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Scott in Toronto
Scott in Toronto
1 review Vaughan, ON
10/10

Driveway, front yard and Backyard

We interviewed around 5 contractors for the landscaping work of our front and back yards as well as the driveway. Gus stood out from all of them through his proposal of detailed breakdown of each tasks within this project. He showed us his great knowledge and understanding through various recommendations, which are proven to be total "making sense". His team completed the job exactly as what was designed and we expected with high quality and great details. All my friends love the look and feel of the landscaping. In addition to that, Gus also provided great after sale service. He came to fix some issues came out after the project proactively. He makes sure the dollar you spent on the projects are well worth it. We highly recommend you consider Sogreen for the big project you are going to have for your house.

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Hi Scott , Bruce
It was a pleasure working with you on your front , back and side of the house project . I am so pleased that you to meet you last weekend during my visit to seeing a prospect customer close to your area . The hardscape material selected is looking great after close almost to one year of wrapping this job . The plants they barely start to bloom . For sure when all the plants are in full bloom this summer I will drop by and take a picture for both front and back and add it to our portfolio and to this review .
It was great working with both of you and I hope you enjoy your home outside for years to come .
Have a great summer , Gus

bassima, C. in Toronto
bassima, C. in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
8/10

Retaining wall, plateform to the shed, landscaping.

Started on time; finished on time with an excellent job. Followed exactly the contract there were no unpleasant surprises, headaches or fees. The workers were very professional and pleasant. We were very satisfied with the finished job.

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Hi bassima , Michael
Many thanks for this great review , and thank you for taking the time after almost 2 years or more since we have finish the job.
It Was great working with you and Michael on your backyard , and I'm glad that we were able to transform Almost unuseable backyard to a levelled back yard with lots of green space , a shed area and all this is due to building a Main retaining wall facing the ravine at height close to the existing side walkway height and making it levelled and usable . Hope you enjoy it for years to come . Thank you
Gus
So green

SK Gravelle in Toronto
SK Gravelle in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Backyard entertaining area completed in 2008

The design brief was to create an entertaining area for 8 people. Go Green designed a sophisticated 20x20 foot area with ewe, boxwood and existing cedars defining the space. A river birch was added along with curbing, pea gravel and staggered stepping stones. They created a stunning oasis in my backyard just steps from Bloor Street that still looks great 20 years later!

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Hi sue
Many thanks for taking the time for a great review , wawoo time flies fast , I cannot imagine that its has been almost 10 years now since we have designed and build your back yard , it feels like yesterday , time is flying fast .i am glad that after so many years you still enjoying your back yard , and for sure this summer I will plan on dropping by and checking it out and take few photos to add to our portfolio of photos .
I wish you a great warm winter , and look forward to seeing you this spring . Cheers

Jonathan in Markham
Jonathan in Markham
2 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Interlock front, side and backyard with retaining wall, plus landscaping

Gus and his team did professional job within budget with beautiful workmanship. Their work included excavating and replacing previous patio stones. In addition to installing new interlocks in the front, side and backyard patio, Gus also put up a retaining wall with a water management system. Final touches include some landscaping work as well as fence repairs.

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Hi Jonathan
It was a great Pleasure working with you and your wife on your back your project . We worked both on every step entailed in this project From designing to Material selection at the stone yard , to construction for making this project a successful project .
I am glad that your back yard patio ,retaining walls, landing and steps and planting have transformed your back yard to a beautiful living area . I know that last year you didn't have the chance To enjoy it since it was almost mid fall when the project was completed . I Wish this coming spring and summer you will have ample time for you and family to enjoy your backyard. Best wishes this year
Gus , so green

Rev1 in Toronto
Rev1 in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Landscape design

Removal of old patio stones -replacement with new stones and anew design- levelling and grading as well as removal of tree stumps- designed new pattern of large and smaller stones

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Hi Peter
Many thanks for taking the time for writing s review
Have a great year
Gus

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Backyard landscaping

Professional, reliable, great design, beautiful visuals from every sight line. He maximized the function, the space, and the aesthetic. We can recommend Gus and his team without any hesitation . His designs are inventive, creative, and outstanding.

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Hi Michel , Jian

Many thanks for taking the time to write this great review ,The years do pass by fast it feels like yesterday. I remember our initial meeting when we all started putting this project together , gathering the information from you in regards to your wish list, needs , privacy , featured required , Material selection ,as well to having your house and back yard facing a beautiful conservation area and not blocking this natural view and beauty . It was a very challenging job and I keep telling my new prospective customer that a good design and great project comes to reality
*( Alive) only if the customer helps and work closely with his/her designer during all phases of the project from design , execution , planting , material selection , outdoor furniture....etc. And you and Jian were those customers . It was a pleasure working with you on all phases of this amazing project.
I do recall one small part of this project when we tried out sourcing the bamboo and we couldn't find any supplier close by and one day during the project you and jain found a supplier somewhere in Cambridge , Burlington ...!, and you came to me saying hey gus we found a supplier however , we will need a long van or vehicle to get them to site. And I recall you wanted to hand select them one by one and not have the supplier deliver them randomly. So we decided to empty the tools out one of our van and have you both drive out west to get those Bamboo. That day made me realize that being a good landscape design/build is important , but what makes the project even better is having a meticulous customer that cares about the slightest details , colors and all elements of the project to blend together well..... and that's all because of you ... thank you .
Best wishes in 2018, cheers

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Landscaping lighting etc

It is a excellent job , and it is the third time I am using this company

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Hi Cynthia

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review
Hope you enjoy your front yard in Richmond hill for years to come .
It was a great pleasure to work with you on the water fall project years ago in Keswick, and complete project front and back yard in new market .
I hope you enjoy them for years to come
Gus

A customer
A customer
2 reviews Toronto, ON
9/10

Front and backyard redone

By and large the work was excellent in redoing our yards. Materials used were of much higher quality than what other landscapers proposed using for roughly the same quote. The ultimate design suited us well. A few small elements were able to be refined with some responsive back and forth over email. A little more care with impact of work on neighbours' property and parking is something to look out for in the future. Some minor details needed addressing after the work was finished, and we had some shifting with the gate coming out of alignment, but this was readily fixed under warranty a year and a half later.

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Hi Maria , jack

Thanks for taking the time in writing a review , it's very highly appreciated, and thank you as well for pointing out on the things that we should watch out in the future jobs . especially in tight areas and small backyards and houses that are very close to each other's and the laneway is shared by all the neighbours around .
We at so green stand behind our warrantee and we always come back and try to correct if needed correction , within the timeline of the set warranty as per our contract and estimate ,and this is what differentiate us from our competitors
Hope this spring you and Jack will have a great time to enjoy and finish planting whatever you missed from last year! I'm sure it's gonna look beautiful when the back yard is in full bloom. please invite me when it's in full-bloom this summer so i can take few pictures to add them in our gallery , and portfolio . It was a pleasure working with you and we look forward to working with you in the future .

Best regards
Gus

M. a.
M. a.
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Landscape Design, Build.

Gus and his team designed a beautiful plan for our backyard. The project took 2 months and all went very well.
We had a deck, stone patio and wall with gas fireplace, waterfall and plants and shrubs put in.
We also had the sides and front of the house touched up.
Also, lighting was put in place in the front and back.
We were very pleased with the outcome and friends and neighbours were in awe when they first saw the finished product.
We were entered into Landscape Ontario's Gala Awards in 2014 and Gus won in the category that he entered our property in.
We would highly recommend him to anyone.

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Hi Michel Jian

Thank you for the great review did you have posted on HomeStars ,I really do appreciate it very much , knowing that this job has been finished almost around five or six years ago if I recall .
We both work hard on the design and we were very careful with all the elements involved (the water feature, fireplace , the niche and the deck ) taking privacy as one of the essential issues .

I'm glad that you and your friends and your neighbours are enjoying your landscaping project especially the backyard , I'm sure you're eager and waiting for the spring to come to hopefully start enjoying it again . if I ever been in the neighbourhood I will drop by and say hello ,wish you the best of the spring and the summer I look forward talking to you soon.
Best regards
Gus

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More about So Green Canada (Landscape Design / Build)

Located in the heart of the city of toronto , So Green is creating one of a kind residential gardens with passion . So Green offers a complete residential landscape design + Build services in toronto and the GTA area.

With over 10 years of landscape experience and a portfolio of award winning gardens , and a degree in horticulture and agriculture engineering we are dedicated and passionate about creating the elite garden for our clients.

PRODUCTS : Natural stone work ( Retaining walls , flagstone all types -dry and wet(mortar) laid ), planting , Sodding , custom wood work , Night lighting , walkways , driveway , steps , living green walls , green roofs , rainwater harvesting systems

OUR SERVICES : Landscape Design + Build

COMPANIES & BRANDS: Techo-Bloc , Unilock , permacon , Hanson ,oaks , Allan Block , Stone link , and all Natural stone products

SPECIALIZING : Water features ( spill system, water fall, streams , urban style water features) , front yard parking pads , walkway , steps , patio`s using man made stones or natural stones, Living Walls and Green roofs

CATEGORIES
Interlocking Stone, Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors & Designers, and Landscape Lighting
PRODUCTS
natural and man made stone , plants , lighting , water features , pools ,
SERVICES
design service ,driveway , walkway , retaining walls , water feature all types , ponds , water falls , pools , planting , sodding , night lighting , armor rock retaining walls and accent walls .
STYLES
All landscape designing style , from country style to urban design . contemperary , or muskoka , we do it all
SPECIALITIES
Designing , natural stone retaining walls , patio's ,walkways , porch . Water feature , custom wood work & night lighting , porch and steps facing, planting , grading , selecting and matching right Colours texture of all landscaping elements from hardscape ( stone material - natural and /or man made ) , to the softscape (plant material) . Pools and pool design .
WEBSITE
http://www.so-greencanada.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2001
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
5
PAYMENT METHOD
Checks , Cash , Visa , MC & pay pal
MEMBERSHIPS
Landscape ontario 2003 , canadian nursery association 2003 , ICPI 2002 , Green roof for healthy city
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
B.sc In agriculture engineering 1992 -American university
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
5000 $
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 years on hardscape elements , and 1 year on plants ( check web site for more details & breack down
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