Landscaping Company - Parrish, FL
Would you like to add the peace & tranquility of flowing water to your backyard? Need to update your landscape? Maybe add a fire pit or paver patio? How about a complete outdoor living space to get away from it all? Let Backyard Getaway help you enhance your landscape with a one of a kind water feature, Florida friendly landscaping, a patio, fire pit and more. We will create the perfect backyard getaway for you, whether it's a relaxing pond-free waterfall or a pond filled with graceful Koi, a fire pit with seating to roast marshmallows under the stars or a patio to enjoy an afternoon outside with family and friends! Celebrating 10 years in business, Backyard Getaway offers professional and personalized pond design, installation, renovation and maintenance services as well as many other outdoor living services including landscape renovations and maintenance, hardscape installations and more in Manatee, Sarasota and Hardee counties and the Tampa Bay area. Backyard Getaway's water features have been twice featured in Water Garden News' Designer Showcase & in Water Gardening Magazine. We are the proud recipients of the 2013-2014 Outstanding Innovative Project of the Year award from the Sarasota County School District Volunteer & Partnership Program for the Colorfalls Water Feature at Lakeview Elementary, 2014 Best of Houzz Customer Satisfaction award, 2012 MojoPages Best in Landscaping Award and the Manatee Chamber's 2011 Business/Education Partnership award for the donated water feature at Haile Middle School. Backyard Getaway is also a business partner in the Be Floridian Campaign created by the Tampa Bay Estuary Program. As part of the campaign Lisa is one of 25 artists who has painted a plastic flamingo for a traveling exhibit called "The art of being Floridian." Dave is especially proud of his work with local schools, where he donates his time teaching students, hands on, how to create a wildlife habitat or water features. These features become a permanent fixture in the school that the students take pride in maintaining. Be sure to check out our latest school habitat project. In his spare time, Dave has a passion for creating useful and decorative garden art out of re-purposed and recycled items. You can find some of his creations at http://backyardgetawayponds.com/gallery/re-purposed-backyard/ In addition to her work with Backyard Getaway, Lisa is a freelance contributing writer for Sarasota Pet Magazine, Florida Creative Living Magazine and the new LiveLocal! Magazine.
Parrish, FL 34219
|Fort Getaway Renovations|
Several projects including water features, edible landscaping and theme gardens.
Myakka City, FL
|Natural pond waterfall and landscape renovations|
Ongoing projects started 2010 and continue through 2014. Projects included created a flagstone basin for a 6' brass fountain, designed and created a 20'x5' waterfall on a natural pond, installed a pond free water feature adjacent to the waterfall, installed lake fountain and landscape lighting, installed flagstone pathways throughout the garden, installed a paver firepit with rock seating, added rock retaining wall around inside of natural pond...
Myakka City, FL
|Bradenton Koi Pond installation, deck removal, flagstone pathway and paver patio installation|
In 2005 we installed a 4800 gallon Koi pond with a waterfall and raised bog area. The pond is 4' deep with a bottom drain, skimmer, external bio filter and pump filtration system. In 2013 we returned to remove an old deck, install a new paver patio adjacent to the pond and flagstone walkways on both sides of the pond. Completed landscape renovations in the front of the house. We have maintained the pond over the years.
|Boca Grande waterfall/pond renovation|
Renovate existing pond/waterfall that was overrun with plants and roots that had torn through the liner. Waterfall was pushed over from overgrown palm tree. Renovations included: removing all roots, overgrown and prohibited plants, re-shaping the waterfall/stream, mortaring the rocks in place and repair holes in liner.
Boca Grande, FL