Category Archives: Landscaping

Comparing Patio Materials: Interlock vs Concrete

If you’re getting a new patio (or other hardscaping feature) you are probably considering opting for interlock or concrete. These two popular materials have a lot going for them, so it can be hard to choose which one is right for you. This guide will help you determine whether interlock or concrete is best for your … Continue reading Comparing Patio Materials: Interlock vs Concrete

Landscape Design Style Guide (2020 and Beyond)

Landscape trends are always changing, and this year they are changing in a major way to start off the decade on some new trajectories. The connection between outdoor and indoor space has never been stronger, and the need for low-maintenance, environmentally friendly, natural design is in vogue. At Natural Landscape Group, our designers are especially … Continue reading Landscape Design Style Guide (2020 and Beyond)

Landscape Designs That Benefit the Environment

While there may be no official definition of sustainable landscaping, most experts would agree that it means engaging in landscaping activities and using products that are environmentally responsible. Quality, sustainable landscape design works alongside nature and not against it and gets by with little to no human intervention. Landscape designs that benefit the environment will … Continue reading Landscape Designs That Benefit the Environment

Environmental Excavation and Other Eco-Friendly Considerations

Landscaping projects almost always require excavation. While excavation may seem simple, there are many environmental considerations we need to keep in mind when planning it. The materials you add back into the soil can be recycled or reusable. According to Ontario’s regulations, the materials that are removed from the soil need to be handled in … Continue reading Environmental Excavation and Other Eco-Friendly Considerations

Environmental Considerations: Sustainable Water Management

Eco-friendly water management isn’t just about choosing plants that use less water. Instead, it’s a whole outlook that prioritizes the health of the water systems on your property, and the larger water systems that your property protects. These sustainable water management practices begin once you embark on a landscape project.  The practice of sustainable water … Continue reading Environmental Considerations: Sustainable Water Management

COVID-19 Updates at Natural Landscape Group

Update From Natural Landscape Group NLG continues to carefully monitor the rapidly evolving situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We have established a business contingency plan to limit disruptions to our service levels. While our sales team may not be able to visit your homes physically, we are operating as usual and are available by phone, … Continue reading COVID-19 Updates at Natural Landscape Group

Ideas for Yards That Have Different Grades

If your yard is full of hills and slopes it can be stressful when thinking about how you could possibly landscape your backyard. While landscaping slopes can be a bit more stressful, there are ways to transform them into something amazing. Here are some slope landscaping ideas you can adopt that will make the best … Continue reading Ideas for Yards That Have Different Grades

Fall Landscaping Ideas that Compliment your Existing Landscape Design

Although the summer is over, that doesn’t mean you have to let your landscaping decline. These great fall landscaping ideas can bring fall beauty to your yard. Here we’re going to focus on using landscaping structures, such as pergolas or gazebos, as support for your fall landscaping. Pergola Landscaping Ideas Pergolas are a delightful focal … Continue reading Fall Landscaping Ideas that Compliment your Existing Landscape Design

Why a Proper Landscape Design Process is Important

Taking on any landscaping project at home can be stressful. There are a number of tools and materials to consider, along with coordinating delivery times, ensuring you have all the proper safety gear and permits if necessary, and deciding where everything is going to live even temporarily as your work progresses. However, if you follow … Continue reading Why a Proper Landscape Design Process is Important