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...]

What You Need To Know About Building Your Deck With Exotic Hardwoods

Are you in the market for a custom built deck on your property using exotic hardwood as the decking material?  There are several exotic hardwood species that are imported to BC to be used as decking materials and they are growing in popularity. Homeowners aren't just choosing these exotic … [Read more...]

What You Need To Know About Building a Cedar Deck On Your Greater Victoria Property

With spring almost here and summer fast approaching there are some homeowners who are beginning to think of their landscaping projects for the year and if you're looking for the ultimate landscaping upgrade for function, fun and future value then look no further than a beautifully built cedar … [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...]