THE LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

THE LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

A fantastic garden begins with good design that is inspirational, practical, eco-friendly, and individually tailored to suit your lifestyle.

Once you have a landscape design in place that your happy with, its then time to commence the landscape construction phase of the project.

This is usually the lengthiest, but most exciting stage of the process. It is where you’ll see your new garden come to life, however there is an order in which things need to happen.

  • Permits

    Depending upon your project, generally the first step is to obtain a building permit. A permit is needed for structural items such as a deck of any size, a retaining wall over 1 metre, a retaining wall of any size on the boundary and a pergola over 10 square metres in roof area.

    We’ve successfully applied for many permits over the years. We can take care of this entire tedious process for you.

  • Excavation

    Once permits have been obtained we start to construct! The next stage of the process is excavation. Digging all the footings, post and stump holes and clearing unwanted vegetation. This stage alone generally makes a huge difference.

  • Foundations

    Pouring concrete footings for walls, concreting stumps and posts into position and concreting foundations for paved areas generally follows excavation. At this stage items such as lighting, irrigation or even a front gate intercom need to be thought about.

  • Construction Hardscape

    Once all the foundations are complete we start to build walls and construct the garden followed by laying paving. All the hard surfaces are installed at this stage, concrete paths, driveways, fencing, brick work, decks, pergolas and paving.

  • Plants, Soil and Mulch

    Spread and level blended soil over garden beds. Plant out the garden beds and mulch the garden with a natural mulch. 

  • Irrigation and Garden Lighting

    The final stage is to install dripper irrigation through the garden beds and pop-up sprinklers in the lawn. Connected to an automatic timer the garden will practically take care of itself.

    Garden Lighting creates ambience through out the garden and sets the mood of the garden in the evening.

Step 1

CONSTRUCTION QUOTE

  • Now that you have gained your Landscape Design, we have the ability to provide you with a detailed construction quote, including estimated timeframes for commencement and completion.
  • One of our staff members will meet you on-site to assess the site and discuss any questions you may have.
  • We can then formulate your construction quote which will be presented to you at a convenient time. 
  • Once you have approved your construction quote, we can then book your project in for commencement.

*If you so happen to already have a Landscape Design prepared from an external company, our construction services have the ability to quote from your design, and construct.

Step 2

OBTAINING PERMITS

  • Your local Council may require approvals or permits for your new landscaping. We understand this can feel daunting, so to provide some piece of mind, we take care of all the required permits for you. 
  • Every local council and every property is different but some approvals or permits that may be required and that we can organise for you include:
    • Planning Permit
    • Drafting
    • Engineering
    • Bushfire Assessment 
    • Build Over Easement
    • Report and Consent
    • Building Permit

Step 3

CONSTRUCTION COMMENCEMENT

  • Now for the exciting part. Our team of skilled Landscapers can begin the process of bringing your new outdoor space to life, to be enjoyed for many years to come.

We specialise in all aspects of landscape construction

  • Paving – Natural stone including bluestone and granite.
  • Decking – Merbau, Spotted Gum or Composite
  • Retaining Walls – Sleeper walls, Gabion walls, Boulder embankments concrete block rendered walls or natural stone
  • Concreting – Driveways, paths, civil retaining walls, benches and disabled ramps.
  • Pergolas – Louvre systems or pitched roof plastered with fans and lighting.
  • Lawn – Seeded, instant or artificial turf
  • Plants – Full planting service including mulching
  • Irrigation – Fully automatic irrigation systems installed.
  • Garden Lighting – Accent lights beneath trees, strip lighting underneath bench seats or festoon lights in trees. We provide full installation.
Decking

Decking

Pool Paving

Outdoor Paving

Wall

Retaining Walls

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