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Mission Viejo Garden Maintenance Professionals

Browse these garden maintenance services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Mission Viejo.

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Regs Tree and Lawn Services
4.8
from 168 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 218 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
ET E.
Verified review

Andres and his crew took only 2 days to till, prep, install an entire new irrigation system and lay sod for a yard that is over 1000 sq ft. Others quoted 4 days at a higher cost. We are very pleased with the final results and would highly recommend Andres and his Regs Tree and Lawn Services for any of your future landscaping needs! A++

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Box Construction, Inc.
4.9
from 149 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 200 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob S.
Verified review

Stephan and his crew were outstanding! His military background was a huge plus in quickly assessing the issues, formulating a plan to address those issues, implementing the plan with his crew and completing the job. His crew of two outstanding young men were very polite and very knowledgeable about what needed repair, what needed maintenance and what didn’t need repair. I can say that I have found someone who I can trust with all of my future home repairs and improvements.

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Manny Tree Care
5.0
from 142 reviews
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Craig S.
Verified review

I contracted Manny this year to trim 9 trees at my residence. His work was outstanding, he was prompt and courteous and his price was very competitive. I will continue to utilize his services for all my landscaping needs. Thanks Manny

Jose Torres
4.8
from 127 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
Rob B.
Verified review

Our backyard was in dire need of maintenance, and our front yard was worse. We had the succulent plants planted last year and they grew at a rapid rate. Jose showed up on time cleaned the front like it was just planted and really cleaned up the back yard too. Before we avoided going outside because all we seen was the work that needed to be done. Now we can go out and relax. Jose did a GREAT job!

Top Pro
  • 6 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brett B.
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Thumbtack was great. I was contacted promptly by Chris Marich of Urban Gardener. I needed some lawn sprinklers repaired. Chris kept in contact with me periodically letting me know when he could do the job. That he was on his way. Really great service. And Chris is an extremely thorough and a very likeable guy. I am very pleased with both Thumbtack and Urban Gardener. I would definately recommend both of them.

Miss Landscape
4.4
from 110 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
Nellie M.
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Warm, friendly and professionsal gardening services. I highly recommend them for your lawn and landscaping needs.

Domingo Moreno
4.6
from 104 reviews
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
Priya R.
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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
4.4
from 70 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Kim T.
Verified review

Hired Ben to take care of my lawn service for the month as of today. Will re-evalaute after the first month to bring more customers around my neighborhood. So far, he is very knowledgeable with the lawn maintenance. He will come back next week to finish the rest of the yard work such as trimming/pruning and removing weeds. So far, Mr. Parks has shown me good positive outcome with my lawn. More feedback to follow throughout the month contract upon hiring him.

Franco's Gardening
4.6
from 58 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Irene V.
Verified review

Franco's gardening services are dependable, professional, and they keep my front and rear yard looking wonderful. They are also cost effective. Franco himself is a very nice person who takes his work seriously. I highly recommend Franco's Gardening Services.

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dennis H.
Verified review

Adrian team trimmed over 18 ficus trees, they were able to do it all in one day with not issues, they cleaned up tightly and had no issues cutting around the electric wires. Adrian was friendly and came by to quote the job, he was organized and detailed outlining what will be done and how long it will take. I felt like his price was very fair and he was an honest person. I am looking forward to working with Adrian and his team on regular maintenance for gardening and tree trimming. Plus Adrian trimmed a large palm tree for a bonus and now the entire neighborhood loves how it was cut. Great work!

All Around Landscape LLC
4.3
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia W.
Verified review

I met with George and explained what I am looking for in a landscape maintenance professional. I am impressed with his experience and willingness to work on a large property at a very good rate.

Rivera Gardening services
4.1
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Sofia V.
Verified review

I needed someone to install sod and remove an old deck and fix/update the sprinkler system prior to doing so. Alex responded within minutes, and came out the very next morning to look at the project. He then did everything that was needed and we now have a beautiful lawn in place of the old composite deck. We also had a sudden leak outside the house. I sent him a picture of it and a text and he again responded right away and came out 20 min later to fix the problem. I then decided to hire him for our garden maintenance because he has been so reliable, honest and professional to work with.

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Lopez Gardening services
4.5
from 22 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David D.
Verified review

excellent job done realiable honest very professional highly recommend lopez Gardening services to any one looking for lawn care service

Ramos gardens
4.5
from 20 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tim & Eileen R.
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We are thrilled to have found Francisco! Reluctantly and with much trepidation, my extremely picky husband agreed to hire a garden service. - "No one will manicure my lawn the way I like it!" After a couple of negative experiences, we heard about Francisco Ramos. Francisco with his work quality, professionalism, garden knowledge and expertise, and work ethic are all the things my husband and I were looking for in a garden service. We have the greatest of confidence in all the work he does for us always going above and beyond from tree and shrub trimming, slope clearance, rose pruning, and most importantly, manicuring our lawn! We couldn't be more pleased and highly recommend Francisco Ramos Garden Service!

Mesa Verde Landscapes
4.2
from 22 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Bill T.
Verified review

I just had my first lawn service performed by Alvaro, the owner of Mesa Verde Landscapes. I could tell immediately that he has considerable knowledge in landscaping and lawn maintenance. He explained what services would be provided on an ongoing basis and his approach to providing them. I was very satisfied with his initial service and look forward to working with him regularly. I would highly recommend him for any lawn maintenance job.

Aceros landscaping
4.5
from 20 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Susan S.
Verified review

Oscar arrived on time with his crew and spent a solid hour on my yard clean up project. With the recent rains and losing my previous gardener, the grass and weeds made the property look unsightly. I am so pleased with the results of the team's work. I feel like I got my property back and decided on hiring Oscar to do my monthly lawn maintenance. His price is reasonable and he and his crew are personable and professional. I'm glad I found him on Thumbtack.

Mora Landscape Inc.
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly B.
Verified review

Rick has integrity and motivation to work hard and accomplish His jobs with care and precision. He runs His company “Mora Landscape Maintenance” with the expertise and knowledge of all that encompasses landscape . He is a good listener, pays attention to detail and cares to completely satisfy His customers. I recommend Mora Landscape Maintenance to ALL My clients and find He’s one of the very few that stands behind His work. Kelly F. “GO2Girl” Concierge

Top Pro
  • 32 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiziana B.
Verified review

We are very pleased with Manuel ,he answered to our request very fast ,he helped us on our projects and he was clean and artistic just like we were wishing for.He has a lot of skills especially planting between the tiny edge of our pool.We definitely raccomend him,you'll be satisfied .

Garciasgardening
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Abraham C.
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Amazing gardening services!

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Sam S.
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I had a project to remove a flower bed from a rental property I own. Eric was very responsive with communication and did a great job on the project. His cost was very fair as well. Eric is professional, nice, and can complete a wide range of jobs. I will definitely use Eric again.

Lawn Love - Los Angeles
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy Y.
Verified review

Jamie was wonderful to work with and incredibly professional. The convenience of scheduling and handling of payments was great, and the value of the service is terrific. The only reason I didn't give a 5 star rating is the gardeners forgot to service the backyard during their initial visit. It was simple enough to let Jamie know, though, and they came out the next day to handle it. I would highly recommend this company to others.

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.

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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