Barry Fleming, A Touch of Paradise Director
Barry is the Owner and Director of A Touch of Paradise and has over 30 years experience in the landscape and construction industry including all aspects of residential property, commercial and industrial developments, project management, extensive experience in landscape design and project feasibilities, estimating, tender preparations, evaluation and administering of landscape and construction programming.
Barry’s landscaping expertise include machinery operation, rock boulder retaining walls, stone pitching, fencing, block work, poolscaping, paving and numerous other key aspects of landscape design. Barry is fully licensed in structural landscaping and has several qualifications including Certificate III in horticulture, off site construction, carpentry, bricklaying, block-laying. Barry has also successfully completed training in conservation earthworks.
Barry prides himself on being able to meet a client's needs and providing affordable, professional service for private residents and high end cliental.
Darren Street, Construction/Sales Supervisor & Landscape Architect
With degrees and post graduate studies in the Arts / Graphic Design and Landscape Architecture with honors, Darren Street can produce highly desired and individual outcomes for each project. Most recently Darren was the senior Landscape Architect for one of Southeast Queensland’s largest landscape construction companies. Over the past decade Darren has been involved with the development and or design of many of Queensland’s most spectacular and innovative landscaping projects, from large scale commercial projects to small residential designs.
Some projects include the Leighton’s HQ Building – Fortitude Valley, PA Hospital – Atrium, Entry Signage and Redevelopment landscape works, Kelvin Grove Urban Village, Port of Airlie ‘The Boathouse’ project in Airlie Beach, Double Cone residential complex in Airlie Beach, The OAKS Seaforth on the Sunshine Coast, Multi residential Communities, Unit Developments, KFC Developments, Brisbane Grammar School, Brisbane Boys College, Bundaberg Regional Council (Master planning and Concepts), Kepnock High School, as well as many residential and commercial projects in Bundaberg.
As of recently, Darren has begun his Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision.
Aaron Lawrence, Team Leader
Aaron is our Crew Supervisor and has seven years industry experience. Aaron’s industry experience includes irrigation, paving, block work, retaining walls, fencing, concreting, setting out jobs, edging, levels and plant design. Aaron has tickets and experience for machine and tip truck work. Aaron specialises in commercial ground maintenance.
As of last year, Aaron has begun his apprenticeship for a Certificate III in Landscape Construction, and quite recently, has begun his Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision.
Dylan Fleming, Office Administrator
Dylan is our Office Administrator and presents over 3 years experience in office administration. Dylan brings a range of credentials to the company including contract administration, financial management, 2 years on-the-ground landscaping experience and experience in logistics regarding landscaping and civil environments. Dylan is well versed in building client and stakeholder relations. Dylan is also currently undergoing a dual degree at university in Engineering and Information Technology.