So Green Canada (Landscape Design / Build)

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107-4001 Don Mills Road Toronto ON M2H 3J8
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Carla in Toronto
Carla in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Retaining Wall, Steps and Landscaping

From my initial consultation to the completion of the project, Gus was extremely professional and hard working. From meeting me at the stone yard to select the exact colour, designing a beautiful natural stone retaining wall and suggesting a second set of stairs along the side of the house- he thought of everything. His knowledge of plant/tree varieties was amazing a well and really finished off the landscaping nicely. We are beyond happy with the work that was completed.

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Hi Carla Greg
it was a pleasure working with both of you , you were a big part of the project in selecting colors of the stones for the walls and steps and the coping colors . The project came out beautiful and the plants and planting plan definitely added the up lift and made your front yard corner property looking amazing.
Next spring when the plants and flowers are more established and start to blooming again the house will looks the best in your area . that is a promise . Enjoy the fall /winter . And for sure I will drop by next spring to see how things are coming along , best Gus

Private User
Private User
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Flagstone Steps resurfacing

We have contacted So Green Landscape last year and asked for an estimate on steps resurfacing.
The reason we chose So Green after an initial interview was because they were professional, gave us options on choices of material, but most of all, they were realistic about what was possible and when we would be getting our steps done.
We agreed that the old stones would be removed in the fall beasuse they were loose and presented a danger, and new stones will be put in spring of this year as soon as the weather allowed.
We were contacted in March and the steps were put in less than a week.
We love our new steps and the neighbours are stopping to admire them and asking for So Green's contact number.

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Hi irina

It was a pleasure working with you and mike and I am glad to know that you're loving your front yard main entrance steps and porch natural stone
Hope you enjoy it for years to come and hope this spring and summer will be safe and healthy to you and your family, cheers , Gus

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Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Front and side yard renovations: retaining walls, porch, walkway, driveway

This is our 4th house and let me tell you that Gus and So-Green are the best contractors we have ever worked with... fast, clean, respectful, honest, the work is as planned and on-budget. What else could we ask for? A high high recommendation from us to you.

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Many thanks Jeff for taking the time to write a review about your experience , highly appreciated
It was a pleasure working with you. The project went well , material , colour and the combination of natural and man made stone mix came out very well.

Hope this summer you and your family will have a great quality time around the pool in the back yard and having the side and front completed will definitely compliment it . We all needed a break from This pandemic and lock down
Enjoy your summer , cheers , Gus

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Private User reviews Whitchurch Stouffville, ON
9/10

Front yard, Backyard and porch

My husband and I interviewed several contractors over 2 years but decided to hire Gus. He was very pleasant to deal with and very easy to communicate with. His pricing was not cheaper than the others but he seemed very trustworthy and gave us lots of ideas. The project started and completed on time and the work was excellent. We are very happy with his work. Our front yard is envied by our neighbours and some took his contact info too. Even after a year when I contacted him, he was willing to bring me the armour stones I wanted for the front without hesitation. Would definitely recommend him to others

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Hi Ramesh abd ruby
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your front and back yard project . It's highly appreciated
Yes , you guys worked hard as well with me to select material , texture and colors . And I believe your time spent on doing so paid back with a beautiful front and back yard .
And thank you for naming one of the trees in my daughter name . One day as she grows older I will take here to your house to check on it

Hope you enjoy your project which came in a great time where back yard is the only safe retreat due to the pandemic. Enjoy
Best ,Gus

Royston in Toronto
Royston in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Landscaping quote

I was looking to do a driveway with a permeable paver that hasn't been used much in Toronto, the Ecobloxx. Gus stepped up and did the research and met with the product rep to find out more about the Ecobloxx. He came to the house multiple times to go over the project and explain the pricing, even giving me helpful suggestions to improve the final product.

We didn't end up doing a driveway project as we are waiting until next year when our neighbor does their landscaping work as well. However I'm sure if I did hire Gus he would do a great job as described by the other reviews here. Out of the many landscapers we talked to, Gus seemed the most genuine and helpful.

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Many thanks Roy
Best of luck and stay safe
Gus

Jonathan in Markham
Jonathan in Markham
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Landscaping and sealing

Last fall, we hired Gus for somebody landscaping work and clean up. He and his crew did an excellent job. In addition, we also asked So Green to seal our front yard, walkways and backyard patio stones before the winter.

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Hi Jonathan

Many thanks for writing a review about your experience with our company .
You hired us in 2018 to build , design the back yard , side and front and this year you have hired us to complete what we have started by cleaning and sealing all our hardscape work .
Definitely sealing the patio, sidewalk and front yard have popped out the colours of the selected Melville slabs and gave it more brighter look .
Hope you enjoy it for years to come , best of luck in 2020 .
Gus

Eilonwy Morgan in North York
Eilonwy Morgan in North York
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Delighted with So Green Two times over

Gus and his team have done wonderful landscaping work in both our front and back gardens (two separate projects) at 361 Indian Grove, Toronto. Both were complete rebuilds: masonry, stonework, and plantings. We continue to receive compliments from neighbours and passers-by. Gus gives great attention to detail and quality workmanship. The two projects were completed within timeline and budget.

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Hi Mrs Morgan , Ian

Many thanks for taking the time to review our work on both project . It was great working with both of you on both the front and back yard .
I hope that you enjoy them for years to come and I wish you and all of your family a great a prosperous , healthy new year. Cheers

Terri
Terri
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Driveway

I had someone else put in the apparatus for a heated driveway. Gus did the stonework around my driveway and was also responsible for the asphalt. Very pleased with it now.

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Hi Terry , Ravi
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and glad that the project has been rectified to your liking and hopefully you enjoy it for years to come
Working with other subcontractor on the same job sometimes isn't as easy and challenging . But we always learn as we go

it was a pleasure working with you again enjoy the rest of this summer stay safe , cheers

Shawn in Toronto
Shawn in Toronto
8 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Interlock Driveway and Flagstone Path

After a failed start with a previous contractor that could not get the job done, I put in a lot of research into finding a team that could execute and deliver well. Having an engineering degree, I really put the teams I interview through the paces to determine who would do a quality job for the right price. Gus came through with great communication and details of how he was going to do the job with the high quality I was looking for.

Once the team got working, they continue to impress. Coming in early and leaving late every day to get the job done. As with all jobs, unexpected items can come up, but the team did great to communicate, provide solutions and execute on the plan. The driveway and path look great and I'm sure it will last for many years to come.

Thanks Gus at team!

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Many thanks Shawn it was a pleasure working with you .
your project turned out to be very nice hopefully you enjoyed for years to come have a great winter

CW from Toronto
CW from Toronto
9 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New permeable paver driveway and re-build of front porch

Gus did a great job on a new permeable paver driveway plus re-building the front porch and entrance to our house. Excellent attention to detail and high quality of work. We have got many compliments from neighbours on the obvious quality and style of the completed project.
He was very clear about when he would start the job and how long it would take and Gus and his workers were very respectful of the neighbours while they were working here.
Gus has excellent skills and holds all his crew to high standards. The stonework was done with real artistry and the landscape lighting he recommended and installed is beautiful. We were very pleased with the final project and highly recommend Gus and So Green Canada.

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Hi cam
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your second experience with so green in the front yard and driveway project this year
I am glad that the job turned out to your liking and your contribution along with Claire in selecting the type / Color of material natural and man made has definitely helped in making this project comes beautiful and matching the surrounding and the facade of your house
Hope you enjoy it for years to come and looking forward to hopefully dropping by soon when Claire finishes all the planting in and around the new landing / steps and raised plant bed
Best
Gus Amro

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More about So Green Canada (Landscape Design / Build)

Located in the heart of the city of toronto , So Green is creating one of a kind residential gardens with passion . So Green offers a complete residential landscape design + Build services in toronto and the GTA area.

With over 17+ years of landscape experience and a portfolio of award winning gardens , and a degree in horticulture and agriculture engineering we are dedicated and passionate about creating the elite garden for our clients.

PRODUCTS : Natural stone work ( Retaining walls , flagstone all types -dry and wet(mortar) laid ), planting , Sodding , custom wood work , Night lighting , walkways , driveway , steps , living green walls , green roofs , rainwater harvesting systems

OUR SERVICES : Landscape Design + Build

COMPANIES & BRANDS: Techo-Bloc , Unilock , permacon , Hanson ,oaks , Allan Block , Stone link , and all Natural stone products

SPECIALIZING : Water features ( spill system, water fall, streams , urban style water features) , front yard parking pads , walkway , steps , patio`s using man made stones or natural stones, Living Walls and Green roofs

CATEGORIES
Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs
PRODUCTS
natural and man made stone , plants , lighting , water features , pools ,
SERVICES
design service ,driveway , walkway , retaining walls , water feature all types , ponds , water falls , pools , planting , sodding , night lighting , armor rock retaining walls and accent walls .
STYLES
All landscape designing style , from country style to urban design . contemperary , or muskoka , we do it all
SPECIALITIES
Designing , natural stone retaining walls , patio's ,walkways , porch . Water feature , custom wood work & night lighting , porch and steps facing, planting , grading , selecting and matching right Colours texture of all landscaping elements from hardscape ( stone material - natural and /or man made ) , to the softscape (plant material) . Pools and pool design .
WEBSITE
http://www.sogreen-canada.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2001
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Checks , Cash , Visa , MC & pay pal
MEMBERSHIPS
Landscape ontario 2003 , canadian nursery association 2003 , ICPI 2002 , Green roof for healthy city
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
B.sc In agriculture engineering 1992 -American university
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 years on hardscape elements , and 1 year on plants ( check web site for more details & breack down
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