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Planning during winter

Your landscape project will be completed sooner when it's planned in the winter. Not all of your original design ideas will make it into the final layout plan, and that's only natural. Bursts of inspiration can hit at any point and sometimes what someone would like to see accomplished with their landscape isn't always possible. With that in mind, it becomes more apparent why your landscape project should be started sooner rather than later. The winter provides you with additional time to plan fo...

June 7, 2022

We Plan. We Design. We Create.

Going into Autumn.  Is your garden autumn ready? It seems like summer arrived just a short time ago, but evening temperatures are cooler, schools are in session and autumn is around the corner. Soon the leaves will gradually change colour and we'll find ourselves in a new gardening season. In autumn the soil is moist and warm – perfect for establishing plants before winter sets in. This is why so much planting takes place in autumn. Bare-root trees are typically planted from autumn t...

February 17, 2022

Advantages of working with a one-stop-shop landscaping company

At Visionscapes we pride ourselves on our design, landscape and building skills. With our highly qualified and experienced staff, and working with our sister company Greenscapes to offer top quality product- we understand time is money and we ensure that your money is spent delivering the vision you desire for your landscape. You will experience the difference, the efficiencies and the value that comes from working with a company that is both a landscape architecture firm and a landscape constr...

January 18, 2022

Create a lush and green outdoor space with these top landscaping ideas

Try starting with a basic plan, making a list of the veggies, flowers and other plants you want in your garden and wander around your neighbourhood to check what grows well in your neck of the woods....

December 20, 2021

ArchiPro

We are thrilled to announce that we have recently joined over 2,549 leading New Zealand industry professionals on the ArchiPro network. ArchiPro is New Zealand's largest all-in-one platform simplifying the end-to-end building process. The platform enables users to seamlessly browse projects, find products, connect with professionals, manage projects, and learn about building, all in one place. Almost 20% of New Zealand's population use the platform every year to support their building needs and ...

November 29, 2021

Landscape Design

"The art and practice of designing the outdoor environment, especially designing parks or gardens to harmonise with buildings and roads."...

November 1, 2021

Spring Cleanups in your Garden

Cutting down the dead plant stems too early in the spring will disturb them before they have a chance to emerge. Wait as long as you can to do your spring garden clean up. Ideally, you should wait until the daytime temperatures are consistently above 10 degrees C for at least 7 consecutive days....

September 20, 2021

Outdoor Rooms

They are so popular these days and add value to many buyers who will consider it as an additional living space. People's first impression of a home starts from the road, so make sure your garden at the front of the property looks neat, mulch, do the weeding, trim the hedges, and add a few extras to make it stand out. Most people want a low maintenance garden, a space where they can just enjoy without the extra hours of gardening on a Saturday, so keep it simple. Visionscapes are excellent in ass...

May 13, 2021

Visionscapes Design FAQs

1. Do I have to get a 3D planting plan designed or can I just get a landscape concept plan designed? A planting plan doesn’t have to be included in your design process. We often supply clients with just the landscape concept plan (a photo of your area is taken and we use tracing paper to visualise the new landscape) which then allows us to start working through the pricing process. A planting plan is often best created when construction is underway. When the project starts to evolve on site, y...

December 14, 2020

The Potager Garden

Potager: French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden....

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