Retaining Walls and Steps

Be a traditional dry wall, a modern stone wall or a commercial retaining wall, the design possibilities are endless. Walls and steps add structure and function while providing visual impact to new previously un-usable spaces.

Be a traditional dry wall, a modern stone wall or a commercial retaining wall, the design possibilities are endless. Walls and steps add structure and function while providing visual impact to new previously unusable spaces.

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Retaining walls open a world of possibilities to your home or business. They are functional in that they retain the earth and prevent erosion, while at the same time they can add beauty and polish to these unusable spaces. Perennials, flowers, and shrubs can be planted in and around the tiers of the stone or commercial walls to not only accentuate the retaining walls, but to further enhance the look of backyards, front steps, entrance ways, and the like.[/read]

Patios, Driveways and Walkways

Many different applications such as large flagstone or interlock can be used to create a unique design suited for your outdoor living space. Outdoor living spaces are now extensions of our homes and the material chosen should seamlessly blend with its surroundings.

Large flagstone offers a great alternative for a more traditional, natural, cottage feel.

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Using natural stone or interlock in interesting patterns not only adds visual interest, it also enhances the value of your home.

Many different applications such as large flagstone or interlock can be used to create a unique design suited for your outdoor living space. Outdoor living spaces are now extensions of our homes and the material chosen should seamlessly blend with its surroundings. Most people look forward to spending time outdoors in their backyard or on their front porches, as soon as the snow melts. We feel a greater sense of pride and home ownership when we look out onto flagstone or interlock pathways, sitting areas, driveways, and walkways.

While well-groomed lawns, decorative decor, and blooming flowers add to the appeal of these unique designs, large flagstone and natural stone or interlock stand alone as visually stunning additions to your home. Large flagstone offers a great alternative for a more traditional, natural, cottage feel. Using natural stone or interlock in interesting patterns not only adds visual interest, it also enhances the value of your home.[/read]

Pergolas, Wood Structures, Fences and Decks

Pergolas and wood structures are useful for defining sitting areas, providing shade and privacy, or for climbing plants. Standing alone, connected to one another, they are customized to add further architectural flare to your design.

We work with artisans to offer wood sculptures, unique Asian and Middle Eastern inspired gazebos with traditional carvings, for a customized piece that represents your taste.

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Pergolas and wood structures are useful for defining sitting areas, providing shade and privacy, or for climbing plants. Standing alone, connected to one another, they are customized to add further architectural flare to your design. The sprinkles of sun rays that seep through the structures add to the overall effect of pergolas and wood structures to create warmth and enjoyment.

Pergolas and wood structures decorate your back decks or garden pathways and create conversation pieces for your guests that marvel at the beauty of your home.

Fences add privacy to your yards, while also protecting the freedom of your pets and small children to roam in the backyard.

Decks create more usable space and invite people to relax as they admire the use of space. Decks provide an environment for outdoor furniture, patio accessories, planters, barbecues, and so much more.

We work with artisans to offer wood sculptures, unique Asian and Middle Eastern inspired gazebos with traditional carvings, for a customized piece that represents your taste.[/read]

Gardens and Plantings

Plants offer that finishing touch to any project. Plantings provide texture, colour and feel all their own; the true living component of any outdoor landscape design. Lee’s Landscaping uses different plant materials such as low maintenance grasses, native plants and annuals to evoke the senses and to bring us back to the fundamentals of nature.

Urns combining edible flowers, herbs and vegetables are stylish yet can be harvested for your favourite recipe!

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Plants offer that finishing touch to any project. Plantings provide texture, colour and feel all their own; the true living component of any outdoor landscape design. Plantings exhibit an element of the homeowner’s personality for everyone to enjoy. Lee’s Landscaping uses different plant materials such as low maintenance grasses, native plants and annuals to evoke the senses and to bring us back to the fundamentals of nature. There is a calming effect to sitting in your garden as you enjoy all the different plant materials. A beautiful garden, however simple or elaborate, creates peace and provides stronger connection to home.

Urns combining edible flowers, herbs and vegetables are stylish, yet can be harvested for your favourite recipe! Urns are an excellent solution for low maintenance gardening, while remaining beautiful in design and appeal. A single urn of flowers, herbs or vegetables can brighten any deck or flagstone pathway and serve as both useful and decorative simultaneously.

Vegetable gardens can also be incorporated in many landscapes. Vegetable gardens add flavour to your dinner table, pride in providing home grown food, and of course beauty to your  existing landscape.

Vegetable gardens can also be incorporated in many landscapes.[/read]

Water Features and Pools

Water is an essential component of life. Water features such as waterfalls buffer surrounding noise, have a soothing effect and provide an ideal habitat for local species so you can enjoy them year round.

Pools are the ultimate backyard oasis when done in conjunction with a well-planned landscape design. The addition of pergolas and wood structure to your pool with create a space your family will enjoy for years to come.

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Water is an essential component of life. Water provides a calming effect when we are surrounded or exposed to it. Water features such as waterfalls buffer surrounding noise, add a soothing effect and provide an ideal habitat for local species, so you can enjoy them year round. Ponds provide a potential ecosystem of plants, fish, and insects, not to mention the hours of enjoyment from the stillness and beauty. The repetition of trickling or falling water adds to the enjoyment and serenity of any backyard and pool.

Pools are the ultimate backyard oasis when done in conjunction with a well-planned landscape design. A well-planned landscaped design will add value to your home for those prospective buyers looking for a home with a pool.  The addition of pergolas and wood structures to your pool will create a space your family will enjoy for years to come. A unique design of pergolas and wood structures provide areas of shade, privacy, and possibly additional seating. As well, large flagstone and natural stone or interlock create a richer look around any pool and simply invite people to spend more quality time around the pool.[/read]

Low Impact Development (LID)

Mitigating environmental impacts are more important today than ever and will be for years to come. Rain gardens are an effective way to address the impact of storm water on your surrounding environment, lakes, and nature.

Rainwater harvesting reduces the dependence of water on municipal delivery and therefore helps reduce costs. It also ensure a plenty supply of water during times requiring reduce usage.

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Rain gardens, permeable paving, bio swales, rainwater harvesting, storm water management are different components that can be incorporated into your landscape design. It will drastically reduce water consumption, redistribute water to plantings and vegetation.

Simple and eco-friendly: a must for new designs.

Mitigating environmental impacts are more important today than ever and will be for years to come. Rain gardens are an effective way to address the impact of storm water on your surrounding environment, lakes, and nature.

Rainwater harvesting reduces the dependence of water on municipal delivery and therefore helps reduce costs. It also ensures a plenty supply of water during times requiring reduce usage.

Rain gardens, permeable paving, bio swales, rainwater harvesting, storm water management are different components that can be incorporated into your landscape design. It will drastically reduce water consumption, redistribute water to plantings and vegetation. It’s both environmentally friendly and economical to harness rainwater by creating rain gardens, using permeable paving and bio swales, and to adopt rainwater harvesting as an efficient way to water your plants and to keep your grass green and healthy in a natural way.

Low Impact Development is simple and eco-friendly; a must for new designs.[/read]

Grading and Excavation

Not only will proper grading adhere to standards outlined by municipalities and local planning authorities, it is key to create new features in your landscape. Directing water movement, adding contours and slopes can accentuate features that will last a lifetime.

Excavation allows for the installation of proper drainage systems and removal of soil layers that can negatively affect proper drainage. Contour, reshape and refine your outdoor space to work the way you want it.

Not only will proper grading adhere to standards outlined by municipalities and local planning authorities, it is key to create new features in your landscape. Directing water movement, adding contours and slopes can accentuate features that will last a lifetime. Soil grading for steps, slopes, and embankments can impact the look of your garden and of course create a solid foundation. Landscape grading is often used with driveways and patios and decks in order to modify existing or to create stairs, embankments, and slopes.

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Excavation allows for the installation of proper drainage systems and removal of soil layers that can negatively affect proper drainage. It is advantageous to contour, reshape and refine your outdoor space to work the way you want it.[/read]

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