Jinglepot Landscaping & Irrigation | Nanaimo Landscapers
Creating Beautiful Landscapes in Nanaimo
Bring out the full potential of your outdoor living space with a modern landscape from Jinglepot Landscaping & Irrigation, a small family business based in Nanaimo, BC. We specialize in residential landscape design and installation, hedge/tree pruning, sprinkler repair and garden maintenance. If you are looking for an experienced and dependable landscape contractor for an upcoming project, please give us a call to arrange a free on site consultation.
WHY CHOOSE US?
We make it our goal to leave you with a landscape you can be proud of and enjoy with friends and family for years to come.
Good communication is necessary for a project to be successful. We are easy to get in touch with and make sure the client is 100% clear with everything included in their landscaping project. We are experienced enough to be able to accurately estimate our jobs so when we give you a quote, that will be the final price unless additional work is requested. We know you worked hard for your money and respect the fact that most are trying to stay within a specified budget for their landscape.
Jinglepot Landscaping & Irrigation is a primarily residential service and we enjoy the relationships we build working within the small community of Nanaimo. Establishing a trusted name known for quality and reliability is important to us. Don't hesitate to ask us for references and we can put you in touch with some of our previous clients if you have any questions.
Landscaping services offered in Nanaimo, our service area stretches as far as Ladysmith, Lantzville, Parksville and Qualicum Beach for certain services.
Some of the services we provide are landscaping design and installation, irrigation repairs and maintenance, hedge trimming and pruning, garden maintenance, spring and fall cleanups, flower/shrub planting, mulch, and more. If there is anything else you need just ask.
Lawn mowing and fertilizing is not a service we offer at this time, although we do have a small list of trusted local businesses we work with who we would gladly recommend. Other services we don't currently offer are aeration and de-thatching, tree removal, masonry and concrete work.
Take a look at our PROJECTS page for a frequently updated journal of some of the projects currently underway.
HOW MUCH DOES LANDSCAPING COST?
The amount spent on landscaping in Nanaimo can very greatly depending on property size, access, site conditions and personal taste. The general rule is to install a complete landscape for a new house, 10% of the total house value is what you should be expecting to spend. Now that should include everything including hardscaping like paver patios, shrubs and tree plantings, turf or seed and fences. If you aren't happy with your current landscape and want to start fresh, it might cost a little bit more than if you were starting with a clean slate. Site conditions such as working on bedrock, whether a machine is needed and ease of access such as slopes could also raise the cost of a project. Some areas in Nanaimo can be particularly difficult to work with such as the Hammond bay area, where many houses were build on steep, rocky terrain.
For an average house with new turf (or seed), an irrigation system, mulch or rock beds with modest plantings could be done for about $6,000 on the low end ranging towards $10,000 and up for larger, more complicated designs. This is starting with a fresh slate, if excavation is required to tear out an existing landscape, make sure to consider those costs
Paver patios, retaining walls, water features and other luxuries can significantly raise the cost of your landscaping. You can keep costs down quite a lot by forgoing on these items or keeping those sections of a project smaller. Keep in mind a paver walkway or patio is going to be in the $20 per square foot range whereas the same area with turf will be in the $2.50 per square foot range (including soil and prep).
When considering an irrigation system, it is going to cost more to install in a fully established landscape. If you have purchased a new home it is more efficient to install before any landscaping is done since less trenching needs to be done and there is no lawn or garden to work around and repair after the job is completed. In Nanaimo it is common to encounter very rocky conditions. Recently on a 1 acre property, we removed 4 tonnes of rock just from the trenches that were dug. The most basic irrigation system will cost around $3000 and the average would be $4500-6500. Drips systems for gardens are usually cheaper than lawn areas. An elaborate landscape on a lot larger than 1/3 acre may be more than $10,000 for a complete system. We may be on the more expensive end of irrigation companies but we take our time to ensure everything is done properly and only use the highest quality materials available. There is also a one year warranty on new systems which covers parts, labour and winterization for the first year. If there is a problem with your system you can be sure we will be there evenings or weekends to make sure everything is working for you. We cannot be beat for irrigation service and trust me, even with the best systems there will usually be something that needs to be adjusted and even the best parts can fail.
If you are working within a budget we can provide you with different price points for implementing various materials into your plan. Any project can be completed in phases to fit your financial plan. We would prefer to not cut any corners even at the request of the client, if we can't do a job properly, it needs to be scaled back or not done at all.
It is always smart to get more than one quote when considering a large project. Make sure when you compare quotes that you are comparing apples to apples and that the landscaper isn't cutting any corners on your project. Some may put down 2" of topsoil before seeding/turf when they should be using 4-6". It'a always a good idea to ask for proof of liability insurance as well if hiring a company you haven't dealt with before.