The Story of an Award Winning Landscape

The story takes place in the rural setting of Austin, Manitoba. It may seem out of the way, but believe me this landscape is worth the drive. So much so, that it was the only Award of Excellence given by the Manitoba Nursery and Landscape Association at the GROW18 Conference. We were called in to diagnose and treat a landscape that needed care. Over the past 4 years different areas of the property were worked on to create a beautiful body of work. But, lets go back to 2014, where it all began…

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2018 Barkman Customer Education Day

On March 15th, 2018 we went out to Steinbach, MB to check out some of the new products Barkman and their partners had in store for the 2018 season. It did not disappoint and was very exciting to see promising pavers, retaining walls, sand products among other things that we have the opportunity to install this year. Continue reading “2018 Barkman Customer Education Day”

4 Uses for Drones In Landscaping

New Technology, New Opportunities

Landscaping is an evolving industry. New tools help crews become more efficient, while new types of products create aesthetically pleasing and durable results. One tool that has risen to the fore front of the landscape industry is UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones for short. The pairing of a drone and software provides a landscaping company with a number of abilities. Site planning, 3D mapping, landscape photography and landscape video are all aspects that UAVs can achieve. Continue reading “4 Uses for Drones In Landscaping”

Importance of Landscape Design

Every Great Landscape Starts with a Great Design!

Whether your project is big or small, it’s fundamental to start with a landscape design. It provides the customer with the ability to visualize their yard and understand the scope of the project. It also gives the ability to make changes before the project starts. The ability to make changes helps minimize error during the construction process, which helps the customer stay within their determined budget. From a business stand point, a design is crucial. Continue reading “Importance of Landscape Design”