Our Team

Carlos Soares export

Carlos Soares, CCPI
Founder & Operations Manager

Carlos has over 20 years of experience in the landscaping industry and brings a wealth of knowledge to each and every project. He is a Certified Concrete Paving Installer and has worked on projects as small as backyard gardens to golf courses. He’s proud of his accomplishments at Merry-Hill Golf Club and Innerkip Highlands Golf Club.

“We’re a small company, which means that I work on every job alongside my team. Each job is my top priority – I never start another project until the first one is finished and the homeowner is completely happy. My family name is on my business, so I put my reputation on the line with every project. I’ve been in business for 10 years and I’m happy to say I’ve worked with many satisfied clients!” – Carlos Soares

Michael Garcia Export

Michael Garcia, CCPI
Sales & General Manager

Michael is a Horticultural Technician, Certified Concrete Paving Installer and Smart About Salt Trained Operator. He manages business operations as well as project consulting. He is passionate about creating and maintaining high-quality landscapes for property owners so that they can realize their landscape dreams whether for private homes or commercial businesses.

He achieves high-quality work in the company by using industry proven techniques that provide great results. By also implementing effective systems in the business, he knows his clients can rest at ease with the knowledge that tasks have been pre-planned to provide them with a hassle-free experience.

Continuous education is an important part of Michael’s professional development. He maintains this consistently through networking, certifications, workshops and research. Michael is soon to acquire his Red Seal in Horticulture as well as become a Certified Landscape Technician and Certified Landscape Manager.

“I have a strong desire to only offer the best possible solutions to my clients whether it is for landscape maintenance, landscape construction or snow & ice management. I look forward to having the opportunity to learn about how I can be of service to you and how I can help you reach your goals.” – Michael Garcia

Debra Mackie – Garden & Landscape Designer


Debra has more than 23 years of garden and landscape design experience which began as a hobby in her gardens as well as those of relatives and neighbours. That interest took her in many directions from working in a greenhouse to growing her own thriving business named “Gardens and Designs” providing garden maintenance and landscape design for prominent clients.

She is proud to include in her list of clients Whistle Bear Golf Club where she designed and over seen many beautiful projects. She has designed award-winning gardens of several prominent local residences, businesses and condominiums.

Debra utilises the latest in computerised design technology, software and digital photography to create the design that the client envisions.