About Us

  • Neil Turnbull Ltd established in 1978. Full member CSLA and OALA.
  • Many of our clients and staff have been with us from the beginning.
  • All projects have come to us by referral.

We Endeavour To:

  • Create landscapes with a strong connection to architecture
  • Enhance the cultural and natural ecology of each project.
  • Respond to each site with a sophisticated and subtle horticulture.
  • Design and construct our projects on time and on budget.
  • Maintain our great reputation with exceptional garden maintenance.

Project Locations:

  • Residential: Forest Hill, Rosedale, Yorkville, Bridal Path, York Mills, Riverdale, Moore Park plus other urban sites in Toronto.
  • Rural: Farms and cottages in Caledon, Hockley Valley, Kawartha, Hali burton, Brock and Lake Simcoe.
  • Institutional: The Max Tanenbaum Garden at The Princess Margaret Hospital, The Spiro Family Garden at The Baycrest Centre., The Arthur Meighan Garden at The Stratford Festival Theatre.
  • Beyond: Vancouver BC, Rothsay NB, Lenox MA, Lake Placid NY, Los Angeles CA.

Scope of Work:

  • Earthworks, grading, drainage, soils and retaining walls.
  • Stonework, patios, walkways, stairs and decks.
  • Metalwork, fences, railings, pergolas and furniture.
  • Green roofs and walls, natural swimming pools and ravines.
  • Standard pools, tennis courts and cabanas.
  • Large trees and shrubs, perennial, ornamental and floral gardens.
  • Irrigation, lighting and seasonal urn plantings.

Furniture, Folly and Antiques:

  • Finely crafted garden pavilions, follies, bridges, boardwalks and docks.
  • Custom stone, wooden and concrete buildings.
  • Custom designed fencing, furniture, planters and live-edge tables.
  • Antique garden furniture, urns, fences, gates and sculptures
  • Hedgerow Farm Nursery
  • 100 acre built parkland specimen tree nursery established in 1987
  • Biodynamic and organically certified. • 250,000 trees and shrubs in 600+ varieties.
  • Four-acre heritage peony collection, 300+ varieties.
  • Natural swimming pool system, ponds, wetlands, and aquatic nursery.
  • Dry scree gardens, meadows, green roofs and rockeries.
  • Woodshop, gallery, warehouse and walled garden.