About Us

Our purpose is to educate home gardeners to produce long lasting beautiful gardens for their pleasure and enjoyment, whether the space is large or small.  This process incorporates functional and creative elements such as walks, patios, pools, ponds etc..  As in the past, we hope to continue in the educational process, which will provide you with new and stunning possibilities.

Since 1955, this family owned company has been at the cutting edge of landscape design and construction, transforming thousands of Ottawa area yards into breathtaking works of art. In 1963 we started our own growing nursery to supply our landscape operations.  Due to a growing curiosity of local visitors, we felt compelled to open our nursery to the public. Company founders Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Schmitz and 4 children presided over the company from 1955 until its 50th anniversary in 2005. Since then Eva Schmitz (president) and Eckhart Schmitz (C.E.O.) have assumed leadership of the company.  Also crucial to our organization is our general Manager Mossy (Mostafa  Fallah). We gratefully acknowledge our dedicated staff for their enduring excellent service over many years.  Several have been with us for over 25 years. 

We have opened our Orleans landscape centre to serve all your landscape building requirements. Located at 2770 Trim Road.

We are still offering free 15 minute consultations, however they are by email only.

Please email your photos, questions, measurements to [email protected] with 15 minutes in the subject line.

Would Highly Recommend

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 2, 2023

Artistic Landscape recently worked on my property where existing flowerbeds had been taken over by deeply matted grass that was impossible to remove.

The crew that was dispatched, could not have been more professional. They arrived when they said they would, and worked beyond their day in order to complete the work in progress.

As a team the crew worked efficiently, and consistently. They were at all times conscientious and diligent. They were very careful not to knock down stone walls and retaining walls. They carefully removed and re-planted plants that were to be saved.

All of the crew members demonstrated artistic ability in the design and placement of beds, rocks, walkways etc.

The excellent cleanup at the end of the day was appreciated.

Many thanks to Lorraine Rathwell, Exterior Designer for her exterior design plan. I appreciated her willingness to incorporate my ideas and to revise her own plans, given the changing nature of the landscape as different plants and beds reappeared from their grassy matts.

Importantly, everyone, from crew, to Designer and office staff was responsive to questions, suggestions and request for changes.


So pleased!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
September 27, 2023

It has been such a pleasure working with you Stephanie and all your crew-your experience as a Landscape Designer has been invaluable to me and your amazing ideas have created a stunning outdoor space!


Beautiful addition to our condominium building in The Glebe

Rated 5.0 out of 5
August 29, 2023

We hired Lorraine Rathwell to completely re-design the front gardens for our condominium building in The Glebe. We were delighted with Lorraine’ design. Artistic Landscape did a great job of removing the roots from the old city-owned spruce trees that had died, changing the grade and prepping the bed for the new plantings. We are very satisfied with all aspects of this project from the initial design to the final product. The landscapers were very professional and tidy. We highly recommend Lorraine and Artistic Landscape and thank them for their excellent work.

Calvin Brown

Overall Thrilled

Rated 5.0 out of 5
August 8, 2023

Please let the manager know that Eric is a very diligent worker with an eye for detail. We’re very happy with Lorraine’s design and Eric’s work


Best Pavers deals in town

Rated 4.0 out of 5
May 5, 2023

Ask for Mossy, this guy knows his stuff, great prices.

George Ottawa