The nights are drawing in, it’s dark and wet outside. It seems as if the ground has gone to sleep. But there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have a colourful and interesting garden at this time of year. The best time of year for planting shrubs and trees is, surprisingly, during the winter. Plants
Spring is here and we have some exciting new landscaping projects lined up! Over the coming months, we are scheduled to lay patios, transform gardens, build pergolas and outdoor seating areas, and install new driveways for some lovely new clients and one or two returning favourites! As Winter becomes Spring, our thoughts turn to our
Harrell are pleased to announce that we’ve once again achieved accreditation as an Alcumus SafeContractor. Their rigorous Health and Safety requirements help us understand just what is required to stay safe in a busy, potentially dangerous, industry such as ours. Here at Harrell, our workforce is broken up into two departments: Grounds Maintenance, and Landscaping.
Spring is nearly here! Late Winter is a cold yet hopeful time of year. There are more birds singing, the days become longer, and sometimes we even notice our lawns growing...a bit! At Harrell, this is when our grounds maintenance teams begin to look forward to Spring and all its promise. Our gardeners are
If you want to be a successful business, then you need to be a sustainable business. There are no two ways about it in the 21st century, sustainability is crucial and it’s the true marker of a forward thinking business. You only have to take a quick look at the headlines to appreciate the need
As we learn more about the need to protect our planet’s natural resources, an increased awareness of sustainable companies and their importance has been building. Meanwhile, the demand for attractively designed gardens and green spaces has seen a similar surge in popularity. Accordingly, there has been an upswing in the popularity of sustainable landscaping companies.
We live in an environmentally aware age and, therefore, it’s important that we start this awareness at home. Believe it or not, but your garden is an incredibly diverse ecosystem. But it needs the correct care and attention for it to thrive and be eco-friendly. Gardens, however, are very demanding. Accordingly, it’s difficult to maintain
Many people underestimate the impact that a good driveway can have on their property. After all, a driveway provides the initial introduction to your home, so it’s crucial you transmit the perfect first impression. But, with a number of driveway surface options available, this is far from easy. Nonetheless, by taking your budget and the
One of the simplest and most satisfying pleasures in life is planting a tree. But, in order for your tree to grow successfully, it needs to be planted correctly. A tree which hasn’t been planted with care and attention is one that will struggle to thrive in its environment. And you want your tree to
As the digital age stretches out in front of us, it feels as though life is getting busier and more stressful. As a result, people are looking for a way to reduce this stress. And one of the best ways to achieve this is with an outside space. But there’s more to outside spaces than