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Making Mardyke…how great parks are created 

Peter O’Toole explains why Mardyke Gardens represents a great example of how to build a great park Wouldn’t it be great if every landscape project we took on went according to [...]

Tree staking: the Basics

How to stake a tree Staking a newly planted tree is necessary to prevent wind rock and unsettling of the roots. Any unsettling can tear roots, slowing down establishment. A [...]

13.5…the magic number for 2014

ALCI President, Peter O’Toole outlines how work undertaken by the association to secure landscape work as part of the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme could have a huge impact for Irish [...]

O’Brien’s put finishing touches to bespoke Malahide project

Our commercial soft landscape team was delighted to be involved in the [...]

Autumn pruning guide

When to prune shrubs Renovate deciduous shrubs between autumn and spring, usually between November and March. How to prune shrubs The aim of most pruning is to keep plants healthy [...]

Autumn lawn care tips

Taking care of your lawn in the Autumn Autumn is the time of year to examine lawns for signs of summer wear-and-tear, and treat if necessary. At this time of year, [...]

O’Briens win coveted Landscape award

We're delighted to announce that we won another coveted award! Beating stiff competition we picked up the overall award for commercial landscape construction (2012) for our work on the Mater [...]

Peter O’Toole becomes ALCI President

We're delighted to announce that Peter O'Toole, a director at Peter O'Brien's Landscaping has been voted in as  ALCI President Peter qualified from the Botanic Gardens Glasnevin  1987 and the [...]

Dividing ornamental grasses…top tips from O’Briens

Lifting and dividing ornamental grasses..top tips from O'Briens Lift grasses from the ground with a spade. Split them using two forks inserted back to back in the centre of the [...]

Spring lawn care tips with O’Briens

Lawns can sometimes seems overwhelming. To help you get a lush green lawn this summer, we've prepared a simple guide below.  Call us if you need help or assistance. Fertilization: [...]

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