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Our expertise and passion is designing and constructing outdoor spaces that add value to your property and lifestyle.

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What Others Say About Us


Thank you ONE SQUARE RATE - great job done. Workers were above and beyond - even brought my washing in when it started raining. The place looks fantastic - really pleased.


Landscaper, Christchurch
The team at One Square Rate provide a professional and efficient hydroseeding service. We have used their service countless times and have never been disappointed.


Landscaper, Christchurch
One Square Rate is the only company we trust for hydroseeding with a great even strike EVERY time.

Garry and Chris

We didn't think in today's world, contractors with these work ethics still existed. They gave us such great advice. They really do care about the job even when they have finished and moved on. When on-site they were hard-working, professional and just great to have around.


Karl and his team did an excellent job in my garden. It was great to get a professional recommendation on the plants. Very responsive and efficient. I'll definitely use their services again.


Project Manager, Christchurch
I have known Karl, Gareth and the team for a few years now. They are an extremely knowledgeable, honest, reliable, flexible and professional team - I could go on, but if you are looking for adding that extra touch to your landscaping project, contact the team at One Square Rate, you will not be disappointed.

Homes by Parklane

We are so delighted that One Square Rate are on board with us and our clients, helping them to achieve a wonderful, easy care landscape design within budget and also provide an outstanding finished product. Karl and his team are very accommodating and look forward to seeing many more happy customers.


Hughes Developments Ltd
Celia is a landscape architect who we recommend to our new purchasers at Faringdon. We are impressed with her professional approach to working through landscape designs that are of a high standard and at an affordable price. Her friendly and approachable nature makes working with her an enjoyable process.

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m building a new house when’s the best time to see a landscaper?

The earlier in the build process, the better. It means you can begin planning around other trades as well as start to put together a budget. Often when building in subdivisions, developers also require a landscape plan to be submitted for approval prior to a build commencing. 

How much will a landscape plan or planting plan cost?

Plan costs vary hugely depending on what the client wants, the size of the section and many other factors. We are able to give you a definitive cost once we've had an initial conversation with you, and seen your building plans if you're building a new home. For a better idea about the costs involved and the process, read our blog on how much a landscape design costs.

Can I have a low maintenance garden?

Yes. No gardens are zero maintenance, however we have lots of ways to reduce the amount of work involved in keeping them looking nice.

When is the best time of year to carry out landscaping?

Landscaping can be carried out at any time during the year. In summer it is important to have a good water supply, especially when growing a new lawn. In winter things can take longer, depending on the weather.

Hydroseeding or roll-out lawn?

There are pros and cons to each. We can talk to you about which is suitable for your place and provide an expert opinion. We're one of the leading hydroseeders in Christchurch, providing this service for many other landscapers.

Do you build other designers work?

Yes, we are happy to quote and build landscape plans from other landscape design companies.

I know what I want, do I need a landscaping plan?

A landscape plan is a good way to plan your whole landscape project as a whole and give the final result consistency. A landscape architect can also ensure your space is practical and the right plants are put in the right place. If you already have a clear idea of what you want, we offer free quotes.

Can I DIY some or all of my project?

Yes. Our quotes are itemised so if you wish to undertake elements yourself, you are welcome to, however we recommend thinking about access and timing carefully when splitting up a landscaping project into stages.