Entries by Okanagan Yard Works

Tips for Landscaping a New Home Build

If you’ve just purchased a new build, you’ll be starting your yard from a clean slate. You may not know what to expect when dealing with a recently excavated area. However, there are a few things to expect that will help ensure whatever landscaping you decide on stands the test of time. Here are a […]

Creating Privacy in your Backyard Oasis

Most of us like our neighbours well enough, but sometimes, you just want to be alone.  Whether it’s a private dinner for two al fresco, or a family barbecue for 20,  there’s no need to feel like you’re in a fish bowl.  If you’ve got privacy issues in your yard, Okanagan Yard Works is here […]

Are you ready to take the plunge?

This is the time of year when many homeowners finally jump in with both feet and decide to install a pool or hot tub in their yard.  Visions of family barbecues, umbrella drinks and casual pool side parties are very exciting for the entire family. There’s a lot more to consider, however, than just the […]

Spring Maintenance Must Do’s

It’s finally here!  Spring is in the air and we couldn’t be happier to see the end of the cold weather.  Now it’s time to take a look around and see what a toll the snow and ice took on the yard.  If you’re looking forward to getting your patio on, it’s important to get […]

Landscaping for Urban (Read: Smaller) Properties

Most discussions on landscaping invoke visions of a sprawling estate with rolling hills, a thicket of trees and winding pathways leading to a perfect oasis.  Not every space is created equal, however, so what about people living in urban or city areas who have considerably less real estate to work with?  Even though your property […]