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Successfully Incorporating Retaining Walls into Your Landscaping

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 features. One of the best ways to prevent this, is to work with an experienced landscaper right from the start. They will help guide you through the entire process, showing you how it is possible to… (view full article)

How to fix your retaining wall aesthetics with landscaping

Retaining walls are often perceived as uninspiring and seen as an eyesore. An occasional necessity, there is no reason why they should look ugly or out of place in your garden. Improving a retaining wall with the use of retaining wall aesthetics and landscaping is a simple matter with careful planning and planting. Blending Existing Retaining Walls into Your Landscaping Many of us have existing retaining walls which need camouflaging into our gardens. They may have been built with… (view full article)

Achieve Success with Our Spring Landscaping Guide

Spring is the perfect season for undertaking landscaping projects in your garden. The soil is still soft and is beginning to dry out. Weeds are easily treated before they multiply. When you're doing some spring landscaping it's also a great time to transplant trees and shrubs. Most importantly, it is a fabulous time to start a landscape design project for your outdoor entertainment area. Top Six Spring Landscaping Ideas With the sun shining through the blossoms and spring bulbs showing their… (view full article)

The benefits of a building a Conservatory

If you've been thinking about adding an extension to your home, building a conservatory is a clever way to add more living space without having to move to a larger home. One of the benefits of building a conservatory is the potential to add a lot of value to your home. Hiring an architect will help you to have an elegant, sophisticated and warm conservatory. So what are the benefits of building a conservatory? Adding Living Space to your Home One of the benefits of building a… (view full article)

Budget Landscaping Ideas from Former #allblacks player Andy Ellis

Today we’re pleased to share with you a guest blog post by Andy Ellis.  Andy is a former All Black who is part of an illustrious group being the 11th Crusader to reach 100 caps. Andy is involved with KamoMarsh, an award-winning Garden Design and Landscape Architecture firm based in Christchurch, New Zealand. For almost 40 years, KamoMarsh have worked on a diverse range of projects, creating beautiful landscape garden designs that both inspire and invigorate those who use the… (view full article)

2014 Landscape and Garden Trends

Landscape and garden trends in 2014 focus on personalising your outdoor space to accent your own tastes. This revolves around the themes of colour, sustainability, detail and simplicity. While a range of different trends have evolved in New Zealand over the last few years, we're focusing today on a few we've noticed coming through Builderscrack when homeowners are looking for gardeners or landscapers. Outdoor living expands your homes ability to accommodate your lifestyle. This is… (view full article)

Recent Jobs by Landscapers Nationwide

I don't have any lawn currently. Will also need to do some paving/stonework and planting


We would like to landscape our back garden - it is currently a sloping section covered in bush - not really landscaped at all. We are looking to create more usable space.


Its a new house in Totara Parklands,Tikipunga,Whangarei, the area to spread the topsoil is around 10 x 10 meters, you will require to survey the site to give a quote.


We would like an area of our back garden paved, it is about 25 sq/m. We are nearing towards the end of our renovation so cost is a big factor.


I have an existing outdoor area that has paving and the concrete that is between them is crumbling and needs repaired also some of the edge pavers are slumping


Need shade trees and raised beds and trellis work


Job #176571
Free firewood available for someone who is able to cut down the tree

We are looking to fix up our back yard as has been left in bit of a sad state from previous owner. Total section is 640sqm, including house 112sqm. Back yard has been previously covered with stones, we would like a lawn…


Job #176530
Hi there! I am trying to sell a section of bare land we have in Kaitangata. It is terribly overgrown and I would love to have it cleared and tidied so it looks respectable. The waste would need to be disposed of by the…

Golf practice area at a residential dwelling has artificial grass that needs replacing.


Looking at getting a 40sqm (4 x 10) patio area paved. It is a new build in Riverhead. It is flat land and would be a fairly straight forward job. Base has already been laid. We don't need anything fancy... just 400 x…


We need plants for section/ need named plants ONLY for front gardens a.s.a.p.


We need plants for section/ need named plants ONLY for front gardens a.s.a.p.


HI - I have a small area out the back of my house where there is the clothes line. The ground underneath needs to be made level and then paving. The area is not square so pavers will need to cut...


Building new driveway appropriately 80 square meters. Would like to find out what is my opinions.


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