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Find a gardener near Mountain View, CA

Find a gardener near Mountain View, CA

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Find a gardener near Mountain View, CA

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a gardener?

To find a good gardener near you, compare top-rated pros online. Read their profiles to find out what their specialities and list of services are. For example, do they offer:

  • Mulching
  • Lawn maintenance
  • Trees and shrub removal
  • Trees, shrub and flower planting
  • Weed removal
  • Etc.

Also, read their customer reviews and inspect photos that showcase the gardeners’ work. And contact several gardeners near you to compare prices and decide who’s the best fit.

How often should a gardener come?

How often your gardener should come depends on what you’re looking for and your budget. Typically, homeowners prefer a gardener to come once per week, several times a month or once per month. This may include services like tidying up the garden or trimming and tidying hedges. Some people hire these tasks out once per year. For more regular services like mowing the lawn, weeding and trimming, you could hire someone to come every week or every other week. If you do some of the work yourself, you can have them come out less frequently.

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.

How much does it cost to landscape your front yard?

Prices for landscaping your front yard can range from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the scale of your front yard project. Your landscaping price will reflect how much change you implement, how much labor is required, and the cost of materials.

Landscaping is typically made up of softscaping and hardscaping. Softscaping refers to selecting trees, bushes, flowers and plants to achieve a desired aesthetic and to meet goals such as having a drought-tolerant yard. Hardscaping refers to moving earth, installing structures, and putting in decorative stonework, sidewalks or lighting. For softscaping, you may want to hire a landscape designer to consult on your plants and layout, and then do the digging and planting yourself or hire a gardner to handle the heavy lifting. A landscape designer’s hourly rate may range from $50 to $150 or more. If you want a turnkey approach, meaning someone who works with you to create the vision and then executes all the work, landscaping pricing will typically come down to a cost per square foot rather than an hourly rate. It’s a solid investment: Great landscaping can add up to 28 percent value to your home.

Reviews for Mountain View gardeners
Suzanne P.
Agosto Home Services completely transformed my garden. They did a fantastic job taking it from a neglected "jungle", to a beautiful, clean, like-new garden. It's never looked this good. I am so happy I found them. They did everything I asked for, just they way I hoped they would. I will keep using them and wouldn't want anyone else to work in my garden. I highly recommend them!
Agosto Home Services & LandscapeAgosto Home Services & Landscape
Thumbtack Customer
Miguel was excellent. Cleaned up very fast, very friendly and offers landscaping suggestions for my small garden. I highly recommend hiring him!
Castro LandscapeCastro Landscape
Sand B.
Hada competitive quote was able to do the job on my time line fast efficient, punctual,good communication. Very pleased, highly recommend Elvis Rivera Gardening!
Rivera Gardening ServiceRivera Gardening Service
Jim H.
My front and back yards were choked with weeds. The weeds were getting taller and I really needed some help. The weather was starting to warm up and I needed to do something before everything dried out! I hired Martinez's Gardening and Landscaping. Luis was able to come out the next day and get everything cleaned up. He was on time, easy to communicate with and he and the person working with him did excellent work. He also did the work for what I felt was a reasonable price. It was a lot of work. I strongly recommend Martinez Gardening and Landscaping. I plan to hire them for regular garden maintenance. (I don't have before pictures, but it was pretty ugly...)
Martinez's Gardening & LandscapeMartinez's Gardening & Landscape
Rahul K.
Miguel has been great from the time we messaged him. He came as discussed, viewed the property and provided the estimate. We have started twice-a-month garden maintenance with him and his first visit today was great - we look forward to the weeks ahead.
Martinez's Gardening & LandscapeMartinez's Gardening & Landscape
Kelly C.
Sulma and Moises did an excellent job fixing up our overgrown garden! They were responsive and punctual, really easy to work with. They stopped by beforehand to provide a quote - we thought it was a very fair price and it worked with our budget. I wouldn’t hesitate to contact them again for their professional service and highly recommend them to anyone else:)
Sulma&moises gardening serviceSulma&moises gardening service
Jason L.
Elvis cancelled on me without so much as a phone call. Just a one-line text that read: “Hello I just want to let you know I have not time to continue work with you would be better if you get somebody up ...” And, this was after an entire month of leaving our garden unattended, overgrown with weeds, and looking completely disheveled. Not a good experience.
Rivera Gardening ServiceRivera Gardening Service
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