We Provide Appealing Alternatives to Traditional Lawns
Cost-effective and environmentally-conscious solutions
A rich lawn of green grass is certainly beautiful, but maintaining a healthy lawn demands a healthy amount of time and costly treatments. From watering your luscious grass to spending hours mowing it, a grass lawn demands your attention. Not to mention, most property owners need to use harmful pesticides and fertilizers to keep grass looking great, causing a ripple effect of negative consequences for the environment. This issue is further complicated by the province-wide pesticide bans enacted in 2012.
Fortunately, there are a number of lawn alternative options that require no chemical treatments and have much lower water needs. Sometimes referred to as "natural landscaping" or "xeriscaping," lawn alternative landscaping often includes elements like decorative grasses, flower and shrub beds, and mulch.
Exploring the Advantages of Lawn Alternatives
A Low Cost Alternative
Save money and time with a beautiful landscape that can increase your curb appeal, while simultaneously reducing maintenance needs. Say goodbye to long landscaping sessions every weekend and enjoy the appeal of a natural landscape that looks fantastic throughout the year.
Versatile and Innovative
Lawn alternative landscapes can easily be scaled to fit the size constraints of any lawn. Furthermore, the many options available to explore make it possible to tailor the plan of the landscape to fit nearly any design sensibility. From colourful gardens to subdued shrub beds with groundcovers, an endless array of factors can influence the look of the final design.
Non-toxic Weed Control
Pesticides are no longer a necessity for your yard with a lawn alternative landscape. Groundcovers spread across the surface of the earth without growing upwards, in turn choking out weeds that could otherwise try to rise up. Mulch plantings can also help keep weeds under control.
Stunning Landscapes & Satisfied Clients
Giving Back to Mother Nature
"I selected Quiet Nature because I liked the artistic style of their landscapes and the concept of a low maintenance, drought-resistant garden. We've been able to give back to mother nature and have a fabulously beautiful backyard!"
The End Result is Beautiful
"We were very pleased with the Butterfly Garden rejuvenation project that Quiet Nature planned and installed for us. The end result is beautiful, within our budget and was created using no power tools."
- Victoria Lant
Northlake Woods School Council; Waterloo, Ontario
A Trusted Local Partner
A quick note about how we do things.
In an effort to keep our overhead to a minimum (and therefore our pricing competitive) we do not provide free estimates.
We do have a pricing page here on our website, and would love to talk with you about your property and discuss ways in which we may be able to help you out.
However there is a consultation fee if you would like to have one of our designers or horticulturalists meet you on your property to start generating ideas and pricing. Thanks.
Our Project Won Three Awards
"Our project won three Landscape Ontario awards! The craftsmanship and quality of our wonderful outdoor living room is superb. Before the project, we rarely spent time outside and now, it’s our second living room!"
- Steven & Donna
We're In Love With Our Gardens
"We chose Quiet Nature because we liked that they care about the environmental footprint they leave behind. We, and our customers, are in love with the new gardens and we would gladly recommend Quiet Nature to anyone."
- Samantha Dion
Cedar House Restaurant; Paris, Ontario
Why Choose Quiet Nature?
We Bring Our Passion to Every Project
Whether you're looking for a home patio redesign, meadowland creation, or a natural swimming pond, we bring our passion for great design and environmentally friendly practices to every project. Let our experienced horticulturists and landscape craftsmen bring your vision to life in an exciting and innovative fashion.
Professional Results without the Pollution
The natural beauty of your landscaping shouldn't infringe on the health of its surroundings. Our zero emission maintenance approach uses "people powered" tools and battery-operated equipment to produce fewer emissions and less noise. We produce professional results and your neighbours will love us!
Experience that Truly Counts
Don't entrust your landscaping project to an amateur, but instead choose to work with award-winning landscape designers. We've had the opportunity to partner with hundreds of local home and business owners to create sensational landscapes that are visually appealing and environmentally sensitive.
View Examples of Our Award-Winning Work
From backyard patios to swimming pools, natural gardens, wildflower meadows and so much more, our commitment to delivering exceptional results makes every project truly special. Our award-winning designs reach far beyond the traditional confines of landscaping, thanks to our dedication to producing work that doesn't compromise on our ideals.
We believe the beauty of our natural world should be available to everyone, and our innovative designs highlight the versatility of sustainable landscaping. It's a unique strategy that has successfully contributed to the creation of some of our area's most impressive residential backyards, low maintenance gardens, and stunning water features.
Take a few moments to explore our previous work and get inspired for your next landscape design project.
Ready to Take Action?
Book your consultation today and let us make your landscape vision a reality.