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Elk Grove Yard Professionals

Browse these yard services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Elk Grove.

Rodriguez Gardening
4.7
from 98 reviews
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannette R.
Verified review

Silvestre and his crew did an excellent job on my front yard. Silvestre was very responsive, help w/ ideas and the job was completed quickly. The price was also fair and did not change. I would recommend Rodriguez Gardening and plan on using there services in the future.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Byron G.
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Max and his team came in to do a cleanup of our front and back yards. Did a good job for a good price. Everyone on his team was very nice and happy to do things the way that we asked them to do it. Looking forward to having this company do our weekly yard service.

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Pablo landscaping services
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tia L.
Verified review

He and his wife did an amazing job of overhauling my front and back yard. He even moved the chicken coop fence for me! They were on time for both the estimate and on the day that they did their work. Everything looks amazing and I can’t say enough how happy I am with it. I have now hired them to be my landscaper... highly recommend!

  • 13 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Shua L.
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Benito and his team were hired to put in concrete and fence for our side yard. They did such a great job that we are having them to landscape our front yard. Benito is easy to communicate with and is consistent with his schedule. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.

Sharp Landscapes, Inc.
4.4
from 52 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Linda V.
Verified review

keith, the employee, was pleasant and professional. he understood what i wanted for my yard clean up. keith did an excellent job. rob, the owner, also is pleasant and professional. i would recommend sharp landscapes for your yard work and feel confident your experience will be an excellent like my own. i've decided to contract sharp landscape for yard service as a result of my experience and am pleased with my choice.

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Rucker's Landscape & Hauling
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie A.
Verified review

Great communication and yard care. Professional, detail-oriented and gets the job done.

  • 22 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole E.
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Chamberlain redid my front yard in one day. Ripped out three sections of awful scraggly lawn (and honestly, mostly weeds!) and added drip irrigation, drought tolerant edible and pollinator attracting plants. Mike listened to me and created a vision that matched my needs and personal tastes. Everyone who worked on the project was polite, friendly and worked seriously hard. A fantastic experience!

Wright Landscape and Design
4.8
from 41 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie D.
Verified review

Wright Landscape and Design (Kimo) came out to mow our front yard! Kimo went above and beyond. Spent way more time than I expected. Cleared weeds from our rock areas, sprayed front sidewalk, rocks, and etc. with weed killer! Even cleaned our front porch of debri. Made sure his job was well done with me before leaving! The best service I have received from a company in a long time. Punctual, affordable, and exceeded all expectations. Not to mention very personable and friendly! I highly recommend this company, no doubt!

Knights Mow Service
3.9
from 45 reviews
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
NATASHA S.
Verified review

I was in a real pint here today and Called at the last minute sense the other guy I hired was a no show/no call or text several times, I finally asked Omar to come out without much notice and he texted me back promptly and showed up a few hours later as promised Un like the other guy. Omar did a great job on the front/back yard and cleaned up everything! He gave me a very good deal considering it was last minute and my front yard is pretty big! Prompt, professional, friendly and courteous! Will be hiring him for regular service! Thanks Omar for your help today!!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandra D.
Verified review

Their initial service was great. They completed most of the items that we had discussed at the time of the estimate. A few things they weren't able to do because there was a freak thunderstorm which rarely ever happens here. They were early on time and very professional. And they spoke English so items were not lost in miscommunication. They will now be doing my regular yard service.

Prestige Lawn Care Company
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Darin H.
Verified review

I have only been using Prestige Landscaping Company for a few weeks now, but they have provided excellent service and fulfilled all my expectations. My yard looks great and it is so nice to come home from work and have the yard all cleaned up! I would definitely recommend Prestige Landscaping for weekly yard service/maintenance needs.

AB Landscape Service
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
William V.
Verified review

One of the best landscaping companies I have ever used.Very professional unbelievable work.My yard never looked better..I highly recommend them if your looking for someone to do your lawn.Thanks again amazing job

Mike Christensen
4.5
from 26 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Laura C.
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Mike did a great job on my yard and was very easy to work with. Highly recommended.

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Carson Schardin Landscape
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karin P.
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Carson did come out to investigate for no charge, but ironically my initial reason for contacting him was a problem that had solved itself. However, the very next day, another problem showed up with the same sprinkler/drip system and Carson came back and fixed it in under an hour. He was on time, knew what he was doing and charges were quite reasonable. As my yard is in overall need of repairs and updates I will definitively call on Carson again for future work. Thanks for the great job you did.

Zárate Landscaping
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan L.
Verified review

Absolutely terrible service. I asked for my yard to be weeded, covered in canvas, and then mulched. I got my yard weeded and mulched, but the canvas covering never came. I paid in advance because I had to go to work while the workers were taking care of my yard only to come home and see that the job I asked for was only half done. When I contacted Zarate and mentioned this, they kept saying "we'll stop by and give you a cash refund". I asked them several times when this would happen and continued to get no response. AVOID ZARATE! They basically took an extra $300 from me and are avoiding giving it back.

  • 18 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Renetta B.
Verified review

I hired Richie to rid my front yard of badly overgrown weeds. Out of 6 people who responded to my request, Richie's pricing was most competitive. We set a time, 6/23/18 at 10:00 a.m., and true to form, Richie showed, ON TIME, ready to work. He restored my Front Yard to MINT condition! Although his quote included front yard only but he checked perimeter of home and pulled out any misc. weeds (there was a lot), including pulling out some unsightly ivy growing through my neighbor's fence onto my property. No extra charge. No hidden cost. He worked efficiently and was done with plenty of time for me to make plans for my Saturday. Very pleasant demeanor, which I appreciate (why people come across angry or rude when you're trying to PAY them money is beyond me). I recommend Richie for your lawn care project. You won't be disappointed.

Azul Gardening
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah L.
Verified review

Quick to respond and provides very good services! Did my yard and some small jobs I needed help with! Definitely recommend!

Brodeur Gardening
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rob F.
Verified review

Nicole's partner Miguel was a gentleman and did a great job with my overgrown yard. He even cleaned up a blackberry bush that I thought was beyond hope. Setup the time only a day ahead. Highly recommended.

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Verde Landscape Management
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brittany H.
Verified review

Luis is great! Our yard looks amazing!

Cypress Grove Landscapes
3.1
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tyler H.
Verified review

Anton was awesome to work with on my custom landscaping he had a great design plan on my paver driveway and his planting skills are amazing. He also continues to do yard maintenance and it looks better every week as the plants continue to grow and evolve into art!

Quality Lawn Solutions
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mary C.
Verified review

Abel was easy to talk to and once he understood what I wanted done in the yards he went to work and within two hours my yards looked great. He is fast, thorough and take pride in his work.

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.

How much does it cost to have your lawn mowed?

Regular lawn maintenance can do wonders for your home’s curb appeal. Professional lawn care prices will vary based on the regional cost to do business and regional cost of labor, the size of your lawn, and any additional services you may desire such as edging or mulching. The national average for lawn mowing costs is $30-$50. Pros may charge an hourly rate, a flat rate or by the square foot (an acre contains 43,560 square feet). Square footage rates factor in the professional’s time, the use of their equipment, and the gas to operate the mower. Distance may also affect cost: If you live outside the company’s standard service range, you may pay an additional travel fee. Here are some examples of average prices for mowing and lawn maintenance:

  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
    • Bimonthly: $40 per service/$80 per month.
    • One time only: $45 per service.
      • Prices include 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.
  • Hourly rate: $25 per hour (including travel, equipment costs and labor).
  • Lot size:
    • Smaller lots in subdivisions: $35.
    • Half-acre lot: $50.
    • One-acre lot: $100.
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