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Tempe Backyard Designers

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Yzagere Enterprises
4.9
from 232 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 316 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erica M.
Verified review

Paul Jr. and his team recently completed my new backyard. Paul Jr. was very responsive to every question and request I had throughout the project. His communication alone would be a reason I would recommend him for any landscaping work. His team did a great job and finished the project quickly so my family was able to enjoy our new backyard before Christmas.

Outside Solutions
4.6
from 172 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 199 hires on Thumbtack
Yvonne D.
Verified review

They wouldn't let me select all 5, including value & punctuality, but they hit all 5. Alex & his team were great to work with, and it only took a couple days to go to where we wanted to be on our backyard project. As we figure out more of what we want, Outside Solutions will be getting our business. Thanks again!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda R.
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I highly recommend this company. I feel that I got a great pricing deal for quality work on my backyard! My weeding troubles were quite extensive. I thought I’d have to pay a lot more for the work Jason and his crew did. My backyard now looks great! I’m very happy with the service I received.

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Divine Desert Landscape LLC
4.8
from 124 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 189 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Britney B.
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Holy moly!!! Ivan and his father-in-law came out to give us a quote on a large project. Our backyard was an eyesore, and although it wasn't even on our to do list yet, we were curious to know what a cleanup would cost. Ivan said he could do the work on the spot! I am blown away. My heart is elevated with pure joy, looking at their work! They are fast, efficient, hard working, and have done a gorgeous, phenomenal job. It would have taken me an entire weekend to do 1/50th of what they did in a few hours. I was not even aware my yard could look so good! They also were able to diagnose a leak in my yard, I never would have found, and has probably been the cause of my monstrous and unexplainable water bill as of late. This savings alone pretty much paid for their service. Overall, Ivan and family are kind, timely, humble, hardworking, efficient, effective, pay attention to detail, went above and beyond with hauling away debris, and are a joy to work with. They even picked up a ton of dog crap! I'm praying he's available for monthly maintenance. I want the peace of mind of having a good worker keep my place always looking this good. Thanks Ivan!

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Numero Uno Tree and Palms
4.9
from 118 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
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Michele G.
Verified review

Hired this company to have 3 trees removed from our backyard. They were on time and very courteous and completed the job without any issues. They hauled away the debris and left the backyard clean. Their quote was competitive as well. I will definitely hire them again for any future jobs!

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  • 33 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kate L.
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Lane was so great to work with. He worked with my tenant directly because I didn't know what was going on with the backyard sprinklers. He fixed the issue within 2 days. I will definitely use Lane again.

Proficient Tree Service LLC
4.3
from 101 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy L.
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We are very pleased with the landscaping done to our backyard by Motosierre LLC. They took our dirt backyard with weeds and made it look beautiful and stayed within our budget. The workers were courteous and friendly. I would recommend them with 5 stars.

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Trimming Arizona
4.8
from 85 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 205 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lily K.
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I'd had someone scheduled to trim a ficus on a Friday & they never showed or returned my call. Saturday morning, I found Thumbtack & put in a request. Trimming Arizona responded & agreed to come by & give a quote. I ended up hiring them & was incredibly pleased I did. Shawn & his crew were friendly, yet professional, worked quickly & efficiently & actually went above & beyond what I expected them to do. Shawn was very knowledgeable & shared alot of beneficial information about my ficus. Shawn also looked at my backyard & offered suggestions to increase the health of a sickly queen palm. I am definitely going to call Shawn when I'm ready to have the palm trimmed as he & his crew were just awesome. I would highly recommend Trimming Arizona & in fact, already have! One of my neighbors came by as Shawn was finishing up & took one of his cards!

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HDK Landscape & Design
4.8
from 70 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Crystal H.
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We are extremely happy with the outcome of our backyard!! HDK was so professional. We received a solid price quote at our first meeting which was nice. The price was extremely fair!! They kept to the schedule even when we changed the plan a little on day of turf install. We would absolutely use them again and have already referred our friends and family!

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Danny's Landscaping
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
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Steven P.
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Danny removed a huge mesquite tree from my backyard and also grinded up the stump. His work was great and for a low price.

Bella's Landscaping
4.8
from 68 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
MICHAEL M.
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They did an amazing job on my backyard and look forward to seeing them every month

Industrious Landscaping
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Julia D.
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My backyard was full of dead weeds. Carlos’s Landscaping responded quickly and they were able to come over the next day.

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Shires Design Group
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Huan T.
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I had a leaking drip system pipe and needed a drip system line going to my backyard. I contacted Austin and he agreed to come out and look at the problem. He came out on time and fixed the broken line and connected a new line to the backyard. I finally have water going to my backyard. He does the job fast and accurately. I would recommend him.

  • 18 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Geoff H.
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Great service. Will use Lawn Dog again for any landscaping or irrigation.

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  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Lonna B.
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We hired Cosnova Construction to landscape our backyard and we we are very pleased with our experience. The company is very professional, honest, and easy to work with. They changed our barren, dirt filled backyard into a beautifully scaped area that our kids are able enjoy. Their prices are very reasonable and they were able to complete the project in a timely manner. They really take pride in their work and it shows in the final product. Thank you, Cosnova Construction!

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S and C Tree Service
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erica D.
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Great communication! I had them come trim an overgrown tree in my backyard and they were quick, clean, and did branch removal too. Would definitely recommend. Very reasonable prices.

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G Michael's Yard Service
4.8
from 41 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
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Penny M.
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I had a vision of what I wanted my river rock backyard to look like, Michael listened to me and added such nice touches that I love spending time in my outside oasis. I got a few other quotes and landscaper ideas but his was by far the best. He is big on customer satisfaction and had his crew or he himself return when I needed a few modifications to be made. You won't be disappointed in the work, price and output.

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Untangled Gardens L.L.C.
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Julia does a first-rate job. She has a great eye for design and works with you to make your choices become a lovely garden.

Laurean Landscaping
4.5
from 32 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan F.
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Just worked with Sergio for the first time and he went above and beyond what I asked. Both my front and backyard look amazing. Seriously - couldn’t recommend him more and I’m glad I’m setting up recurring visits. Thanks for making my house look presentable again!

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A&A Masonry
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Megan M.
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We have a small stone paver patio in our backyard that we love having and using. Recently we decided to redo it, make it larger and an over all nicer look and for my husband's birthday i wanted to have it for a backyard theater. We first attempted to do it all on our own, took 2 days in before we decided to look else where. A&A masonry was super helpful with our needs and wants. Where always on time, super nice and very professional. They even suggested a better layout, and they have a wonderfully decent price. They even offered to just charge for labor as we were able to provide all the material. Thank you A&A for providing many soon to be family memories.

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High Country Landscape
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Armando A.
Verified review

Alex did a great job transforming my backyard from a plain dirt yard to what you see in my picture. He arrived on time like he said he would and best of all, got my project done within my limited budget. I will definitely call him back again and I highly recommend him to anyone. Great working with you Alex. Thanks.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does a landscape contractor do?

Landscape contractors work from outdoor architectural or design plans to build and install hardscaping or softscaping for the client, much as a general contractor uses architectural designs to build a house. Landscape contractors are experts in soil drainage, grading, hardscaping (installing concrete paths and retaining wall, building ponds, etc.), and planting. They have heavy equipment such as excavators and tractors to prepare the land as needed.

Some landscape contractors are also landscape architects or landscape designers. The titles can be compared with those in home construction: A building or landscape architect must earn a specialized architecture degree and pass an exam to have a license. A designer — whether an interior designer or a landscape designer — does not usually require a license to work. Landscape contractors are not required by law to work from plans designed by a landscape architect, so you may work directly with the landscape contractor to specify the work you’d like done. The national average cost for large-scale landscaping projects is $10,160. Pricing can vary greatly depending on the project scope, materials and design.

How do you find a good landscape architect?

Hiring a landscape architect is an investment in your home. Landscaping can reduce water bills, improve your home resale value, add to your daily living experience and significantly boost curb appeal. A landscape architect will draw the designs for your new landscape; you’ll want to hire a landscape contractor to carry out the plans. Many companies provide design-build landscaping services, with a company architect creating plans for your vision and the landscape contractor executing the vision. With the proper academic background and licensing, a person can be both landscape architect and landscape contractor. Here are a few tips for finding a great landscape architect:

  • Research online portfolios and find several landscape architects whose work interests you.
  • Read online reviews of client experiences.
  • Research whether the landscape architects you are interested in are currently licensed and in good standing with the licensing board, and check whether any complaints have been issued against them. Each state will have their own searchable database. For example, you can search for California landscape architects via the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • Request bids from your selected landscape architects.
  • Hire the one you like the most, taking care to have a clearly written contract outlining scope of work.

For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

What should you look for when hiring a landscaper?

Landscaping can be costly — though it usually pays off in curb appeal and home resale value — so finding a landscaper who is worth the investment is important. When hiring a landscaper, look for proven success with the type of results you want. For example, if you know you want a drought-tolerant yard, research websites, reviews and portfolios that showcase beautiful drought-tolerant yards that the landscaper has installed. In addition to relevant experience, you’ll want to find a landscape contractor who has good client reviews. Good communication skills are another important quality in a landscape contractor, since everything from plant selection to hardscape installation needs to be discussed and agreed upon. A landscape contractor who is reliable, easy to understand and able to listen to what you want will help make the process seamless and enjoyable.

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Need a Landscape Designer

Phoenix, AZ

  • Softscape services
    I don't need softscape services: No, Grass: No, Sod Installation: No, Tree/shrub planting: Yes, Tree/shrub removal: No, Flower beds: No, Gardening: No, Sprinkler installation: Yes, Drainage system: Yes, Outdoor lighting: Yes, Stump grinding and removal: No
  • Area(s) to be landscaped
    Back yard
  • Design preparation
    I have some design ideas in mind, I also need a contractor to install the design
  • Details
    85048 Backyard is grass now. I'd like to keep some grass, but add a fire pit area, a grilling area, maybe a hot tub, maximize space, lighting, plant life minimal to enhance.
  • $1050
    Average price

Need a Landscape Designer

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Softscape services
    I don't need softscape services: No, Grass: No, Sod Installation: No, Tree/shrub planting: No, Tree/shrub removal: No, Flower beds: No, Gardening: No, Sprinkler installation: No, Drainage system: No, Outdoor lighting: No, Stump grinding and removal: No, Other: desert plants
  • Area(s) to be landscaped
    Front yard
  • Design preparation
    I have some design ideas in mind, I need consultation on design, I also need a contractor to install the design
  • Details
    low maintainence part time living
  • $1
    Average price

Need a Landscape Designer

Phoenix, AZ

  • Softscape services
    I don't need softscape services: No, Grass: No, Sod Installation: No, Tree/shrub planting: Yes, Tree/shrub removal: No, Flower beds: No, Gardening: No, Sprinkler installation: Yes, Drainage system: Yes, Outdoor lighting: Yes, Stump grinding and removal: No
  • Area(s) to be landscaped
    Entire property
  • Design preparation
    I need consultation on design
  • Details
    Would like to complete this project before Thanksgiving
  • $1500
    Average price
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