Tricks of the Trade

How-to's and ideas about landscape design, maintenance and construction.


Maintaining the stonework on your patio

Keeping your concrete pavers or natural stonework looking its best.


Decks vs patios – How to choose

The pros and cons to two great features for your backyard.


A comparison of patio surface materials

Limestone, slate, concrete pavers – choose the right stone for your landscape.


Polymeric sand: A secret ingredient for nearly maintenance-free stonework

Weeds growing between paver joints or stones can be a major draw-back to stone surfaces – not with poly-sand!


How to Choose a Winnipeg Landscaping Contractor

A guide to choosing a landscaper for your project... and what you can expect from Earthworks.


Stonework restoration and patio repair

If your driveway or patio is made from concrete pavers, you are in luck – they are one of the easiest construction materials to fix.


Bricks That Adapt to Movement in Winnipeg's Clay Soils

Let's face it, Winnipeg soil shifts around with the changing of seasons. Fortunately, we can do better than cracked-up slabs of concrete.


Forget Trends! Get a Personalized Patio Instead

There are lots of fads to go around, but your patio will outlast them all.


Landscaping Project Survival Check List

Seven tips to make sure any landscaping project ends with smiles all around.


The Pros and Cons of Concrete Paver Patios

Why we love concrete paver bricks and some downsides.


How Much Does a Patio Cost in Winnipeg?

It can be hard to get ballpark price estimates out of landscaping contractors. But here is your guide!


Curb Appeal: Landscaping as an Investment

"How much should I spend on my yard?" The stats may say you should spend quite a lot on landscaping for home value purposes, but the real answer depends on your situation.


8 Mistakes Winnipeg Homeowners Make in Planning Their Landscapes

What not to do when planning your landscape.


Winnipeg Landscape Design... in 3D!

The advantages of 3D modelling design software


Selling Your House? Choose the Projects with the Best Return

Whether you are selling your house this year or twenty years down the road, the right landscaping projects can be a part of the plan to increase the value of your home.


Build It Yourself: A Guide to Paver Patio Construction

A guide to brick patio building for the DIY weekend warrior.


Who Supplies Our Bricks?

We've been working with the same great supplier of concrete pavers since we opened our doors in 1998.

Reviews from Google

Don McLeod

This is our second time using Earthworks, Dwayne always gives you exactly what you want. Fast, efficient, and tidy service. The price quoted is the price invoiced, and the post project maintenanceRead more … is above and beyond. Piece of mind for the next 5 years, if something shifts they will fix it. I won't hesitate to call Dwayne for our next landscaping project.

Steve Ens

On time, on budget as promised. Dwayne and his crew worked hard and left nothing behind. The grass looks great, the deck is amazing. We tested it this weekend with a group of family members,Read more … nobody fell through!

Carl Hrenchuk

Earthworks does a thoroughly professional job from the design stage forward through to the completed project. Super attention to both the look and function of the project, as well as prompt serviceRead more … at the quoted price, supported by a great warranty. Couldn't recommend more highly!

Heather Frayne

Dwayne and crew have given us a beautiful Roman paving stone front and side walkway and parking pad out back. Graceful curves, a perfectionist's attention to technical issues and every minute detail.Read more … On time, on budget. We couldn't be happier.

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