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Building exceptional outdoor spaces


Building exceptional outdoor spaces


Building exceptional outdoor spaces



Founded in 1983 by David Arnold, Rockcliffe Landscaping has been building beautiful, lasting and memorable outdoor spaces, earning a reputation as one of Ottawa’s leading landscape contractors. Our ability to exceed expectations in producing complex work results in referrals year after year.


From hardscapes to planting, carpentry, lighting, irrigation, pool surroundings, hot tubs, spas and water features, we work with you to deliver an enduring outdoor space completed to the highest level without compromise. David, the owner, meets with each prospective client to discuss the scope of the project.



High functioning landscapes require precise integration of all exterior components. We ensure proper construction of all aspects from grading and drainage to substructures and architectural concrete to the finishing elements. We feel privileged to have worked on many of the finest residences in our city. Working hand in hand with all involved in each project, skillfully building the creative ideas of some of Ottawa’s best landscape designers and architects as well as award winning architects and home builders.


David Arnold founded Rockcliffe Landscaping as a teenager in 1983 – providing yard work services for neighbours in the area in which he grew up. An affinity for the outdoors, entrepreneurial in spirit and interested in a range of trades – David’s passion was tackling projects and realizing the final product.  A strong work ethic, attention to detail and quality –these strengths provided the foundation for learning and gaining expertise in building challenging outdoor spaces that stand the test of time. Over the past 38 years, David has forged a reputation, with the help of skilled employees sharing in his professionalism and values, as a leading Ottawa landscape contractor known for quality, value, trust and most importantly – satisfied clients.


The Community in which we live is important to us.  Rockckliffe Landscaping proudly supports charities such as the Royal Ottawa Foundation. Over the years, we’ve volunteered our services to various schools assisting in providing healthy, green environments.  Our work has been featured in several local publications such as Luxe, Ottawa Magazine and The Ottawa Citizen.


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Thank you for visiting Rockcliffe Landscaping. Please feel free to contact us directly or submit your information with an inquiry. We look forward to discussing your project.


    We are always looking for the right people to build our team!

    If you would like to join our team of landscape professionals, please get in touch and let us know what position you are interested in.