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Stockton Backyard Landscapers

Browse these backyard landscapers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Stockton.

Top Pro
from 79 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edward E.
Verified review

David did a wonderful job in weeding my backyard. This is the firs time I had hired a gardner on this website and I found that David was not only very professional but he was also very responsive and polite. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.

Jose Miranda
from 66 reviews
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Jack S.
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Jose professionalism, responsiveness and value was great. After fixing the backyard piping/sprinklers, He double checked the entire system front and back making sure everything is in good working order.

  • 13 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Tara B.
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Benito not only completed our backyard landscaping, but he went above and beyond to add little touches that really make a big difference. For example, instead of just setting aside an area for my garden, he built a raised bed that is beautiful. Our yard went from being a bare lot with weeds to a place where we can be proud to invite friends and family. Our yard now has a patio, grass, a raised gardening bed, and an easy to maintain rock border. All of this would be enough for a good rating, but even more impressive - this was all done in just 3 days! I'm very happy with the results.

Top Pro
  • 4 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristie L.
Verified review

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.

Valley Oak Home Services
from 44 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Monique B.
Verified review

Robert is fantastic. He keeps the lawns looking great. I am so glad I met him.

Wright Landscape and Design
from 41 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Matt S.
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I used Wright Landscape to perform some work in my backyard. I was amazed by the responsiveness and ability to get the job done quickly. The outcome was great! Excellent workmanship and very professional. I would hire them again and more importantly suggest them to my friends and family.

  • 22 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Patti S.
Verified review

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.

from 39 reviews
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Laura C.
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I highly recommend Duralandscaping1 for your landscaping job! Fernando did an awesome job installing the sprinklers and sod at hour home in Sonoma. The backyard pool are looks amazing now. The quality and efficiency of the job was great.

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All Season Landscaping
from 33 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alfred P.
Verified review

Great job with my fence work. Such a great job, I had them do my grass-roots and backyard.

C V landscape service
from 29 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Sunil P.
Verified review

Cris is good - patient and can move quickly which I appreciated especially as it was a big project for me in terms of redoing the backyard area so his job was key in laying the irrigation, bringing framing the yard with headerboard and bringing 4 cu yards of soil to raise the elevation and keep planter areas for trees and the drip irrigation. It's probably best to outline the scope but he will work with you and I thing the pricing was fair considering I wanted to move quickly. He has come back out after to answer some questions and said he could help me with some trees and I look forward to hopefully working with Cris again.

  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Michael L.
Verified review

Paul and his son Don came out the same day I posted my request. They were prompt, polite, and professional. Above all, the lawn looks great! I hired them on the spot and look forward to many years of excellent landscaping and lawn care. - Michael

Prestige Lawn Care Company
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen V.
Verified review

Don did our backyard to a year or so ago and we are currently working with him to do some additional work. He is responsive and thoughtful and does quality work. I highly recommend him.

AB Landscape Service
from 25 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Robert F.
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Happy with AB service, work is efficient and service is at a reasonable cost. I'm having them mow lawn, trim edges of lawn and plants. Also have asked for trimming tree branches. Wish they would take away the yard refuse though.

Quality Yards
from 19 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Chieh O.
Verified review

Justin and David help to clean and shape my front and back yards. They also adjusted the sprinkler system so that it waters the right areas. They showed up on time and did a great job, which is beyond my expectation. They are also willing to communicate with me about the gardening works. I would highly recommend them to take care of your yards.

  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene P.
Verified review

Angel cared for all areas of our home including both sides, front and backyard lawn areas, pruned ALL trees and plants, weeded everything, and even hauled away all the leftover trimmings. He not only made it super easy to schedule the work, but to also meet for initial consult. I look forward to continuing to work with Angel for our lawn maintenance needs.

Absolute Best Care
from 12 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
March L.
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Good and fair price; great results; Mike and his crew removed 3 trees in my backyard on time and budget.

Elite Riverside Landscaping
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Mike S.
Verified review

Dmitry and Tim were great to work with. They are hard working professionals that will spend the time to discuss your project with you and let you know exactly what you can expect. They were very helpful in offering suggestions and opinions that made a lot of sense. The work they performed included removing my dead backyard lawn with a sod cutter, replacing and resetting sprinklers, laying new sod, yard cleanup, bringing in and spreading out mulch and river rock, aerating, seeding and fertilizing my front lawn, planting drought resistant plants, installing new drip lines, sprinkler valve maintenance, pulling and replacing the sprinkler wiring, installing a new WiFi sprinkler timer and setting and fully testing the new system. When they were done they completely cleaned the area so it looked better than when they got there. On top of that, Dmitriy noticed that my downspout straps were missing screws so he went around to all my downspout and secured them. I would highly recommend Dmitriy and would definitely use him again.

Top Pro
RR Landscaping
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cristine H.
Verified review

Ricardo and his team were busy with another job, but fit us in so our job could be completed on our timeline. The job was completed with some additions along the way as we both saw fit to both of our satisfactions. We now have a fabulous deer proof garden space with 2 gates! I recommend RR Landscaping and look forward to working with them in the future.

Vizcay Landscaping
from 5 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ray O.
Verified review

Great job, very professional

from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Katie R.
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Mr. Lang and his crew did such an outstanding job with our backyard. We had such bad experiences with landscapers in the past and he was very responsive, professional and fairly priced. We will use him for all our landscape projects in the future. I love our backyard!!

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Margie F.
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Anthony and his crew did a good job on a yard project. They were reliable and completed the job in a timely manner.

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.

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