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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Retaining wall under house

Posted 14 hours ago

Our home is about 40 years old. It has a parking space below the house with a 600 mm to 900 mm high brick wall on the right and back sides of the parking space. The back and side walls are each about 5 m long. It looks like there used to be a space of about 30 cm wide between the back of the brick wall and the unsupported excavated clay soil under the house. Over the years, the excavation face has crumbled in places and filled up the parts of the gap. The height of the excavation face r...

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Retaining Outdoor Area

Posted 16 hours ago

I would like to put my above ground pool in the ground, I have researched this and it is possible to dig out, retain, put up the pool, create a deck around it. I attach a link to the youtube video showing how it can be done, this is what I am wanting except not the railing. The dirt dug out does not need to be carted away but can be put elsewhere on my land. ...

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Cashmere #2

Posted 16 hours ago

Hello - we are doing a major Reno on our house. The house has been empty for a few years so is a little over grown Need quote for - Cut back and trim plants , hedges , trees where required Basic planting to replace Bark to replace Basically to get the house ready for the market

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Garden design

Posted 20 hours ago

We have recently ripped our gardens out and put in a new driveway. Now we need someone to come and design and plant our gardens

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Sloped landscape #2

Posted 20 hours ago

We would like help to convert this piece of sloped land, into a low maintenance space which does not requiring mowing. There are 3 citrus trees, a flax and other trees along the top to stay. It's 25m in length.

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Retaining wall, piles, ballast and door.

Posted 20 hours ago

Hi, I am looking for quotes to implement a retaining wall under a house and replace three piles. I could not attach the plans, so I will have to send them to you The space has already been dug out and very accessible. You current walk under the house. The posts holes is the only thing to go. Note any remaining dirt can be dumped on the property not far from retaining wall so doesn’t need to be removed offsite. I am happy to meet onsite to go over the plans. A PS3 is required after the...

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Replace patio #2

Posted 1 day ago

Lift and remove porous concrete tiles on area approx 10m X 10m. Level and prepare ground and lay porcelain tiles (supplied) making sure that drains to existing drain. Experienced tiler essential. References required.

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Replace existing retaining wall and add drainage.

Posted 1 day ago

I have a retaining wall that is currently in two sections, the first section is ~6m long and between 1.4 & 1.2m high. I would like it removed, drainage added and a new wall reinstated in the same place. The second section is currently 9 m long. I would like it removed pushed back by ~45cm, extended at the far end by ~4m and have drainage added. The second section will be 1.2m high all the way along. There is no huge hurry on this work and I would do it myself however am time poor, so...

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Paving

Posted 1 day ago

We would like to get paving (including leveling and base) for our yard as sketched in the image. Part of the paving would need to be suitable for driving over and parking and the rest for patio space.

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Remove old pine garden bed and green waste

Posted 1 day ago

We have a raised garden bed in our backyard that we would like removed. It has partially fallen apart. See photos. We would like it to be completely removed and the green waste that's there too. The vegetation behind it is quite overgrown.

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Retaining wall

Posted 1 day ago

We would like to have a retaining built in the within the next 3 to 4 weeks, please note there is a power box plus there is also water tap work around. The ground will need to be leveled as well. Wall high to be about 700 to 750mm high, the length is about 25 m in the front, sides about 1.5 m total about 28 m.

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Planting edge of driveway in Grey Lynn. Approx 40x small plants

Posted 1 day ago

We're looking for someone to plant along one side of our driveway (where old plants have been ripped out). We have a landscape plan which includes 30x lomandra lime tuffs along the skinny bit. The bit in the corner by the letter box needs 1x palm, 2x pittosporum balls, 3x lirirope muscari & 9x ajuga catlins giants planted (or similar). The bit the corner has black bark down but is a bit of a mound so will need to be scraped off and mulch added. The black bark can be reused. We can source the...

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Planting shrubs and plants

Posted 1 day ago

approximately 40 plants and shrubs to be planted in 2 separate areas of our garden. In area 1 the existing soil needs to be removed and de-weeded and then new soil laid. The shrubs in this area need to be planted espalier style so that they grow against the boundary fence. In area 2 the plants just need to be planted as the soil is new and there is nothing particular in the way they need to be planted. We have purchased the plants and will advise the planting plan and what goes where but you wil...

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GARDEN RENOVATION AT RENTAL COMPLEX

Posted 1 day ago

The very tired and weed infested gardens at our rental complex are in need of a renovation. Some parts of the complex have existing plants that are in need of a prune, and the general associated garden weeded and “re-barked”, other parts are just a mass of weeds in an area once planted and barked. The attached photo’s attempt to indicate the area’s that require work.

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Remove fall trees and scrubs

Posted 2 days ago

2 truck loads of fallen trees and dried greens waste to be cleared of site on 17 koheroa rd in Mercer. You welcome to visit site and have a look. Please forward quote and earliest availability

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Paving

Posted 2 days ago

Hello, we need some paving work done, along with tidying up, resetting a few uneven areas. Just replacing with what we have.

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Hedge planting

Posted 2 days ago

Hedge to be planted at front of house

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Needing estimate on concreting garden section

Posted 3 days ago

Hey Needing an estimate on the cost to concrete a portion of our garden. looking to be able to support weight of a spa in future too. needing approx 57m2 on concrete, please let me know cost of labour and supplies Cheers

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Retaining wall - blocks

Posted 3 days ago

Small retaining wall Approx 4.5 metres long x 800mm high Looking for someone to supply and install firth interlock blocks or similar.

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Replace lawn with stones and pavers

Posted 3 days ago

Lawn to be removed and replaced with stones and pavers.

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Recent landscaping reviews

With over 162,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

retaining wall from local rock

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th May 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Landscape Path

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paving - small courtyard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Coggan Terrace Extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Refresh of backyard #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree removal


6th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Front garden hedge replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hedge Trimming / Fence building #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 2
Communication
 5

lift level and pave

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 3
Communication
 4

planting around a pool area with appropriate plant types

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Driveway Retaining Wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Backyard tidy up for house sale

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden edge

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Laying pavers

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair existing paving

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Quote needed for edging and yard work


30th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Courtyard paving

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

lawn maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

small retaining wall

Work carried out by an employee of the company

25th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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