Landscaping Red Hill
Do you love outdoor living? Whatever sized exterior space your property has, some advice and creative thinking from a landscaping expert can help make sure you’re maximising it, both in terms of utility and aesthetics.
For top quality landscaping services, Radar Landscapes has you covered. We are well known throughout the Red Hill and Merricks areas for our unique approach and proven ability to improve the exteriors of all residential and commercial properties.
““Thanks again for the great work that you and Matt did on the rehabilitation of our backyard. We are very pleased with your design ideas and professional result. It has greatly improved the look and amenity of this space.” – Geoff and Julie
What can we offer you?
Whatever your landscape design goals – beauty, functionality or safety – we can work with you to develop the right solution that will meet you every need. From smaller jobs such as maintaining existing garden lawns, to designing and building brand new gardens, look no further than Radar Landscapes.
If you’re in need of excavation work, you’ll want to make sure it’s done safely, to the highest possible standard, and with minimum disruption. Fortunately, we have the three key factors to ensuring this is achieved – technical expertise, proven techniques and market leading equipment. From rock placements, to hole digging, to the installation of drainage systems, we have what it takes to get the job done right.
With wide-ranging experience in deck construction and installation, let us manage the entire process, from design, to sourcing materials, to building, through to completion and ongoing maintenance.
Make more of your outdoor area with paving that will enhance its look, while also providing useful new spaces. Whether it’s creating a brand new pavement, or removing and replacing your existing stones, our team will manage your job with the utmost care. Our processes and materials will ensure your paving is built to stand the test of time.
Timber structures are ideal for fusing natural-looking beauty with functional purposes. From fences to pergolas, and retaining walls to bench seating. We’ll work with you to select a timber structure that will complement your existing space, using only the most durable and aesthetically pleasing materials.
We’re open Saturdays!
We want to complete your job as quickly as possible, so you can start enjoying your new space! For that reason, our team is available every day between Monday and Saturday, to ensure things keep moving at the necessary pace.
Our Service Guarantee
At Radar Landscapes we offer unparalleled levels of customer service to our clients. Our friendly and professional team has built long-lasting relationships with customers in Red Hill and Merricks, and it’s the quality of our work that keeps them coming back whenever they have landscaping needs.
Aside from customer service and the highest quality workmanship, we are a landscaping company committed to offering the most competitive prices. What’s not to love?
The ultimate goal of our landscaping service is to leave you with an outdoor space to be proud of, and that you can continue to enjoy for years to come.
Why Choose Us?
Our diverse expertise is reflected in our diverse portfolio. We have completed projects across all styles from traditional right through to contemporary and ultra-modern. We are equipped to take on any project, no matter what the space or style you’re seeking.
We have thorough knowledge of plants and a superior understanding of materials that you quite literally won’t find anywhere else. With more than seven years of experience, we know instinctively what elements will suit each particular environment, taking into consideration its setting, climate and location.
We refuse to rest on our laurels and to simply stick with the status quo. We love challenging our thinking, and coming up with fresh and innovative ideas. Crucially, we have the people, tools, knowledge and skills to effectively bring these ideas to life.
We take a professional approach at all times, working with you to interpret your vision, and develop a roadmap to ensure it is realised.
From initial concept and design, right through to construction, completion and ongoing maintenance, we offer straightforward advice at every stage, walking you through the process and keeping you fully updated, so you don’t have to worry about a thing!
Design your dream landscape
Whether you know what you’re looking for, or are seeking some ideas and inspiration, a consultation with Radar Landscapes will help you discover what your dream space really looks like, meaning an end result that will exceed all expectations!
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Frequently Asked Questions
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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Looking for a landscaper in Red Hill or Merricks who you can trust to make your outdoor space as beautiful as it can be? Call Radar Landscapes today!
0408 584 835
Monday – Saturday: 8am to 6pm