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Landscaping advice

We’ve put together a useful library of articles that share advice on outdoor renovations and landscaping projects.   However it’s not possible to convey everything on a web-site so please get in touch with us for further advice, assistance or to discuss your project.

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Article - What’s better, artificial grass or real grass?

What’s better, artificial grass or real grass?

With pros and cons for both artificial, and natural lawns, what do homeowners need to consider?

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What’s better, artificial grass or real grass?
Article - Top 4 illegal plants in NZ

Top 4 Illegal Plants in NZ

A number of plants that are illegal to sell, distribute or propagate in New Zealand for various reasons, and some are more common than you may think.

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Top 4 Illegal Plants in NZ
Article - Hampton Style Gardens

Hampton Style Gardens

As said “too much of a good thing is about right”, the same goes for Hampton style gardens.

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Hampton Style Gardens
Article - Top Tips  - Outdoor Pool’s Maintenance

Top Tips - Outdoor Pool's Maintenance

Top tips from Barrier Reef Pools on outdoor pool maintenance, coverings, heat pumps and water care.

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Top Tips - Outdoor Pool's Maintenance
Article - Enhancing Curb Appeal with Horizontal Fencing

Enhancing Curb Appeal with Horizontal Fencing

It’s no wonder that horizontal fences are becoming increasingly popular with their sleek, contemporary aesthetic

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Enhancing Curb Appeal with Horizontal Fencing
Article - Top 5 Pergola Styles in NZ

Top 5 Pergola Styles in New Zealand

A Pergola could be the answer that you are looking for to making your outdoor living and entertaining spaces more usable, welcoming and stylish. Zones has gathered the Top 5 Pergola Styles to help get your ideas flowing for your backyard.

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Top 5 Pergola Styles in New Zealand
Article - Pohutukawa Trees & Rules Around Pruning Them

Pōhutukawa Trees & Rules Around Pruning Them

Always check with your local Zones Landscaping Specialist before cutting down or pruning a Pōhutukawa tree, as it may be protected and therefore may require special permission to remove or prune.

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Pōhutukawa Trees & Rules Around Pruning Them
Article - Plants That Thrive as Mercury Drops in Winter

Plants That Thrive as Mercury Drops in Winter

Don’t hang up your gumboots just yet, in fact, there are lots of plants that bloom throughout winter and many options to create beds of colour and scent as well as edible gardens.

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Plants That Thrive as Mercury Drops in Winter