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Landscape Planning

The Perfect Time for Planning Your Landscape

As the chilly winds of winter sweep across our gardens, it might seem like an odd time to think about landscaping. However, winter presents a unique opportunity for homeowners and landscape designers alike. At Courtland Landscape & Grounds, we believe that the colder months are not just a time for hibernation but an ideal period for planning and preparing your dream landscape. In this post, we’ll explore the benefits of using the winter season as a strategic planning phase for your landscaping projects.

Benefits of Winter Planning:

  1. More Time for Thoughtful Design: In winter, landscape designers are often less occupied with active projects, allowing them more time to dedicate to the planning phase of your project. This means you can expect a more thoughtful, creative, and personalized design process without the rush of peak season.
  2. Ready for Spring Execution: By planning your landscape in winter, you’ll be steps ahead when spring arrives. As soon as the weather warms up, your project can move quickly from blueprint to reality, ensuring that your outdoor spaces are ready to enjoy in the prime seasons.
  3. Budget Management: Winter planning allows you to allocate your budget more effectively. With more time to consider various options and materials, you can make more informed decisions, potentially saving money and avoiding rushed choices.
  4. Identifying Potential Problems: Winter provides a different perspective on your property. It’s easier to spot potential drainage issues or areas that need more insulation from the cold. Addressing these issues in the design phase is more efficient and cost-effective.
  5. Benefit from Dormant Planting: Some plants, when planted in their dormant state during the winter, establish stronger root systems and bloom more vigorously come spring. This strategic planting can lead to a more robust and thriving garden.

Working with Landscape Designers:

At Courtland Landscape & Grounds, our team of experts is ready to collaborate with you during these colder months. We bring our experience, creativity, and passion for landscaping to every project, ensuring that your vision for your outdoor space becomes a reality. Winter is the time to dream big, plan thoroughly, and prepare for a beautiful, blossoming landscape as soon as the warmer weather returns.


Tilllsonburg: 332789 Plank Line, Tillsonburg, ON N4G 4H1

London: 1285 Hubrey Rd Unit 6, London, ON N6N 1E2

Woodstock: 200 Universal Rd, Woodstock, ON N4S 7W3


Courtland is a Landscape & Grounds firm with offices across Southern Ontario. We proudly serve London, Tillsonburg, Woodstock, Ingersoll & Everywhere Inbetween.

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We offer reliable service and quality work with strong emphasis to detail. Our goal is to ensure the complete satisfaction of every client we work with.

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