Archive for the ‘Thoughts’ Category

Doing it Right—The missing component!

In a recent Ottawa Citizen Article entitled DIY—not so simple, Mike Holmes, the undisputed king of home improvement, explains the pitfalls of the “Do-it-Yourselfer” approach to projects. He makes a sound argument that some projects really should be left to the professionals. In short, even if you know “how” to do something, it’s more critical […]

The Better Business Bureau–is membership relevant?

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been an excellent organization serving consumers and businesses alike for nearly a century.  Founded in 1912 by the Associated Advertising Clubs of America (currently the American Advertising Federation), it started out as movement by industry to self-regulate and adopt truth in advertising standards. It’s now better known by most […]

Come see what the fuss is about!

We strongly believe that creativity and quality of workmanship are what sets us apart, but don’t take our word for it. If you’d like to see what people think of the quality of our work, visit our testimonials page.

Fall is here but think summer–next summer!

With shorter days and gloomy weather it’s hard to think about lounging poolside in your newly created back yard oasis. Truth is, however, this is precisely the best time to think about putting your landscape dreams to paper. Most landscape designers are winding down for winter and with little or no snow on the ground, […]

New Photos

We added a few more recent photos to the site. There are many more projects we’ll be including…when time permits.

More on the Tax Credit

Landscape Ontario released information outlining the tax credit in a bit more detail. I’ve included the PDF postcard here for review. It looks like the list of approved projects is pretty broad. It seems like the key words are projects that are of an “enduring nature”. That would include all kinds of Professional Lnadscape design […]

Federal budget recognizes value of green industry services

That was the heading of an email I received from our industry association–Landscape Ontario. It’s long been known that the Harper government was working on a stimulus package for the economy. What wasn’t known until the budget was announced recently was what would be included in the package. Home renovations was widely rumored, but that’s […]