Monday, 23 October 2017

The Right Way To Choose A Retaining Wall In Brisbane

You have recently purchased a house that is a fixer upper and although you are done with almost all the interiors, there is still the matter of the outside of the house. You have, along with the house, a large area of land, which you want to convert into a garden. Your first task is to hire someone for garden clean ups, because you really do want a blank canvas on which you can work.
However, if you have a house that sits on multiple levels of land or even on a hillside, then one of the first things that you will have to get done would be to get in a retaining wall put in. A good landscaper will be able to tell you exactly what kind of wall you need and what kind of wall will work best with your garden. In case you do need a retaining wall in Brisbane, the landscaper will be the best person to talk to you, because not only will they be able to help in terms of creating the entire garden design around it, they will also be able to assist you with someone to put the wall in.

Most people are of the opinion that retaining walls are boring stone walls that are only meant to reign in loose soil or create a leveling effect on uneven land; but the fact of the matter is that you can actually experiment a fair bit with these walls. From mosaic walls to timber retaining walls, Brisbane landscapers will offer you with a range of options! 

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Get Creative With Your Retaining Wall In Brisbane

Need a retaining wall in Brisbane? Why do you think it has to be a typical wall, that only offers the protection, without adding anything to your garden? In the recent past, there has been a lot of creativity in landscape designs and a lot of it is spilling into the domain of retaining walls as well because people now want even the retaining wall to become a style statement.

The fact of the matter is that there is a lot that you can do with your retaining wall, provided you are willing to think a little out of the box. If you actually have a plot of land that is on multiple levels, a retaining wall could be used to create terracing. Once you have these multiple levels, you could use the levels for multiple purposes – a sandbox for your children or your multi layered herb and vegetable garden! A retaining wall in Brisbane could also create the space that you needed to put in your hot tub or even a wading pool for your children.

If you are considering stone for your walls, then you could hire someone to paint something on the walls, making them a conversation starter at every party. Hollow bricks can also be used to construct a retaining wall and the cavities created in the process could be the start of a vertical garden! However, if you are planning something to do with water bodies, then timber retaining walls in Brisbane, might not be the best idea. In such scenarios, look at other materials, which can be used to construct retaining walls. 

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

A Brisbane Industrial Landscaper Who Brought Life To A Dead Space


I was recently at an office building for a meeting, and as I drove to the front, I couldn’t help but notice how stunning the garden was. The entire area around the building had been given a green facelift, and it looked like an oasis in an area that is normally quite arid. Inside the building, I knew that I had to know more about the magician who had transformed this area and I got to know more about the Brisbane industrial landscaper who had created this little piece of heaven.
The head of the office, with whom I was having a chat, told me that he had found this piece of land, on which the office building was sitting through a real estate agent. And because the area was so dry, he was able to purchase it for such a reasonable rate. But once he had the land and the building was starting to rise, he knew that he needed to add some elements of green, which was when he came in contact with the Brisbane commercial landscaper who had transformed this once barren piece of land into a stunning urban garden.

Once the landscaper had been brought in, he first laid an intricate system of underground watering, which meant that land was no longer dry and parched. And the minute the soil began to remain hydrated, he knew that he was now ready to create a garden beyond compare. From the Brisbane sandstone boulder wall that was now painted with a stunning motif to rows of flowers and perennial shrubs, this was a garden that would eventually feature on magazine covers! 

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

What I Have To Do As A North Brisbane Landscaper


In the past few years, the Brisbane landscaping has emerged out of its shell and a growing number of people are now looking at it as their choice of profession. Having been in this industry for the past few years, there are a lot of people who come to me, asking me what it is to be a landscaper. They want to know whether it is a good enough choice and whether there is job satisfaction in it. Many also want to know whether there is any scope for growth in this domain. I tell all of them – if you do what you enjoy, you will always grow.
If you are considering becoming a landscaper in Brisbane, then you need to know well in advance what you are getting into. For starters, you need to realise that you will be spending a lot of time outdoors and you will have to get more than just your hands dirty. Landscaping is more than just gardening – it is about creating a vision in your mind and then bringing it to life. As a landscaper, you should be able to look at piece of land and then make it your blank canvas – fill it not only with the most vibrant colours, but also create a space that will allow the home owners or whoever will be using the space to enjoy it.
As a North Brisbane landscaper, I have spent years understanding what exactly a particular client needs and then translating that into a stunning reality. From creating play areas for families with little children to Zen gardens, which transport you to Japan – I have had the chance to do it all! 

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Garden Clean Ups and A Treasure Hunt!


My father is a really creative man, and at times, he comes up with such wonderful ideas, that I wonder, how he does it. This holiday season, he was expecting all four of his grand kids and he knew that he needed to keep them busy with something or the other. However, there was another thing that was lingering on his mind – a garden clean up in his North Brisbane home and he knew that he had to get it done as soon as possible, because this was where his grand kids would be spending a lot of their time. 

That is when he came up with his genius idea – a treasure hunt, which would keep the kids busy and get his garden cleared up as well. His first job was to clear out all the shrubs that had thorns on them, because obviously he did not want his little ones getting hurt. However, he did leave all the weeds and small pebbles lying around for them to clean up. When the kids arrived, the very next day, grandpa had a treasure hunt all set for them. He gave them each a task –remove the weeds, trim the hedges, pick out all the pebbles, clear away all the dead leaves, create new furrows for the seeds and so on. Each time the kids completed a task, they were given a treat and then a new task. 
Within a few hours, the children were exhausted, loaded on sweet treats and my father had his garden clean ups done and dusted with! And what the most important part of this all is that the kids had so much fun and a great sense of accomplishment too! 

Monday, 10 July 2017

How The Design Went Beyond A Brisbane Sandstone Boulder Wall


A Brisbane sandstone boulder wall – that was pretty much all that I had initially planned, but once I spoke to a landscaper, I knew that while I was getting the wall put in, there was so much more that I could get done. For starters, I could get my entire garden cleaned out – they told me that they could bring in a crew that would not only clear out all the weeds, but even give me a clean slate, if that was what I wanted. 

I decided that it was high time that my entire landscape took on a new look and I hired a Brisbane commercial landscaper to handle the task. The first thing he did was come in for a site visit and after taking his time, he gave me a brief vision of what he intended to do with the space. He made sure that he took in my ideas and incorporated them into the plan that he was creating. Since I had to get a boulder wall put in, he gave me the idea to use them to my advantage. He suggested that I get a terraced look, in which I could create partitions. Each partition could hold something different and this was actually the perfect way for me to get my own kitchen garden!

Had I spoken to a Brisbane industrial landscaper, they might not have been of much help, but hiring someone who knew how to work smaller space was a great revelation and within days, I had the garden of my dreams! 

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Things to Know About a Retaining Wall in Brisbane


For most people, a retaining wall is nothing more but a way to keep soil locked in and ensuring that it does not spill out. However, there are a creative few who understand that this wall is actually the chance to show off some creative skills. A retaining wall in Brisbane need not be just about giving your garden area definition; it can actually be used to create spaces that will define your concepts of living. For instance, a retaining wall could also house your fireplace or grill or you could have rounded walls, creating beautiful niches for water features or even flowers.

In case your land is such that it flows from a higher level to a lower, you could always consider terracing as an option, and this will not only create the illusion of space, but also allow you more chances to get creative. So while one level of your terrace could have flowers, another could have cactus, and yet another could have herbs and kitchen greens! 

Even if you are considering timber retaining walls in Brisbane, you would have plenty to choose from. As a matter of fact, these days, when it comes to material for retaining walls, the options are innumerable and you will be able to choose from a range of ready made materials. 

However, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind, while putting in a retaining wall, and ensuring a proper foundation is one such thing. In addition, you should also take care of putting in proper drainage system. 

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

What All You Need For Garden Clean Ups


In order to create the garden of your dreams, there are several things that you need to do – you need to start with a great design, you need to know what kind of plants will flourish in your area, what kind of soil conditions exist in your area, whether the water in your region is alkaline or acidic in nature and so on. But before you can get started on any of these, you will have to invest time and money for garden clean ups.

Before you can even start on your dream garden project you will need to ensure that you have the clean slate that is needed and for that you will need to have a clean garden. In case your backyard or front yard is overgrown, then you need to make sure that you get it cleaned up first. If you are planning to take on the task on your own, then you would need a range of equipment, starting with garden shears, axes, spades and so on. You will also need a wheelbarrow in which you will be able to cart things from one place to another as well as sturdy gloves to keep your hands protected. 

However, garden clean up in North Brisbane is a lot easier should you choose to hire professionals, because they will come in with everything that is required and walk out, after ensuring that you have the blank canvas you need to create your perfect garden. Hiring professionals also means that you will not have to get your hands dirty or scraped! 

Sunday, 23 April 2017

How To Choose The Best Retaining Wall In Brisbane


Choosing the best retaining wall in Brisbane might seem like quite the task, and given that it is an extremely important decision, it is essential that you make the same with a lot of thought. The best idea would be to call in a retaining wall expert to come and look at your space, because with their experience, they will be able to tell you which wall would be the best option and how you would want to go about installing the wall.

When an expert comes to inspect the site, they will take several things into consideration, one of the first being soil conditions. If your house or site sits near a hill, then a stronger retaining wall will be required, because that will provide you with the necessary protection during strong rains or even a landslide. However, if you are using these walls to create partitions and several levels to your garden, then you could consider timber retaining walls in Brisbane

While putting in a retaining wall, it is important that you choose a material that will not only stand the test of time, but also go with the overall theme of the garden. For this, it would be best that you hire a landscaper, who will not only put in your retaining wall, but also deigns the entire landscape keeping the wall in mind. In addition, they might also have creative ideas of how to use the area between the walls in the best possible manner and how to jazz up the walls themselves! 

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Get The Best Garden Clean Up In North Brisbane


Having a space to create a garden is often a luxury for many people and if you have successfully managed to do that, you are truly lucky. However, if you need a garden clean up in north Brisbane, you will have to make sure that you hire the best, because in the hands of amateurs, your beautiful piece of land could go to absolute waste. 

When you hire someone like C Price Landscapes, you can be sure that the land that you want to convert into a garden will be cleared up neatly and also responsibly. Often, companies that offer clean up services for gardens, will come and do the clearing up, but they will not have a proper disposal system in place. They will either dump the waste in one corner of your own or ask you for extra money to dispose the same off. 

With C Price Landscapes, you can leave everything associated with garden clean ups to us and we will ensure that not only is your land clean and ready to be turned into a garden, we will also help you transform the same land into the garden of your dreams. We have a team of landscape artists, gardeners and other professionals who will not only create a blank canvas in the manner of a clean piece of land, but also fill it with the brightest and the beautiful colors, in the form of flowers, plants, trees or even a kitchen garden!

Thursday, 16 March 2017

How Brisbane Landscaping Has Changed

In the past few years, the manner in which open spaces are being seen and utilized has changed drastically. Brisbane landscaping experts are using their creativity to win over imaginations as well as more clients. Gone are the days, when only an English garden was considered the epitome of beauty, in terms of gardens. These days, there are landscapers who are recreating entire Japanese Zen gardens in Australian backyards. There are those who are using the inspiration of the Imperial French gardens to construct stunning gardens for homeowners. 
There are plenty of families who have young children, and in order for them to have a healthy life, there are landscapers who will create small running areas, in addition to a full playground. If you have chosen the right Brisbane landscaping expert for your home, you can be sure that you can have the dream organic garden that you had always wanted. Having understood the soil and water conditions, your landscaper will advise you on what kind of vegetables and herbs you will be able to enjoy, from your own garden. 

Find the right landscaper and your boring timber retaining walls in Brisbane could be transformed into something truly exciting. Whether you are looking at multiple layered gardens, or even a hot tub in your own backyard, there is little that they will not be able to achieve. If you are the type who loves to entertain, you could have your very own party space, created by your landscaper, complete with a patio or deck and a space where you can barbecue!

Friday, 24 February 2017

How To Choose A Good North Brisbane Landscaper


Now that you have decided that you are no longer going to leave that empty patch of land, at the back of your house, empty anymore, it would be the right time to hire a good landscaper in Brisbane. There are several brave hearts who would say that they would be able to manage creating an entire garden on their own, but this would be a bad idea in most cases. Most people think that once you have planted some flowers and shrubs, your garden is done. But the fact of the matter is that there are several aspects involved in conceptualizing, designing and actually creating a garden. 

When you are looking to hire a professional landscaper in Brisbane, make sure that you choose someone who has a reasonable amount of experience. This is a domain where creativity and innovative ideas trumps experience, but you still need someone, who has already handled such projects and has been able to execute them with efficiency and efficacy.  A certain amount of experience will also ensure that your project is handled with precision and perfection. Make sure that you ask for their work portfolio, because all good landscapers will have pictures of the work they have done. 

Any good North Brisbane landscaper will want to see the land at hand, before offering any kind of information or advice. They will want to test the soil conditions, whether there are any heavy rocks or if some other structure such as retaining walls will be required.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Why Consider Working With A Brisbane Landscaping Expert


If you have decided that you want to have a career in landscaping, then there is only way to get good at it, and that would be to plunge into the world, head first. Only when you start working in the field would you be able to become an eventual expert in the Brisbane landscaping field. However, you do need to remember that this is a truly extensive field and there is much for you to learn. You need to learn about how to understand soil conditions, which plants will work well in which kind of soil conditions, which plants will flourish with minimal water and which will need the most and so on. 

In order to gain a better understanding of all these things, you could either enrol for classes or certification courses, which is always a good idea. But the better option is to work with someone who has already been in this field for years, because what you can learn from experience, you might not be able to do through books and textual lessons. Joining hands with an expert landscaper in Brisbane will ensure that you get to learn on the job. You will be able to spend time with them on their projects and learn how to create a garden out of an empty piece of land. 

Even if you have to learn about putting up stone, concrete or timber retaining walls in Brisbane, an expert will be able to teach you so much more than a book. 



Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Effective And Efficient Garden Clean Ups


Having a garden is a great feeling, but making sure that the garden is always in a wonderful condition is something that takes effort. There are several people, who start off with the idea of having a garden, but somewhere in the middle, they lose interest and then they are no longer enthusiastic about planting trees and flowers. However, there are some people who regain their interest and for them, most often, the first step is to hire someone for garden clean ups.

In order to ensure that your garden is cleaned up in the most effective and efficient manner, there are some things that you need to keep in mind at all times. For starters, it would actually make sense to hire professionals for the job, because not only will the task at hand get done in the shortest amount of time, but also most efficiently. You will not have to get your hands dirty and neither will you have to be worried about getting hurt while doing something that you are not completely sure about. 

When you choose to indulge in a garden clean up in North Brisbane, all by yourself, there are a lot of investments that you will have to make – your time would be the first and foremost in that list. In addition to that, you will also have to purchase all the right equipment; instead, when you hire professionals, they will bring all the required equipment and ensure that the cleaning is done quickly. In addition, they will also remove all the waste and have it disposed off properly.