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Bakersfield Landscapers

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Alex Carrillo Tree Service
from 66 reviews
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Kim W.
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We were very pleased! Can't wait to see his estimate for landscaping work.

Benjamin Landscaping Service
from 34 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan H.
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Benjamin Landscaping was great. They arrived on time, completed the project on time, even with additions I made half way through the project. Will definitely use again.

Gil's Garden landscape
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Luis M.
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My experience with Gil's Garden was very positive because I always felt that I can have a specific request on my garden and it was taking care off in a timely manner. For example, I would send them a text to come over on a specific day because I have people visiting and I need it my patio to look as it best and they manage to make that happen for me. I knew that if it was possible they would o it. Never let me down. Great value as well.

DelVillar Landscape & Lawn
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany D.
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I’m very happy with my choice. Miguel has been responsive to my requests, he arrives when he says he will and my lawns look great!

Global Lawn Services
from 1 review
    Victor M.
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    Max has been extremely helpful in all my landscaping needs. I recommend him 100 percent.

    • 3 years in business
    Bob J.
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    Knowledgeable and straightforward. Answered all my questions and was not pushy at all. Took all the time required to facilitate my solar purchase. Maintained contact and kept me up to speed throughout the entire process. I've since referred many of my friends and family to nate who have recieved the same experience. As promised I recieved the referral fee and continue to refer anyone who asks to him.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    I have been in the business for years, so you are guaranteed to get high-quality services with a remarkable finish.


    We do everything that has to do with landscaping, sprinkler repair and insulation, trash haul-offs as well as cleaning up the premises of the property.


    I do custom landscaping rather than a commercial look.

    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    Lake's Landscaping Service provides hight quality residencial and comercial lake's landscaping Servive. We offers a detail job whit guaranty.


    I make sure my clients get a good Job that they want that I would want !


    Complete Yard care gardening,Landscaping,Sprinkler repairs,Installation,Valves,Timers,re-wirering,Sod, ect. For free estimate on any of these service's please call Art


    I do landscaping and painting of the interior and exterior. I also do custom painting. I've been doing this for 10 years and have references. Housecleaning and handyman services are offered by me and my wife and have references available. I provide guaranteed satisfaction on all jobs!


    We do ground maintenance and lawn care. We do what you want and will even give you ideas from planting flowers and bushes to trimming and pruning trees, fertilizing grass, etc.


    Do you have a problem? I'm your solution. I do home repair, drywall, painting, concrete, landscaping, property cleanup, junk and trash hauling, and appliance repair.

    • 37 years in business

    Are you tired of the mow, blow, and go? We offer a lot more. We have more than 30 years of experience in landscape maintenance.


    I have been in the business for over 15 years. I offer quality personal service. I do most of the jobs myself.


    20 years of experience with tree trimming and tree removal


    We provide all aspects of landscape services including: * Tree or stump maintenance and removal * Sprinkler installation and repair * Yard cleanups or removal * Weekly lawn maintenance We are sorry but we do not speak Spanish.

    • 35 years in business

    Marc Monji has been designing irrigation and landscaping projects for over 30 years. Specializing in smaller projects that bigger companies pass up or ignore. Attention to detail is what puts our company above the rest. The right irrigation system and drought tolerant plantings helps our clients conserve water and resources. Saving water should never come at the cost of a boring landscape. Plant selection is the key. Along with 30 years of experience, Marc Monji has an AS degree in Environmental Horticulture from BC and a BS degree in Plant Science from CSUF (fresno State) Marc is also a licensed PCA, (pest control advisor) QAL,(qualified applicator) and is a certified arborist. Communication is the key that opens the door.


    At GreenScape, you are treated as family. Customer service is our number one priority. Whether it's any sprinkler issue, new landscaping, or monthly maintenance, your satisfaction is guaranteed!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

    Keeping a lawn lush and green requires consistent mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing and more. If your lawn is particularly large, it may make sense to hire a full-service lawn care provider. Whether you take a DIY approach or bring in the experts, maintaining your lawn requires a range of tasks.

    Plan to mow the lawn often, allowing it stay longer than may seem convenient — longer grass is healthier grass. The general rule is to cut off no more than a third of the grass blade. This helps prevent damage to the lawn as well as keeping weeds from taking root. It’s also important to remove any weeds, then prevent new ones from growing. In spring, consider spraying a pre-emergent herbicide on your lawn to prevent crabgrass and other types of weeds from sprouting from seed. During other seasons, broadleaf weeds like dandelions can be pulled by hand or sprayed with weed killers. The best time to water your lawn is early in the morning, allowing the sun to help dry the grass. Make sure to thoroughly soak the lawn so that the water penetrates several inches into the ground.

    Lawn care also requires feeding; look for a mixture of fast- and slow-release fertilizers that include nitrogen. Some lawns also benefit from aeration, which creates small holes to let air, water and nutrients penetrate the grass roots. Although most homeowners can manage these tasks on their own, a full-service lawn care company can handle them on a regular schedule, taking the guesswork out of maintaining a beautiful lawn.

    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 look after your lawn?

    Having a beautiful lawn doesn’t just happen by magic. A multi-pronged approach to lawn care will result in a healthy lawn that will have your neighbors green with envy. The national average price for multi-service lawn care ranges from $40 to $50. Whether you tackle the project yourself or hire a lawn care professional, looking after your lawn requires consistent work. A baseline of lawn care is keeping your grass mowed and your irrigation system working properly. Fertilizing plants and grasses, as well as trimming and pruning foliage, may promote the health of your plants and lawn. Many lawn care pros offer different packages with varying monthly fees depending on your lawn size and the services you desire. Here are a few examples of average lawn care prices:

    • 1,000- to 2,500-square-foot lawn: $60-$90 per month
    • 5,000-square-foot lawn or larger: $110-$150 per month.
      • Includes lawn maintenance, cleanups and irrigation repairs. The company trims shrubs, pulls weeds, blows out yard waste, fertilizes and does minor irrigation repairs.
    • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
    • 8,001- to 15,000-square-foot property: $35 per week/$140 per month.
    • 15,001- to 20,000-square-foot property: $40 per week/$160 per month.
      • Includes mowing all turf grass areas; trimming grass away from fences, structures, trees, and lawn edges; and clearing or blowing all grass trimmings from driveways, sidewalks, curbs, etc.

    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.

    How much does it cost to have landscaping done?

    Professional landscaping can help reinvent your outdoor space, boost your curb appeal and get a major return on investment with. Landscaping can encompass anything from adding new plants, trees and shrubs, to leveling the ground and laying sod for a lawn, to building in hardscaping such as sidewalks, water features or retaining walls. The national average landscaping price is $10,160. Landscaping prices can be far lower (with hourly rates ranging from $50 to $150) if you’re only seeking professional help with softscaping or seeking consultation on landscape design. Softscaping means adding or changing horticultural elements, such as planting a garden or adding a hedge. Hardscaping is where costs can really start to rise. Hardscaping requires labor and heavy equipment to excavate the earth; you may need to pour concrete, or you may need a pro who can transport and place gravel and other inorganic elements. Your total landscaping cost will vary based on the amount of work you want done, how much labor is required, and the cost of the materials you are using. A good rule of thumb for a major landscaping project, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects, is to budget 5 percent to 10 percent of the value of your home.

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    Need a Sprinkler Systems Specialist

    Castaic, CA

    • Service type
      Other (Backyard landscaping)
    • System type
      Other (Looking for backyard concrete with a small area of turf. A couple of stumps need to be removed from the side of the house as well.)
    • Location
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