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Coastal Cuts Landscaping Limited; operating since 2008, is a full service landscaping company. We specialize in residential & commercial property maintenance programs, concrete finishing and landscape, hardscape and nightscape construction and commercial snow removal. Located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Coastal Cuts is dedicated to serving Halifax Regional Municipality and surrounding areas. 

Our Mission 


To provide our customers with the highest level of quality care with the services we offer.


Provide fair and competitive pricing and accurate information.


Maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and honesty in our relationships with, professional associates and customers.


Through our meticulous attention to detail, and positive customer interaction ensure the longevity of Coastal Cuts Landscaping Limited.  


John G. Schmidt



​Along with Landscape Nova Scotia Horticultural Trades Association, and the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, Coastal Cuts Landscaping Limited continuously helps to promote a high standard in product quality, professional service and conduct within our industry.

Meet the Coastal Cuts Team

John Schmidt

John Schmidt has a passion for business that is as infectious as his laugh.  Established in 2008, John is the President of Coastal Cuts Landscaping Limited; an independent, full service landscape construction company. John has measured nearly every square foot of Dartmouth throughout the years in one way or another. From mowing lawns, estimations for new construction, or paddling across Lake Banook, this Dartmouth native knows his community. He is an active member with Landscape Nova Scotia and currently sits as a board member in the Marketing and Membership Chair. John’s motto of “We can do it all!” is the backbone of his devotion and eagerness to achieving his professional goals. With his strong leaderships skills, a keen eye for smart-looking designs, and determination; he will be continually growing and expanding his business’ to be better tomorrow than we are today. His take charge attitude and ambition has lead to the substantial growth of Coastal Cuts in the past year; adding new faces, new equipment, and new services to this diverse company.

John is also co founder and partner of Bluenose Concrete Design. Founded in 2011 by John Schmidt and Oliver Ling, Bluenose specializing in sustainable decorative concrete products. The close relationship between the two companies allows Coastal Cuts to provide the full package deal for all your landscape design needs.

Joanne Bishop

Joanne Bishop, our controller, is our newest member of the Coastal Cuts Landscaping Limited Team. Coming to us from Brant County Ontario, she brings her healthy mix of family values, financial diligence, and passion for community gardening. Joanne received her BBA from Acadia University and has been working as a Financial Controller for the past 15 years. With her detail-oriented approach to all aspects of finances, she is diligent customers receiving the correct information the first time. Joanne looks forward to spending her free time enjoying the benefits of community gardening. Joanne looks forward to spending her free time promoting the benefits of community gardening. 

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