Trusted Landscapers.
NZ wide.
Sorted.

Learn more about the trades we cover.

Latest landscaping articles

Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering landscaping related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Latest landscaping case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

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

Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Landscapers on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Prepare fence line for hedge and plant lawn

Posted 4 hours ago

Paint post and rail fence 60m. Paint and install baseboard to 8 wire fence 120m. Form soil bund for hedge plants 60m. Rake lawn and sow lawn seed - area 60m x 2m. Fit windbreak fabric to 8 wire fence 200m. All materials supplied - lawn seed, windbreak fabric, baseboards, fence paint etc.

Read more

Looking for simple landscaping for small garden/courtyard

Posted 5 hours ago

I have a small garden with grass area, wish for it to be landscaped with low maintenance plants/ bark and pebbles.

Read more

Garden Landscaping/Makeover

Posted 7 hours ago

Rental property gardens need tidying up between tenants. Edging and weeding of multiple garden beds & some removal of dead shrubs.

Read more

Pond lining required along with options regarding pump/water feature

Posted 7 hours ago

Approx 55,000ltr pond needs to be drained and lined. Will also consider options regarding pumps and water features. Ideally this would be used as a swimming hole but we are not wanting a high end solution but something in between. Happy to chat via ph to clarify.

Read more

Timber retaining wall quote

Posted 9 hours ago

Timber retaining wall around house Max 800mm, about 16 m Could you quote who are interested in?

Read more

Garden Paving

Posted 10 hours ago

Need to have paving done to area of Approx 14 sq. m Site will be ready approx 28 Nov I envisage concrete paving slabs, but open to other suggestions.

Read more

Old pavers small backyard to concrete easy maintenance garden

Posted 10 hours ago

We have a small rectangular shaped backyard that has old uneven pavers that always has weeds. We are busy and has no time to maintain it weed free. We are thinking of putting concrete on it and maybe assemble a small sheltered patio area. We are open to other suggestions

Read more

Firepit

Posted 11 hours ago

Leveling and laying of paving stones around a firepit.

Read more

Paver required to relay paving

Posted 14 hours ago

We have a small area, about 2 x 2 metres, of paving that needs to be relaid after building work we have had done. Also an area of paving of about 1 metre square that has slumped and needs relaying. Would like to get it done before Christmas.

Read more

Artificial lawn #2

Posted 17 hours ago

Install 2800 x 3800 artificial lawn including tip up, aggregate base, compacting and complete the laying. All materials can be provided separately, labour only is preferred.

Read more

5x5 area to be paved

Posted 19 hours ago

We have a area of our backyard that we want to pave. It's about a 5m x 5m area that we want to pave with large pavers, probably about ... . We want to be able to put a spa in one corner. The area is surrounded by retaining walls and deck. There is only walking access to the area which is about 30m from the driveway.

Read more

Paving - New patio area, currently grass area

Posted 1 day ago

Looking to add a paved entertainment area behind the garage. This area is currently mostly grass. Area is approx 21sqm. At this stage looking to use 500mm x 500mm pavers though I am open to suggestions. I would like to have this complete by Xmas so the time frame is probably getting a little tight. The pink line in the attached photo shows the area to be paved.

Read more

Replacing steps

Posted 1 day ago

Replacing steps made from sleepers (6?) allowing better access to the garage. Re enforcing sides through retaining wall to the lower level of the garage. Lowering the gradient of the steps for safer use.

Read more

Clearing section

Posted 1 day ago

Just a simple tidy up job of an over grown grass patch approx. 15m x 4m. Needs reducing/mowed to low height/length.

Read more

Terrace paving #2

Posted 1 day ago

estimate to pave the existing terrace path using the current tiles. Some ground preparation will also be required. Ground levels will need to be lowered in order to meet the code of compliance obligations. The house is currently being re clad and the paving is obstructed by scaffolding. The scaffolding is likely to be removed late January 2020

Read more

Retaining and drainage

Posted 1 day ago

I am looking for someone who could quote and build a retaining wall with a drainage system for a small stream at the back of our property. Once the retaining wall and drainage is sorted we would like to level off the area.

Read more

Redo Lawn

Posted 1 day ago

The state of our Lawn is not great so I was wondering if someone can come and provide me quote as how much it will cost to redo our lawn area

Read more

Landscaping Desing and Fencing

Posted 1 day ago

Fencing, Landscaping with pavers and ready lawn.

Read more

Finish the front of the house

Posted 2 days ago

Design outside flat garden area and carport and driveway area (includes lowering a driveway)

Read more

Install drainage and mowing strip

Posted 2 days ago

Property is a small unit on a sloping section. Currently rainwater flows down the front lawn towards the house and pools against the foundation, seeping through slowly into the subfloor space. Please quote to excavate along the foundation wall, waterproof, and install new subsoil drainage against the foundation in front of the bedroom and along the south side of the house (approx 12m total). Fill back to ground level and install channel grate drainage to remove surface water, incorporated into a...

Read more

Recent landscaping reviews

With over 148,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Back filling and concrete laying

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Front section makeover

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Paving

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fill beds against the house with hedge :) easy peasy

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lawn Dethatching

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Landscape Design wanted for blank canvas

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New deck area

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd November 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Brick patio

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Liming path and courtyard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hickling

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

1st November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden retaining walls repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small retaining wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Retaining wall and fence - New Lynn

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Landscaping and lawn laying

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rebuild fence and retaining wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pave a 55m2 patio area

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree stump removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paving of a grass area

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outside tidy up

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd October 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Small wall - Firth Keystone Compac IV

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
Get started now! Post your job for free and find the right tradie. Post your job for free, now!