Question – why is my interlock driveway shifting throughout the winter?

It’s true that an interlocking driveway can add an impressive amount of curb appeal to your home, creating a sophisticated, stream-lined look. There are also additional benefits that make it a smart investment. For instance, the array of stone colors, styles and designs can perfectly match your house—from traditional to modern—and will significantly increase the value […]

Another Win for Dutchman’s!

We don’t normally toot our own horn, but this we just had to share. Dutchman’s was nominated for, and then won a sought-after Award of Excellence at the Landscape Ontario 2015 Awards Gala for our awesome new website. Of the hundreds of beautiful landscaping contractor websites out there, ours emerged as one among a select few […]

Give the Gift of Landscaping for Christmas This Year

Having a hard time with your Christmas list? Landscaping is one of the most personalized gifts you can give your loved one. While you may not be able to hide a new patio or BBQ in a Christmas stocking, you can give design plans, gift certificates or pictures that show what the landscape present will […]

Get Your Pool Ready for Winter

It’s hard, sad, terrible, all other kinds of synonyms, to acknowledge when the weather starts to get a little cooler, the sun starts to set a little earlier, and the lazy days of summer are gone again. And while homeowners hate to say goodbye to those easygoing, sun-drenched hours spent lounging by the swimming pool, […]

Drought resistant gardens that save you serious dollars

When changes to your water supply or the natural weather patterns occur, it can trickle into larger, more serious consequences, such as a shortage in water supply and water bans, which can ultimately affect your ability to nourish a colourful and flourishing garden. Summer fun so often revolves around cooling down around the pool, pond, […]

The Best Places for Landscaping Inspiration in Burlington

Green spaces are good for the body and the soul, and an increasing number of homeowners are investing in landscaping services or building comforting backyard retreats themselves. Sitting outside with the rustle of leaves, the babbling of a small water feature and the chatter of birds and other urban wildlife can do wonders for a […]

The 5 Best Ornamental Trees for Ontario

Ornamental and decorative trees bring interest to the landscape garden through their flowers, foliage and overall form. Though most trees flower in the spring, many of them have small, undistinguished displays of color. Flowering ornamental trees are usually small to medium size with bold, splashy displays of color. Other types of decorative trees are selected […]