Our highest vision is to alchemize beauty, harmony, and unity with the foundational and practical plans of our existence. We are here to create abundant and regenerative outdoor spaces that encourage a lifestyle in harmony with nature, and self-sufficiency, and support the highest states of wellness. - Francis Veronneau
After returning home to Canada in 2010 from a transformation journey abroad, inspired by the sustainable ways of life in the countryside villages and small towns of Italy and the reading of the book “The one straw revolution” by Mosanobu Fukuoka, Francis chose what would become his life’s work of PermacultureHe then began his formal training in agro-environment at the Institut of Agroalimentary of Québec, followed by several additional trainings in permaculture, mycology, biology, geobiology, and greenhouse culture. He went on to work in community gardening initiatives, large-scale plant production, residential gardening, and commercial garden management. He held leadership positions with several well-established and notable landscaping companies before embarking on his own entrepreneurial adventure and creating Fleur de Vie Landscaping in 2019. Since then, he has focused on creating, designing, and realizing a large array of residential, commercial, and municipal projects.
Francis thrives in a multitude of environments where the intention is to create beauty and structure. His greatest strength is his connection to the land and being a bridge between the natural and human worlds. Since 2020
the Fleur de Vie team has expanded work in collaboration with an exceptional crew of skilled workers who all have their own specialties and abilities and support the vision collectively.
Outside of landscaping, Francis devotes his energy to being a Father and a husband and creating a beautiful and sustainable rhythm for his family. He trains in Kundalini yoga and as an Aware Parenting Instructor, but his most valued role in life is supporting his daughter as she discovers the beauty of nature and creation.
Meticulous and creative, he builds and designs our outdoor wooden structures aligned with the clients needs and wishes. Comfortably nestled in Frelighsburg with his family, he has spent the past years devoted to transforming his small plot of land into a permaculture oasis.
She completed her studies in Renewable Energy at the University of Dundee in Scotland and since then has worked and volunteered in different fields learning about ecological gardening, permaculture, eco building and sustainable living in general in Italy, Austria and Egypt before settling in Quebec in 2017. She is the mother of a 6 year old boy, devoted to his natural learning experience and wellbeing in her free time and takes care of her family's
woodlot in Glen Sutton.
Alexandre has helped out on the very first project of our business activities and came to be a very active excavator for our projects of 2023. We love working together because his background as a landscaping architect and founder of les Écomestibles always brings a good understanding of what’s going on the ground. His expertise can also be really useful on many levels. He is spending his free time renovating an old house he bought in Stanbridge East.
Gardener, Fence specialist
Frederick has been part of our activity since the beginning but more actively since 2022. He is a precise and refined worker, a skilled musician, and performer and a has growing commitment in the gardening and landscaping world. Additionally he is our fencing expert, bringing his technical experience and advice on our integrated fence projects.
Stone masonry specialist
Passionate about stone land art, James is a an artisan that loves dry laid stone structures. Always seeking Opportunities to design out of the box spaces that incorperate stone harmoniously. James has a unique design point of view and a great amount of experience bringing stone visions to life. He is a devoted father of three teenage girls and has spent the past years transforming a family homestead in Lac Brome. Take a look at what James like to create: masoundesign.com
Noah's main vocation is a flight attendant but he lends his curiosity and consistency to our projects when he is not abroad. Noah's joyfull spirit and dedication to all that he he puts his qualities to the service of the group while striving to learn various manual tasks.