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Lake Elsinore Backyard Designers

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Regs Tree and Lawn Services
4.8
from 161 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victor H.
Verified review

Needed to get a tall tree taken out of the backyard. They were very affordable, quick and clean! Would definitely recommend and will be using them again.

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Box Construction, Inc.
4.9
from 146 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mayra A.
Verified review

what a wonderful experience. Not many business owners go out of their way to make sure the customer knows they are valued. Steve responded to our job and within a couple hours was in our backyard looking at the project which was taking out a thick load full of previously placed cement. With our busy schedules he was able to meet face to face with us the night before the project started and had great ideas for out back yard. We decided on moving forward with the project and by the next morning Steve and his team were tackling that removal. Checking in with me and my husband constantly was a plus. When the backyard was cleared out he made sure to show me what was done and what the next steps for our project world be. Moving foward I will hire Steve again. He's local, a veteran and such a hard worker. Thank you and your team for taking this project on.

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Manny Tree Care
5.0
from 139 reviews
  • 163 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brittany L.
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He and his partner arrived 30 MINUTES EARLY! Very impressed. He did my backyard in 20 minutes and did a GREAT job. I highly recommend!!

Jose Torres
4.8
from 123 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 205 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy M.
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I have a cactus garden that was very overgrown. Dangerous work! I also wanted some of the cacti transplanted to my backyard. Mr. Torres came on a Sunday,started work and did not stop until the job was done. He is more a landscape designer,then just a gardener. His crew ,by his side he sculped my cactus and transplanted and shaped them into a beautiful garden. It looks beautiful.He wants to please his customers and he reaches that goal. I would highly recommend him.He is now my official cactus expert.!

  • 24 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Loni C.
Verified review

Jose provides an excellent customer service. Unlike other contractors who hardly ever return my calls, Jose is very prompt in responding to texts and messages and is flexible with his time to come to the house for an estimate. When we finalized on the quote, his crew came out the next day and finished the patio and the retainer wall within a day and a half. The outcome is awesome, I no longer cringe with disgust when I look at my backyard. Thank you Jose!

Miss Landscape
4.4
from 108 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
June R.
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Mowed and trimmed backyard. Fast, efficient, and a job well done. Thank you for making the time to do it today. Happy holidays.

Domingo Moreno
4.7
from 97 reviews
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
Priya R.
Verified review

Domingo and his team did an excellent job at making our backyard look like new again. Backyard had almost two years of neglect with overgrown plants and dead grass and trees. Domingo gave a very reasonable price for the whole job and took only a day to complete. They cleaned up and also had good ideas and suggestions about plants and placement. Definitely hiring him again and calling him back for monthly maintenance. He is also very courteous.

Lawn Works
4.5
from 63 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Gina M.
Verified review

Ben helped us out in a jam with a previous landscaper and gave us some good ideas to do with our yard. Thank you Ben!

  • 17 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Abhijit Y.
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Alfonso provided a very reasonable estimate to trim 5 palm trees right here on Thumbtack, just based off of pictures I had uploaded. That made this whole process so much more stress free. He arrived with his crew on time and did a very professional job leaving the trees looking clean and hauling away all the debris. His crew was supposed to clean debris that had fallen over the fence onto my neighbors backyard but forgot to do it. The neighbor was furious to see debris on his new outdoor furniture. Having said that, I applaud Alfonso’s professionalism in apologizing and returning the very next morning to clean the neighbor’s area of all the debris and dust from the trimmings. I will definitely hire him again and recommend to anyone thats looking for value for money and professional outcomes.

J&J Landscaping
4.4
from 45 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Blanca M.
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Complete sprinkler installation of front & backyard. Work was completed in 2 days in a very clean & professional manner! I was impressed with Ms. Santiago's hardworking crew and the fact that they all worked well with one another to finish the project. The project was huge to undertake due to the fact that the front yard is massive & I wanted to save some existing plants & shrubs. They worked around the areas that I wanted to salvage & I was very happy. New sprinkler system is amazing & all areas of the yard are now receiving water. Pressure is excellent & pleased with the quality materials she used for the job! All Rain-bird sprinklers! Norma also salvaged my old Rain-bird timer which she informed still had some years of use. Timer is complicated & expensive to replace. Very pleased that I was able to save some money in keeping my old timer! Bets of all Norma programmed the timer according to the city's water schedule!

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Xpert Landscape
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fraya B.
Verified review

George and his crew did an excellent job. I had a deadline to have my property cleaned up for a photo shoot for a real estate listing, George made my backyard look picture perfect. He trimmed all the palm trees, fruit trees and various foliage, weeded, and hauled off the trimmings and he did it all for a fair price. He cleaned up the front yard as well so everything look pristine. I am very pleased with Xpert Landscaping's work and will use them again.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alice M.
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We got quotes from a few landscapers and were impressed by DG Construction. We had a vision for our backyard and they did an excellent job in making it happen. They were here at the times they indicated and they finished the job well within the time frame. We are more than pleased with our new backyard and so are our visitors. Would definitely recommend. David of DG Construction is more than willing to do what it takes to please his customer and is willing to listen to suggestions and ideas.

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HCC
4.5
from 26 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nutrix F.
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HCC did a good job in my backyard project. The contract was explained and all expectations were met in a timely fashion. I would recommend them to all my friends who would need this type of project. Thanks again HCC for a great job!

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Martinez Landscaping
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ludyn T.
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He did a very good job with my grass install. He also cut all my trees and put springers in my backyard. All and all he did everything he said he would do on time and very clean.

Elite Arbor Care, Inc.
3.5
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
JACOB M.
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They were great! The came out the next day and cleared out my whole backyard. It's a big backyard that was really overgrown with weeds 3 feet high. They did a great job and would highly recommend them!

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Steve Fry Construction
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kirk H.
Verified review

Steve put in a doggy door for us and did an amazing job! Even added a little patio step for the dog. Very personable and all round great guy. He will definitely be the person I hire to do all future jobs.

Ramos gardens
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Marcia S.
Verified review

Fernando Ramos has been our gardener for many years. We had a small yard with many palm trees. Fernando made our small garden look great and took the best care of our palm trees . We now have a large yard and he has done an amazing job of transforming the backyard and side yard to a beautiful drought resistant garden. He's has also updated our lighting and irrigation systems. He does it all! We highly recommend Ramos Gardens!

Form & Focus Landscape, LLC
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Rochelle G.
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Form and Focus Landscape does phenomenal work and we highly recommend them to anyone who wants the highest quality work, responsiveness, and honesty! Jacob demoed our entire backyard and replaced it with beautiful, soft turf. He also put down stone for a BBQ area and ran the gas line under the ground so we could hook up a gas BBQ. All of his guys worked day and night (literally) to complete the job as quickly as possible. At the end of the project, everything was cleaned up so professionally. All of the numbers were told to us upfront and there were no surprises. We had an initial quote from Jacob, but weren't ready to move forward. He was so honest and did not pressure us to do anything. We contacted him a few months later with new ideas and he came back out without question or hesitation. Once we decided to move forward, Jacob was always available and punctional. The quality of work was superb. He stuck to his timeline (even finished early)! His partner Aaron was also very easy to work with. He made us a beautiful a/c cover from wood. We absolutely love our new backyard and we get so many positive compliments from friends and family! Thank you!!

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Cutting Edge
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kimi W.
Verified review

We want to thank you and your landscaping crew for an exceptional job on our very distressed backyard. You should get an award for this project. We are very satisfied with the results. Our tenants and neighbors are amazed at the transformation. The work was done in a timely manner. And, you successfully worked with our budget! You are a highly knowledgeable guy that does not cut corners. We highly recommend Cutting Edge for any project and will use Ryan and his crew again and have already referred them to friends and neighbors. Chuck & Kimi, City of Orange, CA

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Keadrick W.
Verified review

Very professional and trustworthy. I’m all my experience in working with landscape and design architects, they offered the highest quality material, service, and craftsmanship. Transformed my entire backyard in 8 days! We’re already planning our next project!

Athletic Turf Solutions
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy L.
Verified review

James and Tami helped me with every aspect of my backyard remodel. They helped with design, layout, and the construction. They did a wonderful job installing my turf and provided an electrical plan as well. I ended up using them for all of my lighting and have been thrilled with the outcome. They were on time, available and finished the job in the exact time they specified. I would definitely recommend them to anyone.

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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Lake Elsinore, CA

  • Softscape services
    I don't need softscape services: Yes, Grass: Yes, Sod Installation: No, Tree/shrub planting: Yes, Tree/shrub removal: No, Flower beds: Yes, Gardening: No, Sprinkler installation: Yes, Drainage system: No, Outdoor lighting: No, Stump grinding and removal: No
  • Area(s) to be landscaped
    Back 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
    large lot size. want a lot of concrete, irrigation systems, planters and grass
  • $750
    Average price
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