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Project Nicaragua: #AquaforNicaragua2014

We arrived in Nicaragua a week ago today. After heading up the mountain to El Ocotal, we were able to successfully install 38 water filters by Thursday! Here some of the containers are getting their final coat of paint. On … Continue reading

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Project Nicaragua: An update

Departure day is fast approaching, being February 16th! Team Nicaragua has some exciting news, in late fall we were fundraising for the making and installation of biosand filters for the village of El Ocotal, Nicargua. Our goal was to raise the funds … Continue reading

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Thankful for another Season

Another season has wrapped up, and as we in Muskoka sit and wait for warmer temperatures (it’s currently -30 Brrr). Take a look at our very last job of the season.  A 45ft spaded white pine to be planted while … Continue reading

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Water Wednesday: a Different Point of View

Since our first trip to Nicaragua, we’ve had the help of man we call Pete, he oversees the making and installation of all the Biosand filters. It takes approximately 15 hours to make  one filter, so Pete along with a … Continue reading

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Water Wednesday: Landscape Project

Grateful, doesn’t even begin to describe how we are feeling! In the past three weeks we have raised just over 50% of the funds we need! Thanks to all of our supporters and clients for purchasing 29 Biosand Filters so … Continue reading

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Water Wednesday: a Different Point of View

Every year in Nicaragua, whether we’re excavating for a new school, visiting the Re-nutrition Centre, or installing Biosand filters- we know it helps to change lives. What may not be as evident, is how greatly it impacts our own. It … Continue reading

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Water Wednesday: Biosand Filters

Clean water is taken for granted more often then not in Canada. We are blessed to have enough water to drink, wash, clean, and of course keep our landscapes looking green and lush. Team Nicaragua and Rockscape Design aim to … Continue reading

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Project Nicaragua: Water Wednesday

Team Nicaragua as well as everyone at Rockscape Design is excited to once again launch Water Wednesdays. If you’ve been reading for a while, you’ll be familiar with our fundraising efforts, if not we’d like to fill you in! Our … Continue reading

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In Bloom: August addition

Summer may be winding down- still can’t believe that, but in August some of our favourite performers are just coming alive in the landscape. Native Echinacea ‘purpurea’ mixed with Echinacea ‘white swam’ line the edge of a long driveway. They … Continue reading

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In the news: Dockside Magazine

Check us out, if you haven’t already in the August issue of Dockside magazine. In the article we  offer tips and ideas on getting the most out of your landscape, even in the late months of summer.

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