Xeriscape and Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

We are often asked by our clients for our ideas on their Xeriscaping and low maintenance landscaping projects.  It's a really tough question to answer as the landscape design process isn't so simple! There are so many variables, that it's often better (and easier) for us when a client can point … [Read more...]

Irrigation and Lawn Sprinkler Spring Startup Tips

Spring is now quickly approaching and as the temperatures continue to warm and our lawns and gardens begin to show signs of life, there is no better time than right now to make sure your automatic lawn sprinkler system is tuned up and ready for another season of keeping your lawn and garden … [Read more...]

Properly Cleaning and Maintaining Your Brick or Paving Stone Driveway, Walkway or Patio

Maintaining Your Brick or Paving Stone Hardscapes It sure looks beautiful but are you ready for the maintenance? A brick or paving stone driveway, patio or walkway looks beautiful the first few years after it's installation but if it's not maintained and cleaned regularly then it can quickly … [Read more...]

Blackberry Bush Removal Sidney to Victoria

Blackberry Bush Removal Sidney To Victoria BC We can remove established and overgrown blackberry bushes. Do you have a large amount of wild and overgrown blackberry bushes on your property that you'd like to have cleared away?  Maybe you've just purchased a home in the area and there are large … [Read more...]

Island Pro Completes Allan Block Retaining Wall Installation Certification Course

On October 5th 2016, the Island Pro Mowing and Landscaping team travelled to Slegg Lumber in Nanaimo to attend an Allan Block retaining wall contractor certification course. After a jam packed day learning about retaining walls in a hands on fashion, taking a written test and then building a … [Read more...]

Landscaping Your Newly Purchased Property in Victoria

Landscaping Your Newly Purchased Property in Victoria Have you just purchased an older home in an established neighborhood in Sidney, Saanich or Victoria BC?  Chances are you're dealing with a very established and mature landscape too!  Oak Bay, James Bay, Sidney, Deep Cove, North Saanich, West … [Read more...]

Affordable Landscaping Projects To Consider For 2016-2017

Everyone wants their home to be surrounded by a well-planned out and beautiful looking landscape.  The problem for most homeowners from Victoria to Sidney is they don't have an unlimited supply of money so they need landscaping ideas and solutions that make can make a big visual impact on their … [Read more...]

Our New Fall Yard and Property Clean Up Packages

Fall is edging closer with every passing day which means we are getting closer and closer to the rush of fall yard and property clean ups.  This year we're trying something different by offering all inclusive packages for our customers who want their yard cleaned up. These clean up packages will … [Read more...]

Choosing The Right Landscaping Company For Your Homeowner Association

Do You Manage A Strata or Home Owner Association? Here is some helpful advice on choosing a great landscaping company. Managing a busy residential development is a big task all on it's own and having to worry about your landscaping and appearance of your property is an un-needed problem many … [Read more...]

Pruning Your Overgrown Weeping Willow Tree

Weeping Willow Trees (Salix Babylonica) are a common decorative tree used in landscaping throughout the Greater Victoria area.  Weeping willows are easy to spot with their long, graceful stems that dangle delicately back and forth with the breeze.Weeping willows grow rapidly and if not taken care of … [Read more...]