Thank you for your amazing diligence, hard work, and leadership in creating a whole new space in our backyard. —Rod Douglas
For those that want that little bit more out of their leisure time, this is leisure living at its best. Whether having fun on the patio or in the pool with the kids, creating extraordinary food with friends in the outdoor cooking area, or relaxing by the fire into the evening hours – anything is possible in this gorgeous setting!
Our Leisure Time Perfected project, above, is a great example of the type of space you could achieve with this budget. Of course we tailor every project for the exact dream getaway you're looking for, but the projects shown here indicate the design features you might include:
Paving stones have come a long way in recent years. Homeowners are no longer restricted to the patio stones their parents used. Manufactured stone now comes in a wide variety of shapes and colours, and can even look very similar to natural stone.
And when it comes to laying beautiful and lasting stone patios and walkways, we’re known for it. Our stone masons are some of the best in the business, and we always use techniques that will make your property look great for years to come.
Gorgeous blooms and lush greenery are a pleasure to behold. But your choice of plant life will also give your space colour, fragrance, texture, elevation and even privacy. We’ll help you choose the right plantings for your needs, soil type and garden style.
The portion of your budget needed for your plantings will depend on factors such as:
Our designers will help you choose the right plantings for your needs, soil type and garden style.
You like having the room to entertain but you also want a cozy area for quiet reading or reflection. And what about that spot for your morning coffee? The answer – and growing trend – is in creating disctinct areas tailored for different uses. It makes your space multi-functional as well as visually interesting. Let's talk about how we can create the spaces you need while making the whole space work beautifully together!
Nothing creates a better ambience than the warm glow of a fire. The beauty of a fire pit can add to your outdoor space in many ways. Perhaps as the backdrop in a cozy outdoor room, or maybe the focal point on your patio under the stars. Fireplace styles can give a warm cottage feel or a contemporary soothing effect. Talk to us about how we can achieve the feel you're looking for.
Fire up that grill! With an outdoor kitchen, creating delicious meals becomes a social event. Granite countertops will allow for plenty of prep space, a built in fridge or bar area for chilled beverages, and seating close by for great conversation. It’s the makings of a great night out, and you won’t have to pay for parking.
A pool in your backyard space opens up a whole new world. It can offer so much to your home life. Slip in, day or night, for instant relaxation. It’s an anytime waterpark for the kids. It's certainly the most convenient and enjoyable fitness centre. Or just watch how it becomes the hub of your parties.
And today, the range of styles, shapes and materials – in leisure pools, spa pools, lap pools and more – really makes it about creating a multi-functional waterscape in your backyard.
Don't hesitate to ask us about the pool landscaping ideas that will be perfect for your pool and backyard.
Moving or falling water can be one of the most soothing sounds. But water features can offer so much more to a backyard. They can provide a needed architectural element, a naturalizing effect to the hardscape, an attraction for bird life and even a sound barrier.
Talk to us about the many possibilities in water features, from cascading waterfalls into swimming pools, to rain curtains, to water spouts and fountains – we’ll help you find the right type and size for your home.