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    Planting

    We plant spring and fall bulbs, annuals, flowering perennials, shrubs and trees. As well as a variety of borders, ground covers, ornamental grasses, etc.


    We do all the work..!

    We will do the buying of the plants, based on your specific selection of plant materials.

    You just give us a list with the plants you want us to get and the plant's lay out.  We will proceed to purchase the plants, bring them in to your place and then do the planting.

     




     


     


    Do you want to do the buying yourself?

    Then you can get to the store, buy the plants yourself, get them home. We can do all the planting for you.

    As you will buy the materials yourself, we will adjust our rates to reflect only the site preparation and planting.


    Do you need help doing the buying and getting the materials home?

    We offer this service because some customers don't want to miss out on the fun of seeing what's available at the nursery and doing the choosing of the plant materials by themselves.  However, oftentimes they need help with the handling of the plants and soil and they need a truck to take the materials home.


    Shop for the plant materials yourself and we will help you with the handling and deliver them to your place. 

    You can either do the planting yourself or you can have us do the planting.

    Rate: $300.00 per an estimated time of up to 4 hrs. This service includes one service person with a truck, to assist you in handling the materials, taking the materials to your place, bringing the materials down and placing them to the flower beds near by where they will be planted.

    *This rate does not include planting. We can do the planting for you if requested.


    Either way... we will be happy to do work for you around your flower beds...Just let us know you need our help..!

     

    WHAT WE DO

    Using annuals, bulbs and flowering perennials for color

    We rake and prepare your flower beds. If necessary we reduce or trim the existing flower beds vegetation to create areas where we can plant.  And we do the planting, adding some top soil and fertilizer as we plant to have optimum plant development.

    We plant according to what you have in mind for your flower beds. We either do a complete coverage of the flower beds areas or we can do only a partial coverage, creating specific colorful areas.

    We can also use annuals, bulbs or perennials to just create a colorful border along your flower beds.


    Ground covers

    We will use a ground cover type of plant if you wish to have an area of your yard covered with a low maintenance plant material, that will look presentable and deter weeds from taking over.

    We could use Pachysandra, Lily of the valley, or Vinca, etc.  or an interesting combination of them.  If you want to have volume we can use Bishop's Gout Weed (Aegopodium podagraria variegatum), etc. 


    Using shrubs for greenery and fall colors

    In general, we use shrubs and trees for greenery and fall colors, positioned towards the background, in strategic arrangements, or to create a hedge.

    We use annuals for broad area coverage with color and also to create borders, and we use flowering perennials and bulbs as color accent spots in strategic positions and to ad volume and height.

    The possibilities are endless..!

     

    *Average date of last frost in Toronto is April 25

    *Average date of first frost in Toronto is Oct. 15

    *Toronto is located in the zone 6a of the Canadian Plants Hardiness zones.




    Below you can find rate charts to planting of annuals, flowering perennial and bulbs, shrubs, and tree planting. We use a combination of these plant materials, in different quantities, to enhance the look of your flower beds.



    Figure out an approximate price yourself, to have work done by us.

    1. Find out the size of the area that you want planted, in square feet. e.g. you want to plant annuals, to cover 40 sq. ft.

    2. Look at that area coverage size in the Planting annuals, Flowering Perennials and Bulbs for color chart below.
     
    3. Find the rate to plant to cover that many sq. ft. with annuals.


    For planting shrubs and trees use the Planting shrubs and trees for greenery and fall colors chart below. 


    *Please note that rates are for labor and do not include plant materials cost. Plant materials cost is charged extra.





    Do you need help figuring things out?


    Please do not hesitate to email us. We give out free service estimates.  We can pass by and figure out a rate to do work for you.

    Just send in a service estimate request..!


    RATES


    PLANTING ANNUALS, BULBS and
    FLOWERING PERENNIALS
    FOR COLOR

    Plant materials not included








    Coverage
    sq. ft.

    Annuals
    &
    Perennials

    Planted
    10" apart


    # annuals or
    perennials
    planted

    Bulbs
     


    Planted
      4" apart


    # bulbs
    planted
    RATE
     Plants not
    included
    10 sq. ft. 15 90  $120.00
    20 sq. ft. 30 180 $180.00
    30 sq. ft 45 270  $240.00
    40. sq. ft. 60 360 $300.00
    50 sq. ft. 75 450 $360.00
    60 sq. ft. 90 540  $420.00
    70 sq. ft. 105 630 $480.00
    80 sq. ft. 120 720 $540.00
    90 sq. ft. 135 810  $600.00
    100 sq. ft. 150 900  $660.00
    110 sq. ft. 165 990 $720.00
    120 sq. ft. 180 1080 $780.00
    130 sq. ft. 195 1170  $840.00
    140 sq. ft. 210 1260  $900.00
    150 sq. ft. 225 1350  $960.00
    160 sq. ft. 240 1440 $1020.00
    170 sq. ft. 255 1530  $1080.00
    180 sq. ft. 270 1620  $1140.00
    190 sq. ft. 285 1710  $1200.00
    200 sq. ft. 300 1800  $1260.00

     


     

    Pictures of Spring bulbs

    (plant spring bulbs in the spring for summer blooming)

    Gladiolus

     

     Pictures of Fall bulbs

    (plant fall bulbs in the fall for spring blooming) 

    Crocus




    PLANTING SHRUBS AND TREES

    FOR GREENERY AND FALL COLORS

    Plant materials not included

      Shrub Ball Size
    Tree Ball Size
    # of shrubs or trees planted Small 2 L 5 L 24" to 30"
    1 $60.00 $100.00 $200.00 $400.00
    2 $120.00 $200.00 $400.00 $750.00
    3 $180.00 $300.00 $600.00 $1000.00
    4 $240.00 $400.00 $800.00 $1300.00
    5 $300.00 $500.00 $1000.00 $1600.00
    6 $360.00 $600.00 $1200.00 $1900.00
    7 $420.00 $700.00 $1400.00 $2200.00
    8 $480.00 $800.00 $1600.00 $2500.00
    9 $540.00 $900.00 $1800.00 $2800.00
    10 $600.00 $1000.00 $2000.00 $3100.00
    11 $660.00 $1100.00 $2200.00 $3400.00
    12 $720.00 $1200.00 $2400.00 $3700.00


    Shrubs and Trees for Fall colors

    Dwarf burning bush
    Euonymus alatus compactus                                                            
                                               


    Amur Maple

    Acer ginnala

     

    Sugar Maple


    Shrubs and trees for greenery

    Emerald cedars,spireas and a beautiful lawn.

     

     


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