It’s no secret that Australians love outdoor living! For that reason, whatever outdoor space your property has, it’s important that you make the most of it. But don’t go it alone! Working with a landscaping expert will ensure the best and most long-lasting results.
Radar Landscapes is renowned for its work with clients across Flinders and the surrounding areas, and taking a unique approach to enhancing the outdoor areas of all types of residential and commercial property.
“Tim and his team at Radar Landscapes have been absolutely brilliant. They have recently transformed our back and front yards, with astonishing results. Tim was able to produce the outcome we were looking for, both within our budget, and in the time frame he was given. We certainly would not hesitate to recommend Tim and the team at Radar to anyone looking for a garden make over of any scale.” – Benice
What can we offer you?
Whatever improvements you’re hoping to make, Radar Landscapes has the people, tools and expertise to make it happen. We offer Flinders landscape design solutions that are functional, safe and, perhaps most importantly, make a visual impact. From smaller jobs like maintaining you garden lawns, to the creation of brand new outdoor areas, designed and built from scratch, our team is the only one you need to call.
Excavation work can be tough, and is unlikely to be something you can effectively manage without expert help. From rock placements to the installation of drainage systems, we have the techniques and equipment to get the job done quickly, effectively and safely.
With an endless selection of shapes, sizes and finishes, paving really is the ideal way to enhance the look of your outdoor space, in keeping with your own individual style, as well as creating a useful area. Whether it’s the installation of a brand new paved area, or removing and replacing your existing stones, our team has everything it takes to manage your job.
As well as being visually appealing, a deck can extend a house’s living area, and provide a wonderful space for outdoor entertaining. Our people have extensive experience in deck construction and installation. Whether you’re looking to replace your existing deck or build a new one, let us take care of every aspect.
Fences, pergolas, retaining walls and bench seating can be as attractive as they are functional. Our team can help you select the perfect structure to suit and compliment your space. We are also committed to using only the best materials, meaning an aesthetically pleasing and robust finish.
We’re open Saturdays!
In a hurry to start using your new and improved outdoor area? No drama! At Radar Landscapes, we work every day between Monday and Saturday to ensure the fastest turnaround time.
Our Service Guarantee
At Radar Landscapes, we want you to feel valued. That’s why alongside our creativity, efficiency and high quality results, we prioritise customer service. We want our clients to feel supported and updated at all times. With that in mind, it’s hardly surprising the bulk of our customers are long-standing, coming back time and again, whenever they have landscaping needs. Quite simply, clients across Flinders trust us to get the job done, and to get it done right.
Because our solutions are cost-effective, we can develop a solution that falls within any budget. In every case, we promise to leave you with an exterior to be proud of, built to stand the test of time.
Why Choose Us?
Our landscaping service is well known across Flinders and the surrounding suburbs for creating unique and sustainable outdoor spaces that people enjoy spending time in. Our team has worked across countless projects encompassing all styles, from traditional to contemporary, right through to ultra-modern.
We know plants, materials, machinery and tools like nobody else. We are a Flinders landscaping company with more than seven years of experience, and have become accustomed to identifying what elements will suit each distinct environment, taking into consideration climate and location.
Spend just a few minutes with our team, and you’ll witness a passion and creative flair that allows for the development of fresh and innovative ideas. What’s more, we have the expertise and practical know-how to take ideas and transform them into reality.
We conduct ourselves with the utmost levels of professionalism at all times, bringing expertise that will help clarify your vision. Once you’re comfortable with the plan, we’ll develop a thorough roadmap to ensure we deliver the results you are striving for.
We offer straightforward advice and solutions to suit any budget. From initial concept and design, right through to construction, completion and maintenance, we will keep you informed and consulted at every stage.
Design your dream landscape in Flinders
At Radar Landscapes, we understand every client and every project is different. Some come to us with a very definite idea of what they want to achieve. Others have no idea where to start, and are seeking guidance and inspiration. Whatever your circumstances, we’ll work with you to solidify a vision and deliver a finish that will exceed all expectations.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Hidden First Field
How can I permanently get rid of weeds?
There are a few easy solutions to removing weeds in your front or backyard. Let’s start by covering off with the top 5 solutions that don’t include pulling those nasty weeds out with your hands!
Solution 1: Boiling Water: Simply pour a kettle of boiling water over the weeds! It will kill them quickly and also has the added benefit of killing ‘weed seeds’. The only downside with this approach (aside from the mild danger factor associated with handling boiling water) is that there is no efficient way to cover a large area of weeds with boiling water. Unfortunately, that may take a few refills of your kettle.
Solution 2: Mulch! You can cover the top of your garden soil with a layer of mulch (available from your local Bunnings or Mitre 10) to help block weeds from growing. The best approach here is to use two or three inches of shredded bark, wood chips, gravel, dirt, rocks or even straw as your mulch base. Using mulch has the added benefit of keeping moisture in soil, so your garden will stay fresher for longer and require less-frequent watering!
Solution 3: Soap-Spray: Create your own soapy-spray-solution! What you’ll need is a bottle of dishwashing detergent (liquid soap or similar will be fine), a spray bottle (you can find these at your local hardware store or possibly even a supermarket), and water. Simple mix together 5 tablespoons of dishwashing detergent with 4 cups of water in the spray bottle. Give the mixture a good shake together, head outside and start spraying those weeds.
Are dead leaves harmful to plants or soil?
The answer to this question depends on which way you look at it. Leaving piles of dead leaves collecting on your lawn or plants can block out the natural sunlight. Grass depends on sun rays to grow and survive, so it’s best to avoid any unnecessary buildups of dead leaves for this reason. Otherwise you may end up with some unattractive patches of damaged grass.
Dead leaves can also act as an ingredient in a great compost, which is a better natural fertilizer than most chemical fertilizers. A good compost nourishes plants, helps to preserve moisture in the soil, attracts worms, helps to prevent disease and facilitates weeding.
To summarise, if the dead leaves are for aiding with the composting process, then go right ahead! Otherwise, rake them up from your lawn and add them into your compost pile.
How expensive is landscaping?
The cost of landscaping your front or backyard really depends on a number of factors. These factors include the yard size being landscaped, if you decide to hire professionals versus taking a DIY approach, the materials cost (such as elements, feature-pieces, paving, trees, etc), location and of course the time involved are all necessary of your consideration.
Before we get into all of this, a good place to start is just to understand your landscaping budget. This will change per household, but a general rule of thumb is to allow 10% of your home’s value for landscaping. To give you an idea, if your property cost you $500,000 to purchase, then a landscaping budget of $50,000 is reasonable. While this may seem like a lot, keep in mind that investing in professional landscaping will greatly add to the value of your property.
Do I need a gardener or landscaper?
Firstly, we need to understand the difference between a gardener or landscaper. Once we do, you’ll have a clearer idea of which one is the right choice for your current needs.
Gardeners: A gardener is responsible for the maintenance, health & well being of plants, lawns and gardens. They are usually employed to ‘look-after’ a garden that has already been created. Gardeners are also a great choice if you’re looking to have your garden brought-back-to-life in a horticultural sense.
Landscapers: A landscaper is viewed as the architect behind a great garden design. If you are looking to have your garden completely redesigned, or if you’d like to remodel a new feature or pathway installation for example, then a landscaping professional is best suited for the job.
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