Member Since 2010

Shades of Summer is a specialized, award-winning, residential landscaping company servicing Hamilton and the surrounding area. Like our clients, we have a passion for gardening. Our clients take great pride in their properties and they expect the highest level of professionalism and creativity. By having a team of highly skilled and passionate experts, Shades of Summer earns the complete confidence of our clients. As a result, we are proud to work on some of the most beautiful properties in Ontario. Feel free to contact us to discuss how we can help you create your perfect outdoor oasis.

Services

  • Container Gardening
  • Decks & Fences - All Products
  • Interlocking Paving
  • Water Features

Award Winning Projects

2017 - Water Features  - closeup of the water feature summer 2017
2017
2017 - Residential Construction - $25,000 - $50,000 - new lawn and gardens completed the job
2017
2017 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - overview of backyard. this picture was taken first thing in the morning as the sun breaks through the trees
2017
2017 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - shot taken from upper balcony looking down onto the yard and waterfeature. lots of vibrant colour is pruned and maintained weekly
2017
2017 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - overview of front lawn and gardens
2017
2016 - Residential Construction - $25,000 - $50,000 - taken from the deck looking down to the work completed. Stone pathways take you around the outside of the property  and steps lead to  the two levels of the backyard
2016
2016 - Residential Construction - $50,000 - $100,000 - several differnet Japanese maples were chosen to  make up the planting. A waterfeature is a large part of the tranquility of the backyard
2016
2016 - Residential Construction - $50,000 - $100,000 - 3 years later the over view of the back of the house after construction is complete
2016
2016 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - the lawn is fertilized 4-5 times a year and all weeds are hand pulled or dug out. They clients have two dogs and a service comes twice a week to clean up as well as the homeowners. irrigation is on every night
2016
2015 - Landscape Lighting Design & Installation - Under $10,000 - close up of water feature
2015
2015 - Landscape Lighting Design & Installation - $10,000 - $30,000 - picture taken from uppper deck looking out into the ravine
2015
2015 - Residential Construction - $250,000 - $500,000 - The back yard of this property allows for  seamless integration between the natural forested ravine and the urban landscape
2015
2015 - Residential Construction  - $100,000 - $250,000 - overview of pool area and back yard
2015
2015 - Residential Construction - $10,000 - $25,000 - this photo taken from the street shows the wet creek bed and the new armour stone wall and bridge
2015
2015 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - overview of back yard and gardens
2015
2014 - Landscape Lighting Design & Installation - Under $10,000 - close up of front  of house
2014
2014 - Non-Turf Maintenance  - overview of backyard with  plunge pool
2014
2014 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - the antique light post is a nice feature on the deck.  Sitting on the deck gives this view of the pond and flagstone sitting area.
2014
2014 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - this photo was taken at the end of August  as apposed to  the one of the similar vantage point that was in late june. the hydrangea are in full bloom
2014
2014 - Water Features  - close up of all 4 waterfeatures
2014
2013 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - this is the front yard
2013
2013 - Residential Construction  - $100,000 - $250,000 - the travertine pool deck is soft to  walk on and cool on those hot summer days the cabana  gas fireplace is able to  retain heat in the cabana on the cool morning or chilly nights
2013
2013 - Landscape Lighting Design & Installation - Over $30,000 - the weeping purple beech is a beautiful specimin when lit up
2013
2013 - Non-Turf Maintenance  -  a close up of the gardens
2013
2013 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - as you continue down the front walkway it brings you to  the left side of the house and the first of two maze gardens. This formal garden occured some damage in the spring where approximately 25 boxwoods were replaced in the maze. The maze looked out of sorts for most of the summer until it was sheared 2 days before this picture was taken  and where the clients daughter was married that  weekend.
2013
2012 - Residential Construction - Under $10,000 - the 'stained glass ' hosta adds  a bright colour of yellow to  the garden
2012
2012 - Water Features  - taken during the day with  the natural back  drop  of the cedar hedge
2012
2012 - Landscape Lighting Design & Installation - Over $30,000
2012
2012 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - picture looking  towards back  deck
2012
2011 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - back  patio area
2011
2011 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - looking back  towards pool cabana
2011
2011 - Residential Construction - Under $10,000 - close up   of steps
2011
2011 - Residential Construction - $10,000 - $25,000 - photo taken from pool cabana
2011
2010 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - photo  taken   from  back   door
2010
2010 - Non-Turf Maintenance  -  same  photo as first  but  taken  in august
2010
2010 - Private Residential Maintenance - Under 15,000 sq ft lot size - close  up    of   front  garden   and blue  spruce
2010
2010 - Private Residential Maintenance  - 15,000 sq ft - 1 acre - back  of  property by  glass wall
2010