Offering reliable landscaping services and outdoor living space construction to homeowners throughout the Fraser Valley since 2013

A Breathtaking Landscape For Your Home

When you want to create a truly amazing experience in your backyard for you and your family, it’s essential that you integrate nature with the rest of your space.

The sweet spot of any perfect outdoor living space lies in the blending of your hardscape and softscape. After working in the landscaping industry for over 8 years, our team has the experience and skill to help you find that perfect combination and bring it to life.

We seamlessly integrate your patio, garden, and yard into a unique space for you to enjoy anytime you want. Walk out your backdoor and behold a lush, colorful garden with a stunning green turf, a covered luxury patio with custom seating, and a heart-warming fireplace to bring everyone together.

Relax In Comfort And Luxury

Your softscape is an important part of any backyard. Without it your space feels lifeless, cold, and as if it’s missing a core element.

If your lawn is uneven, patchy, and your garden colorless, you can transform it into a rich natural environment that has the wow-factor you are looking for. And what better place to enjoy the eye-popping imagery of your new space than from your very own patio?

Have a covered, clean space where you can enjoy nature in comfort and style. A patio is also the ideal space for you to host your friends and have a BBQ with them on the weekends. Everybody will be able to enjoy the fresh air and all the extra space of your personalized patio, instead of being cooped up inside.

Professional Drainage Solutions To Keep Your Yard Useable And Beautiful

With British Columbia’s wet climate of an average annual rainfall of 45.5 inches, your yard, foundation, and property are at risk of getting damaged by water.

Having water accumulate on your property doesn’t only leave your yard unusable, it degrades the richness of your soil, making it harder for plants to thrive in your yard. On top of that, when your yard slopes towards your home, you can face much bigger issues, like foundation damages, mold growth, and weakened structural integrity.

With proper drainage solutions tailored for your home, you can leave it all behind and keep your yard flood-free and your home’s structure safe, all while being able to enjoy your outdoors anytime.

Elevated Services To Help You Transform Your Outdoors Into A Paradise

Whether you want to enhance your backyard, driveway, or are in need of a drainage solution, we are here to help you bring your vision to life.

Outdoor Living Space Design And Build

Get a backyard perfect for any outdoor activity from lounging and enjoying the fresh air, to creating memories with your family.

Patio Renovation And Construction

Have a clean, comfortable, and stylish patio to relax on and host your friends over for grilling and drinks anytime.

Retaining Wall Construction

Keep your yard and garden level, and show off your softscape design in style with a retaining wall that's built to last.

Drainage Solutions

Enjoy a dry, beautiful backyard regardless of the season with a drainage system you can count on.

About Back 40 Landscaping

Back 40 Landscaping took shape in 2013 when owner Sam Maerz started helping homeowners in his area improve and maintain their outdoor spaces.

Over the years, Sam saw a need to provide high-quality services instead of fast and cheap landscaping jobs, so he created a team to help him accomplish this on a larger scale. Together with his four craftsmen and his wife Natasha, Sam’s mission with Back 40 Landscaping is to challenge the status quo in the industry and make sure that each customer receives the honest and reliable service they deserve.

The company’s aim is to create spaces that will last for a lifetime while giving homeowners a customer experience worthy of remembering.

3 Easy Steps Towards An Outdoor Space That Enriches Your Life

Experience a streamlined process with our team and transform your backyard, driveway, or entire outdoor property with ease. We communicate openly, prioritize your needs, and make sure that we leave you with a top quality product that will last for years to come.

1. Get In Touch

Fill out our form, give us some basic information about your project, and send us pictures of your space so that we have an idea of what we are working with. 

What follows is a phone consultation where we discuss your project in detail and schedule an on-site consultation.

2. We Work Our Magic

During the on-site consultation, we get to know you and discuss the vision you have for your project.

We’ll also talk about project expectations, timeline, budget, and next steps. When we’re all on the same page, we get to work.

3. Enjoy Your New Space

Your amazing outdoor space is now complete. To make sure everything is as you envisioned it, join us in a post-job walkthrough to inspect our work.

After we leave, celebrate and relax in your new home landscape.

Our Project Gallery

Your outdoor area is the perfect setting for you to explore new and creative ideas. Browse our project gallery and get some inspiration on what is possible for your property. We use our skills and expertise in the field to help you achieve whatever your end goal is.

What Our Clients Say

Browse our client testimonials below for some insight on how we treat our customers, and the kind of quality of work you can expect when working with us.


Sam and Parm were very personable, friendly and well mannered. They both did exactly what I wanted even if that meant changing a few things.

I have already recommended Back 40 to my girlfriend, and will forward his info to my friends in the future.



Sam and his crew from Back 40 Landscaping replaced a rotten and fallen wooden retaining wall with a beautiful Allan Block wall.

I found everyone to be very polite, curtiuos and extremely professional. They all worked hard and took pride in their work.

Sam was meticulous placing each Allan block. He strove for perfection and the finished wall exceeded my expectations.

Sam and Natasha were wonderful and helped to make this a great experience. Thank you to every at Back 40 Landscaping for my beautiful new wall!



Back40 Landscaping are without doubt the most professional crew I’ve worked with.

They took on a large drainage job, using new technology, completed it ahead of schedule and below budget.

Sam and his crew are open communicators, professional and courteous to the client and residents of the community they’re working in.

I highly recommend and will continue to use Back40 Landscaping for any future project.


Enhance Your Outdoors And Enjoy Your Time At Home