Swimming Pool Water Testing Requirements

swimming pool water testing requirements

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QG2RgbvcRV8/VTvE0A_gGWI/AAAAAAABLLA/0pEUfzjPG38/10252006_10152785466129751_8029902164301155519_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-kX4_WBAeIzU/VTomO-24gwI/AAAAAAABK44/2HNYwYAcorI/10463656_791593187527743_1350105592258754667_o.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-DB-uRGRljcA/VTk_f9dPYSI/AAAAAAABKaM/vPUSH19ek8k/1017592_379789605453850_1105020722_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-VC9Oi-FJEIQ/VTfz8KDRU2I/AAAAAAABJ5o/_sEDMgq8WDs/559793_636209793088884_195323722_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-z4Knq63McdE/VTfxyl_aVtI/AAAAAAABJ4U/C2aMjpr6Ilg/536228_629158853771677_879476925_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

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 Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is associated with copper toxicity! Copper imbalance is present in most female organ conditions & can be seen on Hair Tests. Common causes of copper imbalance include:<br /><br />1) Stress: This can affect the adrenal glands, which can then lower Zinc. Copper starts to build up in the body when zinc is deficient, since copper and zinc are antagonists.<br /><br />2) Birth Control Pills, Patches, & Intra-Uterine devices<br /><br />3) A Widespread Zinc Deficiency in our Foods<br /><br />4) Slow Oxidation Rate on a Hair Analysis, especially Adrenal Exhaustion. Adrenal Exhaustion is a health condition I had for many years and was able to heal it through Hair Analysis & Nutritional Balancing.<br /><br />5) Vegetarian Diets: These are high in Copper and low in Zinc.<br /><br />6) Congenital High Copper: Excessive copper can be passed on from mother to child.<br /><br />7) Other sources of Copper: swimming pools & hot tubs treated with copper algicides, pesticides, fungicides, water pipes, & more!<br /><br />Follow Us:  https://plus.google.com/b/100219194778001491778/+Perfecthealthconsultingservices
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Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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Once you have checked your pool for leaks and have the chemicals in order, it's just as important to maintain its upkeep. If you don't have a pool service, devote time every week to a thorough cleaning of the pool, which involves netting out the debris, vacuuming, brushing the pool down, emptying the skimmer and pump baskets, and chemically treating the water. A great helper is an automatic pool cleaner. Most likely your pool pump runs all year, so maintenance on it should be ongoing. Inspect the strainer basket regularly for cracks, which can let debris pass through. It is also important to maintain the chemical balance in addition to cleaning filters every few months depending on the filter size and environmental surroundings. Finally, have the tile cleaned of the heavy calcium build up every few years. Algae sometimes grows underneath the scale and can cause problems in the pool.
The best thing to do to solve the majority of problems are:
- Keep fresh water in the pool
- Make sure filters are clean
- Make sure there is good water circulation in the pool
- Chemicals are balanced
- Run the filter for a long period of time in higher speed if you have a variable or dual speed motor.">Oro Valley Real Estate www.orovalleyrealestate.com Swimming Pool Tips<br />It's that time of year again - time to get the pool in shape for the summer season! Below are some quick tips to help ensure that your swim season gets off to a great start.<br />Look around and check for signs of leaks in the plumbing, wetness around the pump motor or on the concrete pad. Also make sure you have good circulation of water in your pump basket - it should be filled with water. Then, test your wa...ter for the level of total dissolved solids (TDS), such as calcium, in the water to determine whether you need to drain and refill your pool. Arizona's water is so Once you have checked your pool for leaks and have the chemicals in order, it's just as important to maintain its upkeep. If you don't have a pool service, devote time every week to a thorough cleaning of the pool, which involves netting out the debris, vacuuming, brushing the pool down, emptying the skimmer and pump baskets, and chemically treating the water. A great helper is an automatic pool cleaner. Most likely your pool pump runs all year, so maintenance on it should be ongoing. Inspect the strainer basket regularly for cracks, which can let debris pass through. It is also important to maintain the chemical balance in addition to cleaning filters every few months depending on the filter size and environmental surroundings. Finally, have the tile cleaned of the heavy calcium build up every few years. Algae sometimes grows underneath the scale and can cause problems in the pool.
The best thing to do to solve the majority of problems are:
- Keep fresh water in the pool
- Make sure filters are clean
- Make sure there is good water circulation in the pool
- Chemicals are balanced
- Run the filter for a long period of time in higher speed if you have a variable or dual speed motor." src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qFDJGxs7j8A/VTAuZnQ7E6I/AAAAAAAAT34/ziTqF-XRPwU/a3.jpg" width="100" height="100" />
Once you have checked your pool for leaks and have the chemicals in order, it's just as important to maintain its upkeep. If you don't have a pool service, devote time every week to a thorough cleaning of the pool, which involves netting out the debris, vacuuming, brushing the pool down, emptying the skimmer and pump baskets, and chemically treating the water. A great helper is an automatic pool cleaner. Most likely your pool pump runs all year, so maintenance on it should be ongoing. Inspect the strainer basket regularly for cracks, which can let debris pass through. It is also important to maintain the chemical balance in addition to cleaning filters every few months depending on the filter size and environmental surroundings. Finally, have the tile cleaned of the heavy calcium build up every few years. Algae sometimes grows underneath the scale and can cause problems in the pool.
The best thing to do to solve the majority of problems are:
- Keep fresh water in the pool
- Make sure filters are clean
- Make sure there is good water circulation in the pool
- Chemicals are balanced
- Run the filter for a long period of time in higher speed if you have a variable or dual speed motor.">Oro Valley Real Estate www.orovalleyrealestate.com Swimming Pool Tips<br />It's that time of year again - time to get the pool in shape for the summer season! Below are some quick tips to help ensure that your swim season gets off to a great start.<br />Look around and check for signs of leaks in the plumbing, wetness around the pump motor or on the concrete pad. Also make sure you have good circulation of water in your pump basket - it should be filled with water. Then, test your wa...ter for the level of total dissolved solids (TDS), such as calcium, in the water to determine whether you need to drain and refill your pool. Arizona's water is so Once you have checked your pool for leaks and have the chemicals in order, it's just as important to maintain its upkeep. If you don't have a pool service, devote time every week to a thorough cleaning of the pool, which involves netting out the debris, vacuuming, brushing the pool down, emptying the skimmer and pump baskets, and chemically treating the water. A great helper is an automatic pool cleaner. Most likely your pool pump runs all year, so maintenance on it should be ongoing. Inspect the strainer basket regularly for cracks, which can let debris pass through. It is also important to maintain the chemical balance in addition to cleaning filters every few months depending on the filter size and environmental surroundings. Finally, have the tile cleaned of the heavy calcium build up every few years. Algae sometimes grows underneath the scale and can cause problems in the pool.
The best thing to do to solve the majority of problems are:
- Keep fresh water in the pool
- Make sure filters are clean
- Make sure there is good water circulation in the pool
- Chemicals are balanced
- Run the filter for a long period of time in higher speed if you have a variable or dual speed motor." src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--GZ82Ek3fGw/VTAuM2DhPkI/AAAAAAAAT3U/OrFxAnQeMWM/a4.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ksYL8DkSdN8/VTAlR_VUHwI/AAAAAAABHws/9mGoIlpLOgA/1276820_627597540605584_1403990060_o.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-U2d0HbhJdps/VS9CAuCInJI/AAAAAAABHGI/rSBe5s_i6io/1240080_564815596887846_895660372_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Ig2bxks5q24/VS31zH6I-5I/AAAAAAABGv0/joag4fvyTBs/1012178_482038128545291_1039803693_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SrEywS75Ruo/VStJQ0FKiaI/AAAAAAABGFs/biI8DZXZbIo/535817_504620276263637_1084205653_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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Regular checks on the plumbing in your home.<br /><br />Unnoticed leaks from plumbing fixtures and fittings can cause serious damage to your homes’ fabric and structure. They can also provide ideal environments where moulds that are harmful to health can grow.<br /><br />Most leaks are obvious, like a dripping tap or a storage tank overflow. Others, which produce a slow water release over time, can cause serious damage before they are noticed.<br /><br />A regular inspection of the plumbing in your home will help to identify problems early and allow you to deal with them before they cause expensive damage.<br /><br />Look for curled flooring surfaces, loose tiles, flaking paint, mould growth and staining around plumbing areas. These are often good indicators that water is escaping and penetrating surfaces. In the bathroom, examine shower doors for signs of gasket or sealant damage. Shower trays are often made from flexible materials and are prone to developing cracks or sealant damage around the edges. Obtain a test plug and insert it into the shower drain point. Half fill the shower tray with water and then monitor any fall in the water level. If the level drops, consider getting the tray and drain checked.<br /><br />Check around and in the cupboard beneath sink basins and units. Look for staining where water has run down the back of the unit. This might indicate worn seals. Reseal if required. Check for water pooling beneath sink drains, which could indicate that plumbing joints require tightening.<br /><br />Take a piece of dry tissue paper and rub it over radiator valves and fittings. If any produce a wet patch on the tissue, try tightening the joints with a spanner. Don’t forget to use a second spanner or wrench to prevent the plumbing joints from fracturing as you tighten.<br /><br />Check your boiler's pressure release valve. Occasionally these can operate and then remain stuck in the open position.<br /><br />If you have a water meter, turn off all the water outlets in your home and take a reading from the meter. Return an hour or so later and see whether the reading is greater. If it is, you probably have a leak somewhere in the system. If you have already carried out visual checks in your home and not found evidence of a leak, you may need to call out a professional to undertake further investigations.<br /><br />Condensation formation on cold water pipes and the resulting water pooling beneath them can sometimes be wrongly attributed to a water leak. However, the pools of water can cause the same extensive damage as a slow leak. Consider insulating cold water pipes if condensation forming on them is a problem.<br /><br />Regular inspection and prompt action on inconspicuous plumbing leaks will prevent small plumbing problems from developing into major ones.<br /><br /><br /><br />Combico Heating.<br />Gas heating and appliance installation.<br />Service & same day repair.<br /><br />http://www.combico.co.uk<br />Tel: Bolton 01204 326117<br />enquiries@combico.co.uk<br /><br />image credit:<br />tsubasuke5<br />https://www.flickr.com/photos/tabitha0921/

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" src="http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-k2KQEFARr4A/VSS-Y9goguI/AAAAAAABDig/SSAPGV-EdLc/10152440_582664495163183_152869909461108920_n.jpg" width="100" height="100" />

Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design">BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE


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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" width="100"/>

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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE


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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE






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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE


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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" width="100"/>

BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE






- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping proje...

 
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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE


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BUILDING GARDENS IN ALGARVE<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />- Supervision is provided during each stage of a landscaping project with constant communication between our project<br />manager, client , architect and builder ensuring that nothing is missed and the overall project is a success.<br />- Personal consultations are available for various reasons after which, a detailed report will be provided outlining any<br />“cause affect and remedy”.<br />- Garden and pool reviews.<br />- Irrigation functionality reports.<br />- Plant care/ planting solutions.<br />- Plant and tree diagnostics.<br />- Advice on tree pruning.<br />- Quick solutions and tips.<br />- One-off and seasonal project help.<br />- Advice on use of chemicals and sprays / Application.<br />- Higher level consultation and advising to existing gardeners.<br />Designing a garden is much like designing a house. The time and effort invested early on will be rewarded when the<br />project starts to grow.<br /><br />The first stage is a site visit. Notes, photographs and a detailed brief are taken as reference material. Client priorities,<br />deadlines, budgets, practicalities and the feasibility of the site are all taken into consideration.<br /><br />Clients will be asked to consider:<br />- Preferred style I Mediterranean I Low Water Consumption I Contemporary I Country Quinta Gardens<br />- The importance of a low maintenance garden<br />- Whether outdoor space is to be an extension of the living space<br />- Garden functionality such as space for; tree houses and playgrounds, cooking and entertaining, relaxation and exercise<br />- Inclusion of any special features such as artwork, water features, pots, walkways, bridges, pergolas and sundown decks<br /><br />The second stage: A hand drawn plan of the project is supplied for discussion along with mood boards showing coloured<br />planting suggestions and an itemised estimate of the costs.<br /><br />The third stage: includes a 3D perspective of the overall design which will elaborate on the designs shape and materials.<br />Once the final plan and costs are approved work can start.<br /><br />On average it takes 2-3 weeks from client brief to creation of drawings and estimate.<br /><br />Hard landscaping starts with contouring and preparation of the land ready for the application of topsoil to achieve the<br />correct levels.<br /><br />Major features such as pathways, drives, terraces, fences, walls and steps, lakes and banks are then put into place. After this, more ornamental features are constructed such as; rockeries, water features, decking, pergolas and trellis’ using both traditional and modern materials. Once this is complete networks for irrigation and lighting are installed and finally, vital elements such as Soft Landscaping can commence with the laying of lawns and planting.<br /><br />Walls & Steps<br />Walls & Steps - Changes in levels can be accommodated to create a feature, using walls and<br />steps with a choice of stone and planting to enhance them. Walls play an integral part in creating<br />the shape of a garden, whether retaining walls, terraces, or boundary walls. They are useful to<br />save space and utilise difficult areas by bringing them into the garden as a functional aspect.<br /><br />rockeries<br />Rockeries - Rockeries are an attractive and informal alternative to stone clad and concrete walls, they offer the opportunity to soften and enhance a both an open terraced garden.<br /><br />Wood & Pergolas<br />Wood – Pergolas / Trellis / Decking - Like stone, wood is another valuable material used in<br />the garden. Features such as planters, pergolas, gazebos, trellis and decking can all be made to a<br />variety of finishes and styles in keeping with the overall garden design.<br /><br />Soft landscaping comprises the essential components which complete your garden, including soil preparation, importation of topsoil, tree bark and gravel, ducting for lighting and irrigation, laying of a lawn with turfs (or seeding a lawn) and the definitive planting of flowers, shrubs and trees of all sizes.<br /><br />Garden and Planting styles may vary from Modern and Contemporary, Mediterranean Dry Gardens through to lush Traditional Gardens. A Clients wishes and budget are considered at every stage along with the maturity of planting, including specimen plants to produce a sought- after garden<br /><br />Systems are designed to a measured layout of your garden, lawns and planting - enabling us to maximize the distribution of water but minimizing the consumption. An initial site survey will confirm which areas need irrigation, the types of shrubs and plants to be irrigated, water quality and any particular obstacles to installation.<br /><br />Lawn areas are analysed separately to ensure sufficient overlap of spray units. From this, plans are produced to show the most efficient irrigation network and the size, number and type of automated controllers, electro valves and sprinklers required.<br /><br />If an irrigation system was not installed when a garden was created, it is not too late! Arquiscape can plan and install a complete irrigation system – or re- install it in phases – even in a mature garden.<br /><br />Improve the look and atmosphere of your garden and property at night time and create a safe and accessible environment. Arquiscape design personalized lighting plans which allow you to relax , enjoy and show off the beauty of your garden after dark whilst you entertain.<br /><br />Lighting can be as minimal as an illuminated pathway or the spotlighting of favourite specimen trees and shrubs. Lighting can also dramatize and accentuate focal points such as trees, pools, fountains and masonry within your garden.<br /><br />All gardens – of whatever size and complexity – require regular garden maintenance to keep them healthy and looking at their<br />best so that they reach maturity. Arquiscape offer a
Gardens have scheduled maintenance once or twice a week dependent on individual needs and seasonal requirements,
continuing throughout the year. During peak seasons Arquiscape understands the need for flexibility with their visits and will
accommodate client and guest arrivals, departures, entertaining, and events.

For a clients peace of mind, yearly overviews and cost plans are created and followed for each of our gardens.
If requested clients may also receive a monthly summary and update of their gardens progress, complimented with photos,
this is sent by email.

Call out services are available for any unforeseen emergencies subject to a call-out fee.

Weekly maintenance can encompass the following:
- Mowing of lawns
- Husbandary lawn care (i.e. weeding / pest control)
- Irrigation checks and maintenance
- Weeding of planting beds
- Check and control of pests and diseases
- Pruning and shaping of plants
- Hedge trimming
- Calçada weeding and sweeping
- blow-cleaning of terrace areas
- Cleaning and care of all vases, pots and dishes

Additional maintenance can encompass:
- Lawn Husbandry - revitalisation, plugging, scarification, fertilisation and treatment of pests
- Lawn caterpillar treatments
- Fertilisers, herbicide and insecticide treatments and specialist pest and disease treatments
- Tree pruning and specialist pine tree cleaning and caterpillar treatments
- Removal of garden rubbish

If extra work is required a quotation will be supplied for client approval before work is carried out.

Pool maintenance will encompass the following:
- Checking and re-balancing of chemicals *once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer if there is a high
volume of usage/guests
- Cleaning / vacuuming of the swimming pool
- Emptying the skimmer and pump baskets
- Checking the pump operation – correctly setting the timer in accordance with usage
- Switching on and off for pool heating requirements
- Performing any necessary maintenance as required such as sand filter servicing, pump reconditioning, filtration system
repairs, leak investigation and repairs, emergency water analysis and shock treatments
- Pool opening and winter pool closing

Publicado 2nd March por Ecossistemas , Arqª. Paisagística e Jardinagem
Etiquetas: algarve all services to building and maitenance and Alentejo centro de jardinagem . garden centre gardens irrigation landscaping and irrigation design" width="100"/>

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