Low Maintenance & Curbs

The amount of maintenance you are willing to do, or pay to have done, is a factor that should be considered at the landscape design stage. Low maintenance doesn’t need to be stark or boring – there are many options in materials and plants that can combine to create a low maintenance garden. Appropriate hardy plant choices, use of mulch, durable building materials that don’t require painting or staining, use of edging, even the type of turf grass species used all contribute. Poured in place concrete curbs is a service we offer that fits in this category and looks great too.

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Concrete curbing surrounding a bed of designer black wood chip mulch
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Concrete curbing edging a fibre & aggregate bed finished with 28mm washed rock.
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The stone planter in this garden has no mulch, the surrounding beds are finished with landscape fabric under 28mm washed rock.
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An example of a frontyard finished with washed rock and river rock accents
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An inner city garden finished with fabric and washed rock along with some accent rocks.
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Bed finished with 28mm washed rock and edged with Edgepro. Limestone boulders used as accents.
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Closeup of the top of the Edgepro edger separating turf from a fibre & aggregate bed.
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Tarda tulips in the spring coming up through a bed mulched with Sunbark organic mulch.
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Concrete edger separating turf from a bed mulched with Sunbark organic mulch.

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