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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 Palm Springs gardeners
Selina P.
Alfredo was wonderful to work with. As a “thank you” present to our friends who hosted my birthday weekend, I decided to have an herb garden planted and restore an area around her fountain that suffered after a weekend of us and our two Siberian Husky’s. Alfredo helped me pull off the surprise “thank you” long distance (I live in Los Angeles) and actually was hired by my friend to replace her existing gardener. To use the word “gardener” doesn’t do him justice because not only is he talented with his landscape ideas, but he has credentials as a botanist. Alfredo is NOT the Friday blow guy - we have all had that experience. Additional qualities, he contacted me immediately after receiving my Thumbtack request (responsiveness), he sent pictures of the completed project (professionalism), he selected plants from the nursery of our choice i.e. not HomeDepo and didn’t charge for his extra travel time, I paid for the plants directly (no mark-up) and he kept to the quote even though we added some things on at the end (value). You will not be disappointed, but you will know that after the first telephone conversation with him! Happy Planting
Alfredo Quiroz Landscape &  MaintenanceAlfredo Quiroz Landscape & Maintenance
Jan W.
Freddie did an excellent job maintaining my patio gardens over the summer—weeds were pulled and plants were trimmed beautifully. He also watched that irrigation was in working order. He is going to remove a small tree for me in December. I look forward to continuing to work with him, and I strongly recommend him. Thanks for everything, Freddie!
Alfredo Quiroz Landscape &  MaintenanceAlfredo Quiroz Landscape & Maintenance
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