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Sustainable landscape design: what does it mean?

The word “sustainability” may be relatively new, and quite frankly overused, but its underlying ethic has deep roots on the North American continent. Native Americans have historically held to the “seven generations” rule, meaning that all decisions should take into account the impact on seven generations into the future.

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Creating natural looking water features

Your backyard pond can be a source of great pleasure and enjoyment, adding to your landscape what few other features can; including, sound, movement, and wildlife attraction. However, while a water feature has potential to add so much to your landscape, it can be difficult to  make it actually belong with the landscape.

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Rain Gardens: sustainable landscaping

A rain garden is basically an area where water collects and infiltrates on your property, rather than rushing to the municipal storm sewer system. Occasionally, if your soil has good drainage and plants are well established, simply adjusting the landscape so that downspouts and paved surfaces drain into existing gardens is all that’s needed.

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Natural Playground in Guelph

Quiet Nature has completed it’s first natural playground installation. Designed by the landscape architects at Dougan and Associates for First Steps Daycare (Guelph, ON), this playscape includes natural features aimed at triggering a child’s imagination.

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Landscaping Company Goes Electric

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release LANDSCAPE COMPANY GOES ELECTRIC! March 28, 2011 Ayr, ON An innovative local business is making a big difference for our Region’s air quality this season. Quiet Nature Ltd. (formerly Naturally Maintained Ltd.) is leading the way by introducing its zero emission lawn and garden care division. The service will only…

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