Integrity, Quality, Detail

Not all things are created equal; this includes landscapes. At Zarcon Landscape we pride ourselves on integrity, quality and craftsmanship in any project we undertake no matter the size or scope. Our team strives for perfection to ensure that no single detail goes unaddressed and installation is completed correctly the first time.  Members of our staff are trained in landscape architecture and  landscape horticulture; each year they continue to pursue continued professional development, certifications and designations to ensure that you, as our clients, receive the highest quality installations using the latest construction techniques, methods and materials.

Our design/build process coupled with detailed planning and scheduling of installation allows for projects to be completed in a timely manner without cost overruns. Throughout the entire construction our team puts a focus on key communications with you to not only keep you updated on details and progress but to respond to questions or concerns.

We strive for client satisfaction, and after installation we stand behind our work with warranties that meet or exceed industry standards providing you with the peace of mind that your investment is protected.  We also offer follow up visits to inspect the site and identify and resolve any potential issues, along with maintenance packages to ensure your landscape is looking its best for years to come.

1. Client Consultation

Meet on site and introduce ourselves to you, providing you with background information on our company, and take a walk through of the site.
Review the design process.
Discuss a “rough” budget and design fees.
Discuss your overall vision including the scope of the project.

2. Design Proposal

The designer will present you with a design proposal agreement to either sign on site or review.
The agreement will outline the scope, deliverables and a design fee.
**With smaller projects an onsite estimate to complete the work maybe provided and for specific large projects a proposal and agreement may be presented to you once completed.**

3. Site Analysis & Planning

Site measurements (including topography), inventory and analysis.
Photograph site for design and referencing.
**On new builds or when the client has hired other professionals to work on site or design plans we typically prefer to work with them beginning in this phase and continue to consult with them as required throughout the design phases.**

4. Conceptual Design

Concept plans and concept 3d visualizations.
Sample photos of materials, plants and features to convey concept.
Revisions until the final concept is created.
Budget review.
**Larger projects and site developments may require several meetings between the conceptual design and the final design including investigation into permits and approvals – smaller projects that do not require permits are often finalized after one design concept meeting.**

5. Final Design & Construction Estimate

Final design development: master plan, 3D visualizations.
Architectural plans, details, specs, engineered drawings (when required) – these drawings are required for construction, accurate estimating and permits.
Planting plan or concept planting plan.
Material specification
If requested accessories specified including: furniture, planters, urns.
Construction estimate presented.
**Should the scope of the final design change prior to construction an adjusted construction estimate will be created and presented.**

6. Pre-Construction

Construction contract drafted, reviewed and signed.
Permits if required.
Construction scheduling and sub-contractor co-ordination as required.
Materials ordered.
Utility locates ordered.

7. Construction

Construction and installation of design.
Regular reviews and status updates to client.
Site foreman and designer available daily to ensure quality installation with high attention to detail.

7. Project Close Out

Final walk through.
Outstanding items finalized.
Final invoicing.
Review of warranty and recommended maintenance
“As built drawings” created if required for utilities/systems.
Professional photography of project.
View our maintenance services ensure your investment stays protected and looking great for years to come.

1. Client Consultation

Meet on site and introduce ourselves to you, providing you with background information on our company, and take a walk through of the site.
Review the design process.
Discuss a “rough” budget and design fees.
Discuss your overall vision including the scope of the project.

2. Design Proposal

The designer will present you with a design proposal agreement to either sign on site or review.
The agreement will outline the scope, deliverables and a design fee.
**With smaller projects an onsite estimate to complete the work maybe provided and for specific large projects a proposal and agreement may be presented to you once completed.**

3. Site Analysis & Planning

Site measurements (including topography), inventory and analysis.
Photograph site for design and referencing.
**On new builds or when the client has hired other professionals to work on site or design plans we typically prefer to work with them beginning in this phase and continue to consult with them as required throughout the design phases.**

4. Conceptual Design

Concept plans and concept 3d visualizations.
Sample photos of materials, plants and features to convey concept.
Revisions until the final concept is created.
Budget review.
**Larger projects and site developments may require several meetings between the conceptual design and the final design including investigation into permits and approvals – smaller projects that do not require permits are often finalized after one design concept meeting.**

5. Final Design & Construction Estimate

Final design development: master plan, 3D visualizations.
Architectural plans, details, specs, engineered drawings (when required) – these drawings are required for construction, accurate estimating and permits.
Planting plan or concept planting plan.
Material specification
If requested accessories specified including: furniture, planters, urns.
Construction estimate presented.
**Should the scope of the final design change prior to construction an adjusted construction estimate will be created and presented.**

6. Pre-Construction

Construction contract drafted, reviewed and signed.
Permits if required.
Construction scheduling and sub-contractor co-ordination as required.
Materials ordered.
Utility locates ordered.

7. Construction

Construction and installation of design.
Regular reviews and status updates to client.
Site foreman and designer available daily to ensure quality installation with high attention to detail.

7. Project Close Out

Final walk through.
Outstanding items finalized.
Final invoicing.
Review of warranty and recommended maintenance
“As built drawings” created if required for utilities/systems.
Professional photography of project.
View our maintenance services ensure your investment stays protected and looking great for years to come.

Landscape Build Features

Total Transformations

Total Transformations

Our team transforms your landscape into beautiful gardens, outdoor living or whatever fits your lifestyle using a combination of our feature services and more.

Gardens & Planting

GARDENS & PLANTING

From annuals to large caliper trees we can work with you to create space using planting for form, functionality or a combination of both; curb appeal planting to extravagant gardens.

Interlock Patios & Walkways

Interlock Patios & Walkways

Whether you are looking for traditional style pavers, slabs that resemble natural stone or a clean modern slab the options are endless for your patio or walkway.

Natural / Armour Stone

Natural / Armour Stone

With a wide variety of uses including small retaining walls, to accents in gardens and features, armour and natural stone takes landscape from ordinary to beyond the ordinary.

Garden & Retaining Walls

Garden & Retaining Walls

Walls can serve a number of purposes that help elevate a landscape. They can be used to retain soil, create grade changes, build planter boxes, and be built free standing to define spaces.

Sod & Lawns

Sod & Lawns

Whether a new build or and existing property in need of a makeover. Our team has installed thousands of square meters of sod. Also the removal of sod, top soil installation, fine grading, sod installation and rolling.

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We Stand Behind Our Work

Upon completion of the landscape installation we stand behind our work with warranties that meet or exceed industry standards.  Client satisfaction and peace of mind is paramount to our team.  Any inquiry, no matter how minor is always addressed with the highest levels of customer service.  Rest assured that in the rare event an issue should arise during the warranty period our team will work diligently and quickly ensure that you the client are satisfied.  Even after the warranty has expired we are there to offer landscape advice and service as required.   To ensure the longevity of your landscape we always recommend one of our maintenance packages that has our team ensuring that your landscape not only looks great for years to come but identifying and resolving anything that could lead to larger problems down the road.

Materials & Techniques

Many of the items that you cannot see are the most critical for any landscape installations longevity. For these reasons and more, we use quality materials and techniques, working and partnering with respected manufacturers, suppliers and industry professionals.

Our team is committed to ongoing professional development.  Our team is always in the pursuit of knowledge within the realm of the landscape, design and construction industry. Throughout the year key team members are working through various seminars, training, courses, exams and more.  These range from the latest offerings in perennials, lighting design and installation, to safe equipment operation and 3D design solutions.

It all starts with great Design