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Maroondah Landscapes – delivering professional landscape design and contruction to Melbourne

Maroondah Landscapes is a bold and innovative Landscape Design, Construction & Garden Maintenance company managing Residential Landscape projects throughout Melbourne. This dynamic family owned business was founded in 2003 by Russell Sweetman who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his dedicated team who deliver a solid level of professionalism and quality workmanship.

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The complete experience

The absolute landscaping experience encasing the journey with all aspects of landscaped gardens from concept, design, landscape creation and programmed maintenance. Whether you are looking for an entire solution, a brilliant design or regular garden maintenance – our specialised teams deliver spectacular results every time!

Maroondah Landscapes is a member of Landscaping Victoria, Master Builders and is a Registered Building Practitioner – permitting us to construct all aspects of Landscaping.

Integrity, Honesty and Passion

The team at Maroondah Landscapes are dedicated to excellence and professionalism. Our focus is always you. At all levels you must not only feel extremely satisfied, but delighted with our quality of works. We will and we must strive to meet, exceed and then go over and above your expectations. With quality being the foundation and a strong emphasis on customer service, it is our commitment to provide you with a perosnalised service from ‘concept to completion’ or anywhere in between.

Value – The landscaping works will increase the beauty and value of the property.

Service – The job will be done in your time frame and we will always be working with you.

Quality – The attention to detail when it comes to the quality of works will exceed your expectations.

Pleasure – To create a stunning garden that will enhance your lifestyle.

Our Environmental Policy

The Maroondah Landscapes Team is aware of current environmental concerns and is actively working towards reducing their environmental footprint. Our goal is to conserve natural resources and minimize waste. We are committed to conducting our business in an environmentally responsible and proactive manner – encouraging our partners, competitors and suppliers to strive to reduce their environmental impact.

Environmental Promise

  • Use digital documents where possible to avoid printing
  • Recycle 100% of paper waste
  • Recycle 100% of green waste
  • Recycle up to 40% of materials pre-existing in the proposed garden
  • Use correct oil to fuel ratios for our powered equipment
  • Correct and safe waste oil and chemicals at approved drop off locations
  • Reduce water runoff & protect storm water systems from contaminating the waterways.
  • Place filters at discharge points to avoid contamination
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Russell Sweetman

Russell Sweetman

Company Director / Business Owner

Years in the industry: 20 years
Areas of interest: Design & Functionality along with beautiful planting
Favourite Plant: Coral Leaf Hydrangea
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: Very hard to pick as there has been many! -Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show 2015 – constructing the Award-Winning Boutique Garden Design by Alison Douglas

Craig Jones

Craig Jones

General Manager

Years in the industry: 17 years
Areas of interest: Turning our client’s wants & needs into reality
Favourite Plant: Dichondra Silver Falls
Favourite Season: Late Spring – Early Summer
Most memorable moment: Having the “courage” to make the career change to landscaping from an already successful career in IT!

Daniel King

Daniel King

Construction Manager

Years in the industry: 24 years
Areas of interest: Outdoor entertaining!! Creating that space that everyone loves to enjoy themselves in.
Favourite Plant: Bougainvillea
Favourite Season: Summer
Most memorable moment: The first house I built once becoming a registered builder.

Mark Kader

Mark Kader

Senior Landscape Design & Construction Supervisor and Apprentice Academy Director

Years in the industry: 27 years
Areas of interest: The cohesion of all elements that define the landscape
Favourite Plant: Too many but really like Grass trees & Boab trees
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: My own garden

Conor Stanley-Russell

Conor Stanley-Russell

Supervisor Swimming Pool Construction

Years in the industry: 5 years
Areas of interest: Managing projects to completion
Favourite Plant: Kangaroo Paws
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: Horse riding in the Sahara Desert at night

Andrew Chapman

Andrew Chapman

Garden Maintenance Supervisor and Apprentice Academy Director

Years in the industry: 35 years
Areas of interest: Horticulture in general, as we are always learning.
Favourite Plant: Gardenia , Daphne , Liriodendron ,Daffodils Tulips, just a few but so many more depending on the season
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: Any job where you can walk away from a completed job and the client is totally blown away with the end result. The smile on their faces makes it all worthwhile.

Lloyd Dowling

Lloyd Dowling

Assistant Supervisor Landscaping

Areas of interest: A great outdoor entertaining area and standing back at the end of a project and looking at what we have created.
Favorite plant: Acer Palmatum
Favorite season: Autumn or spring
Most memorable moment: Hiking through the Himalayas

Office Team

Michelle Brooks – Chief Financial Officer
Angelie Chandler – Bookkeeper
Tom Sweetman – Warehouse Manager

Design Team

Georgia Harper
Roger Brown

Garden Maintenance Team:

Andrew Chapman – Garden Maintenance Supervisor and Apprentice Academy Director
Ross Churchyard – Gardener
Bailey Walton – 3rd Year Parks & Gardens Apprentice
Alex Chapman – 2nd Year Parks & Gardens Apprentice

Landscape Team

Mark Kader – Senior Landscape Design & Construction Supervisor and Apprentice Academy Director
Sebastian Kallady – Fully Qualified Landscaper (Leading Hand)
Nikki Davis – 3rd Year Landscape Apprentice (Mature Age)
Harrison Ross – 2nd Year Landscape Apprentice
Jack Edgar – 2nd Year Landscape Apprentice
Renee McDonell – 2nd Year Landscape Apprentice (Mature Age)