laid.

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Design my garden

Posted 1 day ago

I need a design for my garden as well as a planting guide. I know what I want; edibles, flowers, foliage but need a plan so it looks good as well as being productive. Will probably also need some layout work done/raised beds etc prepared ready for planting. The garden must be child friendly. Approx. 600 sq mtrs of weedy lawn plus a tree is what I currently have.

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Small tree relocation and basic weeding/mulching

Posted 1 day ago

Hi! We are having some steps constructed to join two decks at our house in Northcote and need a couple of small trees relocated within our garden to make way. We would also like some basic weeding done in the garden pictured and we think it will need some mulch laid.

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Landscaping

Posted 1 day ago

leveling, top soil wherever needed, edging appx 70LM, hydro seed or ready lawn. Landscaping Areas appx 200sqm. Cheers

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Paving backyard

Posted 1 day ago

We would like to pave the grass area in our backyard. Please call ... to discuss and provide quote.

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Recent landscaping reviews

With over 184,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Veggie garden project

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden Spruce Up

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

23rd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

dig out

Work carried out by an employee of the company

19th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need 35 sqm rollout lawn

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace existing timber retaining

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Artificial Grass

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Retaining wall building


14th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tait St landscape touch up


13th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small retaining wall in garden

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Retaining Wall planting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Digging - to flatten off a sloped lawn

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Landscaping and planter box

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Synthetic grass

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th January 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove plants over an outdoor structure

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clothes line removal and install


31st December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Residential artificial turf

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden Edging

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Re-doing retaining within stream

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Level Out Top of Retaining Wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install spa pool base

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4
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