3 Ways To Use Your Outdoor Space This Winter

Don't let the cold weather stop you from enjoying your backyard!

Time spent in your outdoor space brings family and friends together. In the colder months of the year, we often miss out on enjoying quality time outside – here are a few ways you can utilise your outdoor space in winter.

1. Get the kids together for some winter fun

There’s something magical about lighting sparklers and creating glowing shapes in the dark. Or perhaps sitting around the fire pit roasting some marshmallows? For some family fun, it can be the simple pleasures that have the greatest impact.

2. Pick a sunny day & eat outdoors

A sunny day in the middle of winter can be the perfect time to rug up, lay out a picnic rug and enjoy lunch in a sheltered area of the backyard. Or, if you’ve got a deck or paved area, gather some blankets for your laps and invest in an outdoor gas heater so you can re-create a Sunday summer lunch, but with hot soup & cosy chats.

3. Socialise with some wine & deep conversations

Create a seating areas centred around a fire pit and you’ve got the perfect place for socialising in winter. The warmth of the fire will keep you cosy for hours. Who doesn’t love a glass of wine or hot chocolate with your nearest and dearest?

If you don’t have an outdoor space you can utilise in winter, we can help you create something special that you can enjoy for seasons to come. Fill out our simple enquiry form below or give us a call on (02) 6360 1001 and we can help you get started!

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Excavator & Bobcat Loader Operations

We can take care of all the prep work for your backyard construction and transformation with excavator and bobcat operations. We use an E20 2T Excavator and 110 Tracked Bobcat, and can operate in narrow or tight access.

Bark Blowing

If you need mulch for your garden or soft bark chips for your play area, we can install it in bulk in hard-to-reach places to save you time and money.

Silt Fencing

For effective and simple erosion control on sloped blocks or areas prone to washing away, we do silt fencing with woven fabric and hardwood stakes. You’ll be able to create tiered garden beds easily without worrying about rain washing away plants, soil and mulch or barkchips.

Concreting

There are a lot of concrete options available to match your space – we do colours, stencils, patterns and stains so you can choose something that matches your taste, space and lifestyle.

Garden Edging

For a functional finishing touch that subtly structures your garden, try garden edging. We do steel edging (using mild steel, galvanised steel or Coreten steel), paver edging, spade edging and timber edging.

Lighting & Electrical

Lighting your outdoor space is only limited by your imagination. Lighting can transform an entertaining space and highlight your backyard features. We install high quality lights including dusk to dawn sensors for a space that seamlessly adapts to your lifestyle.

Artificial Turf Prep & Installation

Artificial turf technology has improved significantly, with a large range of realistic turf on the market. We excavate your space, compact the base, install sand and turf for a low maintenance turf option with a range of styles, colours and piles available.

Prepping & Planting Gardens

Can’t get on top of your garden? We can lay down the foundations for your garden to thrive over the long term. We do rotary & ripping hoeing, soil testing & use of organics, gypsum and slow release fertilisers.

Lawn Seeding & Aeration

We seed Fescue, Couch, Rye Grass and Kikuyu lawn. Our Hydroseeding method can assist with rapid growth and long-term establishment.

Water Features

Water features and waterfalls are a beautiful focal point in an outdoor space, bringing tranquility to a backyard. We create in-ground and above ground water features and ponds using stone, concrete, stainless steel & copper.

Fences

To enclose your yard or pool, we specialise in timber, post and rail, glass, steel, aluminium, rural and security fencing. Not just for functionality, we pride ourselves in creating fences for aesthetics.

Steel Structures

To give your outdoor space some structure and create rooms in your garden for exploring and entertaining, we do arbors, archways and patios of any size. Choose painted steel for a grand, polished finish or rusted steel for a sophisticated, industrial finish.

Retaining Walls

Our expert team have built thousands of metres of retaining wall for happy homeowners. Using timber, concrete sleepers, stone, stacked block or Bessa block, you can achieve whichever style of wall you have in mind for your backyard transformation.

Decking

If you’ve always dreamed of building your great Australian deck for summer entertaining, we use ModWood Composite, Merbau or Stringy Bark decking to create a perfect pool area, entertaining space or verandah. No job is too hard – we do curved decking and full custom builds.

Paving

Thinking about revamping your pool area, courtyard, garden paths or entryway? We use high quality concrete, plastic, ceramic, clay and stone pavers, laid in expert patterns including herringbone and mosaic styles.

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