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AA Cardenas Construction
4.8
from 200 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
Douglas C.
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We had a complete landscape overhaul project which we submitted on Thumbtack and received a prompt, courteous response from AA Cardenas. We had high-level plans for what we envisioned but also wanted to gain input from a professional opinion. During our initial meetings with Arisel Ortega (owner), he provided ideas and examples from other comparable projects that solidified he was the right person for the job. The estimates provided were comprehensive and reasonable. Arisel and his crew are extremely hard-working, and set realistic timescales for various stages of the project through completion. The attention to detail and overall quality of workmanship is high. We could not be more pleased with the end result. I highly recommend Arisel (AA Cardenas) for any landscaping need.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
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Robert W.
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After 4 years of drought our landscaping looked pretty bad. We had Valentin come and give us some ideas about converting to a drip watering system and landscaping with more drought resistant plants. Valentin and his landscaping staff came up with some excellent ideas. We approved, they went to work and the finished product is better than ever dreamed. Valentin worked with us every step of the way and was always available to answer questions and give us good ideas.

Vin ~ Tak
4.6
from 90 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Ynez J.
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I hired Vin to complete my landscaping needs. He did a Wonderful ! I was so impressed with his professionalism, quality of work and quickness . He showed up and started working after minutes of accessing the property. I was so impressed; I hired him on an on going basis. Would highly recommend him.

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Espinoza Tree Care
4.8
from 82 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Margaret M.
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Marceliano and his team did an excellent job, started on time Finished and cleaned up by noon. Will defiantly use his services again, and have referred them to my family for their trees. Thank you Guys!!

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RAMIREZ LANDSCAPING
4.8
from 80 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dianne C.
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So easy to work with! Great attention to detail. Did NOT rush through the job. Yard was transformed. Highly Recommend The Ramirez family for your landscaping!

CRC Gardening & Landscaping
4.7
from 78 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Beth D.
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I just moved into a new house and the previous owner hadn’t maintained the landscaping in a decade. It looked like nature was trying to reclaim the property. Carlos was quick to come give me an estimate, and was able to come out and clear everything before the end of the week. In a few hours my place didn’t look like a jungle anymore. I’ll definitely be calling Carlos when I’m ready to figure out the landscaping.

  • 10 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon Q.
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Gustavo is very attentive. I was able to make initial contact and set up a consultation and recurring services within 2 days. I have only had one service appointment, but I'm confident this will be a lasting relationship :)

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  • 13 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ron P.
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I was very glad that I found Milko Young. I am a landlord from Texas and I came to Berkeley to help with my daughter's move-in to a small house. I appreciated someone like Milko who is professional, honest, and easy to work with. He was great and is a true painter and handyman. His work included painting, fixing cracks in the ceiling/walls, installing various household items (ceiling fans, light fixtures), and staining the patio deck. He is also very thorough, he made sure fixtures like the smoke alarms were in working condition. I'm very picky about people who work for me and Milko went beyond my expectations. We are definitely planning to continue to have Milko do more work for us (landscaping & general handyman) in the weeks to follow. Thanks Milko!

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Green Touch Gardening
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sumit M.
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We got our backyard lawn and surrounding area redone with green touch landscaping. Carlos and his team did the job in a very professional way and on time. His pricing was also very affordable. We plan to work with him for all our future landscaping needs.

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  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
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Peter R.
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We recently purchased a home and the previous owners had deferred maintenance on much of the landscaping. Miguel was very responsive. He and his sons did an outstanding job trimming trees and hedges, shaping bushes, and pulling weeds. We look forward to working with him again in the future.

Duranlandscaping1
4.3
from 41 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Laura C.
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I highly recommend Duralandscaping1 for your landscaping job! Fernando did an awesome job installing the sprinklers and sod at hour home in Sonoma. The backyard pool are looks amazing now. The quality and efficiency of the job was great.

Castro Landscape
4.5
from 38 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 339 hires on Thumbtack
Karine D.
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I highly recommend Castro Landscape. I'm very pleased with the difficult hedging project they completed and appreciate their meticulous work. Miguel is professional and easy to work with and is able to schedule our yard work on a project by project basis that is convenient for us financially. Pricing is very reasonable for the quality work they do. We'll definitely be having them back for all of our gardening/landscaping needs.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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John S.
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Jerry did a great job repairing a broken sprinkler pipe in my lawn. He contacted me soon after I posted on Thumbtack, came by and quoted the job, then showed up when he said he would to do the work. The area where the work was done was left clean and the system once again works great. I highly recommend All Season for any type of lawn care or landscaping work.

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Quick Lawn Care
4.6
from 28 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sejal G.
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Bin is exceptional and joy to work with - his focus on the customer and their landscape vision means that he and his crew put their heart into getting job done. Amazing experience! Very reasonable priced and they are not penny pinchers so they went above and beyond and did not fuss about quote. Bin is real deal and will make landscaping an enjoyable and personal experience! Highly recommend!

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Ramirez Landscaping Service
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mitchell L.
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Enrique did a fantastic job on our backyard. It is the best it's ever looked. We couldn't be happier with his service.

RMR Landscaping
4.7
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia W.
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Ricardo rearranged his schedule to provide landscaping service on short notice to accomodate our needs. He conducted himself with professionalism and showed flexibility in order to ensure we received the service on the day we needed. We were satisfied with the work and as a result are considering hiring him for monthly service. Cynthia CINTAS General Manager Assistant

Perfect Landscaping
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara S.
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The Perfect Landscaping Company was the right irrigation and landscaping company for my job. Enthusiastic and really care about the finished product, easy to communicate with, willing to listen to your ideas, and honest enough to tell you the truth about how they feel about a material or idea you may bring up. There was a tremendous amount of work to do on my project and the team worked very hard and left my home neat during the process. I worked with Bill on selecting the shrubs and was impressed with his ability to take something complex and pull it together fast and efficiently. A very talented person. We are still going to be working together for some final touches with the irrigation system. I have confidence in this company and hope to be with them for many more years to come. B.E. Smoot

Shirin Bond Landscape
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie L.
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We loved working with Shirin and her team. They were all very professional, responsive to all of our questions and finished the job quickly with high quality. I feel confident that our landscaping and gardens will have a long life and are a great improvement to the value of our home.

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Outside Collective
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jay G.
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We trusted Christel's vision and love her design

Jr & Sons
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sean H.
Verified review

Fernando did an excellent job on our yard for an unbeatable price! He was extremely professional the entire time and created the outdoor space we were hoping for. A lot of landscaping companies we had contacted were very expensive and tried to up-sell us on features we didn't want and that fell outside our budget. Fernando created exactly what we asked and stayed within our budget. I would certainly recommend him to anyone wanting a beautiful yard for an even better price.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Luke F.
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I needed ideas to improve my front side yard and Edward came out right away and gave me a very competitive bid to install irrigation to connect to my existing system and put in sod, as well as topping off the bark in all the planter beds in my entire yard. Even better, he was able to start the job very quickly and finished it on time. Edward was super responsive, answered all my questions in person and via text/phone, and even put in some flowering plants (not part of the original job) for just the cost of the bags of planting soil he picked up.

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.

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.

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.

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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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