Who we are

Here at Straid Nurseries, we have prided ourselves on the professional and friendly approach we have with all of our clients, since establishing the business in 1969.

As a family owned business focussed on quality, we ensure that all of our staff are highly-trained in all of the landscaping services they are to carry out. Our 40 years of experience enables us to provide a number of gardening services, from fencing and decking to water features and drainage.

Working with households, businesses and the government, we are able to offer a range of landscaping and tree surgery services at competitive prices. In addition to providing references, we are a member of the ALCI (Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland).

Hard & Soft Landscaping



Water Features

Tree Surgery

Ground Maintenance

Why use our landscaping service?

  • Tidy service with a full clean up
  • 40 years of experience
  • Friendly customer service
  • High standards of workmanship and finish
  • No hidden fees, so the price quoted is what you pay
  • Free quote after site visit
  • Fully insured for public liability and employers liability
  • Hassle-free service
  • Competitive prices
  • Work across Northern Ireland
Straid Nurseries

Bringing life to gardens in Ballymena and across Northern Ireland

Here at Straid Nurseries, we will not only give friendly and helpful advice, but we can help recreate your garden to suit all of your needs.

We offer a complete landscaping service, from the design stage right through to the execution. We specialise in everything from garden design to groundskeeping and garden maintenance, as well as installing decking and fencing. Whether it is a decking area that is needed to host those all important BBQ parties or a replacement fence panel for one that has blown away in high winds, we are the right people to call.

Another high demand service we offer is our drainage service for sports grounds. The sports grounds we cater for range from government-funded grounds, including local school playing fields to privately owned pitches.

In a nutshell

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Soft Landscaping

Our soft landscape services include:

  • Ground maintenance
  • Garden seeding
  • Planting shrubbery and flowers
  • Green waste removal
  • Grass cutting
  • Fertilising
  • Weeding
  • Levelling
  • Hedge cutting

Hard Landscaping

The hard landscaping services we provide include:

  • Brick paving
  • Kerbing
  • Fencing
  • Gates
  • Decking
  • Patios
  • Dry Stone Walling
  • Water Features
  • Themed Gardens

We can provide the plants for any bedding or potting you need doing, so please let us know if you have any preferences during our consultation. If you're wanting a larger scale landscaping service, we also offer tree surgery services.

Tree Surgery

With over 40 years of experience in landscaping, we have branched out into providing our customers with our tree surgery services. We can work with clients who may have a tree in their garden that needs pruning. To see examples of our work, please see our gallery.

Our comprehensive specialist tree surgery services include Shaping, Bracing, Stump Grinding, Felling, Pruning.

In preparation for the colder weather, we have extended our services to include salt spreading and snow clearing to public, government and private properties. We also sell, both bark mulch and firewood. Please contact us for more information.