Cottage Landscaping in Guelph Backyard

Bringing the cottage home™.

Landscapes inspired by nature


Meet Judy & Martin

I am so grateful for the beautiful end product and the respectful engagement in co-creating a design that was ideal for my small city yard. My urban cottage landscape has helped restore an atmosphere and experience  of tranquility bringing back memories of the cottage of my childhood.

I just couldn't be more pleased with the work done to transform my yard!! The team is wonderful, knowledgeable, and hard-working so it was an absolute joy having them around. I've received so many compliments on the results that I highly recommend them.

After a neighbour's removal of many mature trees, we needed help to restore natural beauty to our backyard. They answered our call for help immediately and began work to create a berm and plant a grouping of trees that brought immediate beauty to our urban backyard.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association
International Society of Arboriculture
Landscape Professionals - National Association of
The Julien Project

Urban Cottage Landscapes™ reconnects you with nature by creating a naturally inspired landscape.

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Pocket Woodlands®

1. Immediate Presence

2. Natural and Healthy

We Begin with Design

The foundation of our design is a focus on what makes plants healthy

and grow successfully..

Pocket Woodlands® designs include groups of shrubs and trees planted on a raised bed or berm. This promotes rapid root establishment and plant health.. Our designs are inspired by nature and mimic the way plants and trees live side by side in a natural setting.

An added Benefit is less maintenance so you'll have more time to enjoy your surroundings. Learn More...

Pocket Landscapes® designs fit city homes and budgets of all sizes. Our designs are inspired by nature  and often include elements of the cottage environment such as natural curves, rocks, water features, and native plants.

What is our relationship with trees and how can they help us?

Trees naturally filter the air we breathe, providing a cleaner, fresher air space around our home.

They foster a sense of connection and create an ideal meeting place where we can spend time with others or perhaps enjoy some solitude.


Pocket Woodlands® designs  incorporate cooling shade, dappled light, an overall sense of peace and contentment - a place amidst nature, all within your home in the city!

More and more studies point to the health benefits of trees - mental, emotional and physical. And there is a host of other benefits trees offer us. We count down the TOP 20+ benefits each month in our newsletter.

At the cottage, at home - in the city!

Imagine trees and the natural cottage environment at home, in the city ....the clean feeling in the air as you breathe deeply, a sense of joy and well-being as you look around your home in nature - in the city.

Why Subscribe to our Newsletter?

  • Receive our monthly Newsletter delivered straight to your Inbox.

  • Read our informative Blogs to learn about plant behaviour, how plants support us and how we can help them do their vital job.

  • Count down our TOP 20 benefits of trees!

  • Learn tips for plant health and sustainability.

  • Be first to hear about emerging and exciting new discoveries that can profoundly impact our lives!

BRINGING THE COTTAGE TO Guelph-Wellington, KW, Cambridge, Oakville, and Hamilton.

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