Who We Are
Things Botanical is a well established, specialist landscaping company. It has a widely experienced team of 8 landscapers, including 2 qualified builders who work closely alongside the owners of the company Jos and Richard Clarke. This ensure that all landscaping work is finished to a high quality. There also is a very experienced amenities gardener working full time to ensure that should you require it your property can be maintained to an excellent standard.
The company currently has 5 trucks, a 3 ton digger and an S150 Bobcat. It has a large range of landscaping machinery and equipment, including a Hydroseeder, to enable them to price competitively over a wide range of jobs.
We undertake all facets of hard landscaping including retaining walls, cobbles, stonework, concrete and fencing work. The team are experienced with plant layouts, planting and irrigation and have a ready source of locally grown plants and reliable suppliers of screened topsoil and mulch.
All estimates are free and flexible according to materials and scheduling.
Richard and Jos started Things Botanical in 1997. To begin with it was Richard, a van and a trailer along side Jos with a degree in Botany and a background in horticulture. They began with small landscaping jobs and garden make overs. Things Botanical hired their first employee in 1999 along with a part-time, retired brick layer who taught them a lot of what they know today.
In 2000 Taupo took off and along with it so did Things Botanical. The first tip truck was purchased and his staff list grew to 6. Over the years Richard and Jos have added more staff and a lot more equipment. They have planned and implemented a diverse range of both commercial and private landscaping projects. Things Botanical have over 20 gardens that they maintain on a weekly basis.