The installation methods we use are of the highest standard, using quality materials and paying attention to the smallest detail. It is the small details that matter to complete your garden. We are very good at the services we provide and our promise to you is the best practices of installation.
With a focus on functionality, aesthetics, and sustainability, our customised garden renovation services enhance the beauty and value of your property. We offer a comprehensive range of services, including layout redesign sketch, plant selection and installation, revitalization of existing features, improved irrigation systems, paving options, simple aesthetic mulching, and much more.
Our team can work with you to create a customized landscape sketch that reflects your style and desires for a landscaped garden. From concept to execution, we prioritize open communication and attention to detail to ensure your landscape becomes a source of pride and joy.
We specialise in landscape construction for residential new builds. Whether you want to maximise your green space with a large array of beautiful lush plants and vast areas of green lawn, or you want to take back your precious time, with more low maintenance paving and concrete centred designs. We are here to make your landscaping wishes a reality.
If you’re ready to enjoy a thriving garden without the hard-work, then it’s time to call 2 Men and a Shovel.
One of the most important, yet overlooked areas of installing a beautiful garden begins with the foundations, in the soil. Ever wonder why one landscape company’s bid may be lower than another? Proper preparation of soil is labour intensive, yet is critical to the health and longevity of your plantings. We achieve this by using expert knowledge to test your soil and determine what is required to create the optimum environment for your plants to thrive. Then add sufficient amounts of organic matter, removing any builders rubble or large rocks and ensuring the texture and ph levels are ideal. This is the process we use every time to ensure your plants live happily ever after.
Choosing the best plants for your landscape design that are low maintenance can save you time and stress later. Incorrect plant choices can mean that the plants are working hard just to survive and you’re working hard just to keep them alive. Your plant choices are your top time and cost savers, so if you want to take a deep dive, check out The Best Low Maintenance Plants for your Landscape Design.
Here’s a quick look at my top three tips to choosing low maintenance plants for your garden are:
Yes, you don’t have to worry about a thing, every plant that we put into the ground comes with a 12 month warranty. 2 Men and a Shovel has full public liability insurance so you have peace of mind.
An irrigation system is a vital component to any low maintenance garden. Choosing the right kind of irrigation that’s both low maintenance and effective is where you need some expert tips (coming right up!). But before we jump into these, take a look at Landscaping Tips for Irrigating a Low Maintenance Garden Design. Irrigation systems are most commonly seen in dripline or sprinkler heads.
Mulch is a material spread around a plant over the soil surface as a protective layer. It’s commonly made from organic materials and is distributed across the soil in a 2-4 inch thickness.
Here are the top eleven reasons landscape gardeners recommend mulching your garden.
Low maintenance lawn care begins with choice of turf at the time of landscape design and construction. There are several main lawn types to choose from so it’s important to pick the one that’s right for you that will give you back your precious time.
When it comes to selling your house you’re always balancing your budget! Chances are you want to make some improvements to get the best sale price for your home, without losing sight of the return on your investment.
The biggest challenge for home owners when doing a pre sale garden makeover is knowing where to spend those precious dollars:
Often landscaping is the last thing you think about, but it can be the greatest return on investment. You can make a big impact with a relatively small budget, and create a wow factor that really improves first impressions with these 4 simple tips.
If your keen to learn more then check out our blog on landscaping and garden makeover tips for selling your property.
Estimates that exceed $2000 total require a 50% deposit payment prior to starting the work.