Choosing Plants Around Your Pool

Adding the right plants on any pool landscaping design will create that balance of color, structure and texture. Choosing plants from tall trees to evergreens and ornamentals is a key feature if the intention is a visually attractive poolside view and a relaxing, soothing ambiance.

Whether you’re starting from scratch or you just need plants for the final touches, Go Green Landscaping can help you achieve your personal landscape design goals and objectives. Professional consults and on-site assessments are available in Oakville Ontario and other neighboring towns including Milton Ontario and Burlington Ontario. We offer expert advice based on important factors that may affect a certain plant’s growth and specific function. Optimizing the plant’s decorative value and uses is the aim for every pool landscaping project.

Knowing factors such as propagation, growth requirements, climate suitability and zone variances are essential when choosing plants for your pool side and deck areas. This will ensure that you’ll get appropriate plants that will thrive year round with little maintenance required. Complementing these plants to your current landscape theme, hardscape structures and water features are ust as important.

Every project with Go Green Landscaping is carried out with utmost attention to detail. When it comes to the softscaping aspects, every plant is matched with hardscaping elements to guarantee that the final layout and output is functional, attractive and custom-made based on your ideas and specifications.

Choosing plants for your pool landscape project requires the ability to choose according to function visual effectivness. If you want a relaxing and tranquil pool atmosphere, tall trees will provide the much needed shade especially during the height of the summer season. We will pick trees that will grow well with the Ontario weather and ones that do not have invasive roots. A common mistake in backyard pool landscaping is integrating tall trees with strong roots which lead to cracks in concrete pool decks as well as to the pool’s foundation.

If it is privacy you want, our recommendation may include shrubs allowing them to grow in large clusters. With a nice thick foliage pattern, a screen or a hedge is achieved without dealing with pesky invasive roots from tall trees or insects that enjoy certain types of trees. Incorporating vibrant colors is possible as well (eg: lilac and red osier dogwood.)  Our goal is your satisfaction with the perfect pool landscape.

High maintenance plants are ideal for avid gardeners and hobbyists. However, if you’re someone who prefers minimal care, sticking with plant types that do no shed a lot is an ideal option. Evergreens are the perfect plant picks for your pool landscape. Feature dramatic effects with evergreens blended with ferns to create a glossy green foliage display and an exotic look that will immediate catch attention.

Whether you’re subscribing to a specific style, Go Green Landscaping will pick plants that will further enhance your hardscape theme and pool deck look. With endless ideas and options, backyard and commercial pools can be transformed into a romantic, modern or a tropical oasis. Ornamental plants can serve as a focal point or an accent to intensify a more natural look for your modern pool landscape design.

As always you can reach Go Green at (519) 853- 2210.  We provide pool landscaping and plant options for all our clients throughout Milton, Oakville, Georgetown, Burlington and Campbellville Ontario.

Spring Lawn and Garden Maintenance

In early spring it is essential for homeowners, business owners and avid gardeners to begin to prepare their lawns and gardens for the summer ahead.  Go Green Landscaping provides essential spring maintenance tips, advice and service to ensure your property looks great all summer long.  Spring garden preparation should include:

  • defining the garden beds
  • cleaning up winter debris
  • pruning
  • mulching
  • overseeding
  • fertilizing

Proper spring lawn and garden maintenance is extremely important as will create a manageable garden that is easy to maintain throughout the hot summer months.

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