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Pinole Landscape Gardeners

Browse these landscape gardeners with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Pinole.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hilary G.
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D' Franco landscape designed our whole irrigation system for our garden. The team was incredibly professional and very knowledgeable about irrigation. Great communication in regards to the planning and then reviewing the final project. Very happy we chose D'Franco landscape for our irrigation, excellent at what they do! Great value as well.

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RAMIREZ LANDSCAPING
4.8
from 80 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lenietta B.
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I posted my job & within minutes David replied. We set up a consult Friday, he was here on time and not only quoted me but talked me through various options. I have a townhouse with a very small patio area that I wanted to enjoy. There were dead dried out weeds everywhere. I never opened my patio blinds it was so scary. In less than an hour David & his dad cleaned out the old weeds and transformed my yard to look twice as big. He was very affordable and just a real sweet spirit. His card is definitely saved on my phone so if I hear anyone looking for a landscape extraordinaire I'm referring him and his dad. I am so grateful. Oh, my kids came home Sunday and immediately start playing leap frong on the pavers. The only disappointment is that thumbtack doesn't have a photo before and after feature. #imstillcrying

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Matthew Kelly Construction
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shannon R.
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We hired Metthew to build a 40' long 3' high retaining wall and then move a LOT of soil, in order to level a back garden area. He was knowledgeable, reasonable, and exactly on time for all planning meetings and work meetings. Most notable was his very clear communication, ability to suggest solutions, and quality of crew and work product. Matthew is highly recommended and we will CERTAINLY work with him again!

  • 10 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Camellia D.
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I had a stubborn weeding job on my front and side yard.Gusanito Garden quickly did the job well. It looks beautiful and I am very happy with their work.

Top Pro
  • 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
Anne T.
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Green Touch Landscape has been doing my gardening they work good and definitely know what their doing Thanks Rene and Carlos for your wonderful job.

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David F.
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To create some additional space in the top floor of my garden cottage, I wanted to take advantage of the high ceilings and have a loft space installed. It was important to me that none of the floor space underneath was compromised, and wanted to avoid using supports from the floor. Jasper came over, took the time to understand my needs & vision, and offered a tremendous amount of support and advice as we pursued the design. He presented me with different options, and was sensitive to my pricing considerations. Ultimately, we decided it was best to pursue a minimally viable solution, and then expand on it as my needs changed. Within a week, Jasper showed up with his friend, a truck full of lumber, and got to business. He showed up at noon, and was done by 8pm. He was happy to make adjustments and modifications I requested weeks after completion (at no additional charge), left my home clean, and really took pride in his work. He was friendly, professional, and stood behind his work 100%. It was truly a pleasure to have Jasper come and turn my loft space vision into a reality that was far better than anything I could have imagined at a great price and on budget. I look forward to using him again for my future projects.

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  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peihong C.
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Miguel is the best gardener I’ve worked so far. I am really satisfied with his work, my yard looks so much cleaner and tidier. I would definitely hire him again in the future.

Duranlandscaping1
4.3
from 41 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Marquetta E.
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Some of the work the gardener completed, he did an awesome job, what looked like a total mess is now full of color

Castro Landscape
4.5
from 38 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 338 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.

Top Pro
  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen K.
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These guys rock! They do it all from landscaping to tree cutting, they do any household handyman things you need done. Trustworthy, honest, kind, prompt, knowlegable, very nice guys. No need to look further. Have nice day! Karen, Fairfield, Can.

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Quick Lawn Care
4.6
from 28 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Adrienne T.
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We hired Bin and his brother to repair our wood fence that had been damaged when a tree fell. They came to give me an estimate in person and listened well to my concerns. After talking it through, they came up with a great solution to patch the fence instead of a costly replacement. They were even able to source weathered wood that made the repair invisible to notice. If you have a tricky landscape project and want tailored service, call Bin at Quick Lawn Care.

  • 28 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Diana M.
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Quiet Elegance Landscape did a beautiful job in my backyard. They were prompt, courteous and kept the job site clean. Rob was very informative on all phases of the job and allowed me to meet him at the nursery to see choices for plant materials. I am very happy with the job and would highly recommend him

RMR Landscaping
4.7
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy F.
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We Recently finished our entire home remodeling. Ricardo took care of all the Landscape/Hardscape. Entire front/back yard remodeled. Plants, Pavers, Grass, & outdoor lighting were installed. Very nice people to work with. Work quality was outstanding

  • 10 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Rose M.
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I am so impressed with Fernando and his Uncle they were so kind and professional. I enjoy talking with Helen who came out to be sure I was satisfied they are very nice people. The price is fair. The work was amazing. I had 3 gardeners prior and their work out shined them all. Im looking forward to a long relationship wirh four seasons.

Shirin Bond Landscape
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda R.
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Shirin is knowledgable and passionate about designing gardens that meet her clients' interests and needs. We have been wanting to plan our garden for a year, but as novice gardeners were not sure where to begin. Shirin met with us to learn our preferences and discuss possible plant options and layouts. She took time to review the designs she created and answer our many questions. We are very pleased with her work and eager to begin planting our new gardens!

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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.
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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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RR Landscaping
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deborah P.
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Loved the job-- dedicated, great team! Lots of compliments on the landscape work!

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AC Landscaping
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle L.
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So far, we've just had the initial estimate appointment and scheduled the yard clean up. However, my boss was very impressed and said, "I like these guys!" after meeting with them! Thanks, AC Landscaping, for making me look good in choosing you!

Vizcay Landscaping
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie R.
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Nick was right on time and explained everyting to me of what needed to be done. Returned the next day and replaced the irrigation valve as promised!! Will use him again if needed!

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.

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.

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