Matthew Dressing, C.L.H.T.
Hello and welcome. My name is Matthew Dressing, landscape designer, Certified Landscape Horticulturist Technician, and owner of Natural Affinity Designs. Natural Affinity is a landscape deisgn and horticultural consultation firm operating in Durham Region and Greater Toronto Area.
Over the last 20 years I have worked in many sectors of the horticulture and landscaping industry including: landscape construction, landscape design, floral design, and lawn & garden maintenance. I have grown to understand the need to design and
develop low maintenance, sustainable garden experiences which compliment your lifestyle. Every project is a work of heart.
What I can help you with:
- Create a beautiful, low maintenance landscape design to fit your lifestyle.
- Identify and understand the unique conditions in your landscape.
- Identify oppurtunities to revitalize your existing landscape.
- Develop a comprehensive landscape maintenance plan to help you do it yourself.
- Lay out and plant annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs.
- Identify health, pest and disease issues with your plants and gardens.
- Create lush, unique, colourful planters for any season.
Matthew designed the landscaping for my house and I love it. He listened to what I wanted to do and knew my abilities as a gardener. I cannot say enough good things about this charming, funny, and wonderful landscape designer.— Laurie B.
Your success is my business!
After graduating in 2003 from Niagara College with both my Landscape Technician and Horticulture Technician diplomas, I continue to feed my passion of helping others be successful in all their gardening endevours. Whether it’s creating a beautiful low maintenance landscape design solution, identifying and twarting pests & disease problems, or helping you grow the perfect lawn, I know together we can make your landscape dream come true.
When I’m not helping clients find solutions to their gardening delemma’s, I enjoy teaching at Durham College in the Horticulture Technician program and co-hosting a weekly garden podcast, Down the Garden Path, on Reality Radio 101.
Ready to hire a professional?
I look forward to discussing ways to grow your garden oasis with you. When you’re ready, you can reach in person by:
Working with COVID-19
Even during these uncertain times we must look towards a brighter future. Natural Affinity continues to work with it’s clients in a safe, Covid-19 complient manner. When working with a client all details are discussed over the phone or via e-mail. Measurements and garden consultations are conducted alone or outside one-on-one observing social distancing protacols. Landscape design and other presentations will be conducted via a combination of e-mail and Zoom.