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Rocklin Backyard Specialists

Browse these backyard specialists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Rocklin.

Mercado's Tree Service
4.6
from 172 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 257 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra S.
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Mercado's Tree Service provided excellent service in trimming our 40+ foot tree in our front lawn. They did a beautiful job and for a very reasonable rate. They demonstrated utmost professionalism in all aspects of the job. In addition, upon our neighbor's request, they were able to trim our neighbor's backyard tree and they, in turn, were satisfied as well. I highly recommend, without reservation, Mercado's Tree Service!

Rodriguez Gardening
4.7
from 98 reviews
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley L.
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Review for Sylvester thumbtack: Sylvester and his crew were amazing! He responded to my thumbtack request immediately and was able to come out that same day to give me a quote that was so good I hired him on the spot! He came back within a few hours (same day still) with a crew that worked so fast and effectively it was impressive! They leveled a corner of my backyard and laid weed abatement paper and 5 yds of pea gravel. The next day I had them come back for another job in which they removed the English ivy that was taking over my backyard...in just one day!!!

M.K.ENTERPRISES
4.6
from 91 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
John C.
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Mike did an outstanding job for me recently on a new patio for my backyard in Midtown. He responded to me quickly with a competitive bid and was available to do the work when I needed it. He had the experience I was looking for and every tool we needed to complete the work efficiently. He took the time to make sure each stage was accurate and graded correctly and took pride in making it right. I will hire him again for future projects and recommend him to all.

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All In Service
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jonelle C.
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Removal of multiple old/dead trees, sucklings and debris from backyard as well as demolition and removal of an aluminum shed.

Thompson Landscaping
4.7
from 67 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
Donna W.
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Repaired large drip system in my backyard. John completed the work in a timely manner and was even willing to do a few additional jobs that I added once he got to my home. I would recommend him to my family and friends.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristie L.
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Squeezed us in to his schedule and provided a great deal we couldn't turn down. Arrived about 15 minutes late - but stayed longer than scheduled to make sure the job was completed - and that the backyard was put back together. *We did not pay for the stump grindings to be removed - so I cannot comment on that part. Would reach out to him again for additional bids on future services if needed.

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Pablo landscaping services
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda R.
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Pablo does a great job with my backyard in Mather and pays close attention to detail. He maintains by backyard every other week and is very responsive via text or phone calls. His price is very reasonable as well. Definitely recommend him!

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Rucker's Landscape & Hauling
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Casey K.
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Rucker's has been nothing short of awesome. They have tamed our very unruly backyard that is filled with all different species of plants. Thanks!

  • 22 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Patti S.
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My yard looks great! They even pulled my trash bins in the backyard because they came on a pick up day. It was nice pulling up to my driveway after work and not having to pull them in the yard. Anton knows a lot about landscaping and has great ideas. I look forward to working with him to get our yard looking even better and low maintenance.

Prestige Lawn Care Company
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen A.
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I am so happy to finally have my backyard back! Prestige Landscaping did everything I asked and had the job completed within two days. Looks great!

AB Landscape Service
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis A.
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Issac, AB Landscaping, has been doing a fantastic job, for over a two year period. He takes directions, and always happy to render excellent suggestions. He has worked with me in landscaping my front and backyards, and always at competitive prices. Thank you Issac!

B&M Landscape
4.6
from 24 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Denise P.
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General cleanup in the backyard area (1 acre). They did exactly what I asked in the timeframe I was looking for. Very professional, nice and focused. I will hire them again.

JS Construction & Landscape
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca G.
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Jeff built stairs in our backyard. He did a great job when he said he would do it for the price he said he would do it. I'm very satisfied! Thank you Jeff!!

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Green scapes
4.0
from 25 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karuna K.
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steve laid some sod in our front and backyard. he fixed some sprinklers too. good guy, hard worker

Anything Outside
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Renee E.
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Anything Outside did a fantastic job on my backyard! They helped me plan my yard to fit within my budget. The men who worked on my yard always showed up on time and worked with a smile. The job was done as described and looked even better than I expected! Shane Goyt is down to earth and easy to talk to. I'm saving my money so I can hire him again on my next project!

  • 27 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
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Five Seasons Landscape Construction was a great company to work with. They responded to my request for a quote in one day and met my schedule that required the project to complete in time for an event I was hosting. Stan and his crew were friendly, polite, and my backyard looks great. I am planning on having them back to take care of some additional work later this summer. I highly recommend Five Seasons!

J T Urbano Construction
3.8
from 12 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
John N.
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Josh is a true professional. The work was performed on time, and his attention to detail is exceptional . We have a backyard to be proud of, and I would highly recommend JT construction to my family and friends.

Majestic Landscape
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa R.
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Jo did an amazing job on our backyard. He laid over 2000 square feet of pavers perfectly. He was very professional and showed up all 7 days on time. He asked questions when needed. I would definitely hire him again and have recommended him to family and neighbors.

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Self Contractor
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sabrina J.
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Jose did an awesome job and was always professional. We love the work that he did to make our backyard look beautiful!

Eric Sebrell Handyman
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Megan H.
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Did a great job on Backyard fence!

  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany P.
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I believe it was Timothy who came and did our service. Very nice and professional guy. We hired Diversified Home Services for a mowing, trimming and clean up of our front and back yard. We have a pretty big backyard and he did that as well as the front lawn. All that work and the cost was very affordable! He also did an AMAZING job! He was super thorough and the yards look great! We will definitely refer and use again when we need it!

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 your lawn mowed?

Regular lawn maintenance can do wonders for your home’s curb appeal. Professional lawn care prices will vary based on the regional cost to do business and regional cost of labor, the size of your lawn, and any additional services you may desire such as edging or mulching. The national average for lawn mowing costs is $30-$50. Pros may charge an hourly rate, a flat rate or by the square foot (an acre contains 43,560 square feet). Square footage rates factor in the professional’s time, the use of their equipment, and the gas to operate the mower. Distance may also affect cost: If you live outside the company’s standard service range, you may pay an additional travel fee. Here are some examples of average prices for mowing and lawn maintenance:

  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
    • Bimonthly: $40 per service/$80 per month.
    • One time only: $45 per service.
      • Prices include 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.
  • Hourly rate: $25 per hour (including travel, equipment costs and labor).
  • Lot size:
    • Smaller lots in subdivisions: $35.
    • Half-acre lot: $50.
    • One-acre lot: $100.
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