West Coast Garden Blog
Welcome to our Garden blog from the West Coast, here you can find helpful tips and tricks, news and updates, and things to avoid when Gardening. feel free to contact us if you have a certain relevant topic you would like an article about and we would love to help.
Here are some of the great classic landscape concepts from over the years. When you have such awesome clients that appreciate quality, you always strive to achieve the best possible results for them.......
How to build a stone wall
When it comes to building a free standing stone wall, there are 2 types; dry-stacked and mortared. For a dry stacked wall, each stone is carefully stacked side by side and on top of each other without any assistance from mortar........
Irrigation Problems and Solutions
12 useful tips when using or building an irrigation system.
Over 60% of problems in a landscape can be traced back to irrigation and/or drainage. Getting your system professionally built and maintained by a certified installer is a good solution to save you money and give you piece of mind for the future......
Saving Water by knowing your soil type
When it comes to irrigation, many people like to rant on about ‘deep watering’ and how this is the best way to get healthy plants and lawn. Unfortunately what isn’t explained is that throwing a lot of water at your garden in one cycle doesn’t always work. Deep watering can’t always be achieved in one watering period each week. There is one simple reason for this that is overlooked, Soil Type.....
Flower Bed Design - Helpful tips
When it comes to flower bed design, there are a few things to consider before you start digging and moving ground. Size, Design and location, watering. It may also be usefull to call the utility company if you plan on digging in some big trees for safety.....
Victoria BC - The Garden City
Victoria, BC is probably one of the best cities in British Columbia. Between its temperate, sub-Mediterranean climate and the huge selections of plants to choose from, it makes for a landscapers paradise when it comes to the Garden City.....
Ideas for using rocks in the garden
There are many ideas and ways you can utilize rock in the garden, when it comes to creating or renovating your current design., They range from pond-less water features with core drilled rocks, feature stones to walkways and patios. Below you can see some of the ideas and concepts we have created in peoples yards.....
Landscaping on a hill or sloped backyard
When it comes to landscaping a backyard, it can be quite the task, especially if you live on a slope or a hill.
Unfortunately living on Vancouver island, there are more and more properties being built in the sloped hills, as we also all want a nice view....